Addressing Recantation in Child Sexual Abuse
NCAC Virtual Training Center
It Really Didn’t Happen – Recantations of Child Sexual Abuse
Research to Practice: Considerations for the MDT Approach to Recantation
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Recantation in Cases of Child Sexual Abuse A Bibliography