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'Siblings as better together': Social worker decision-making in cases involving sibling sexual behaviour

Journal Article
Yates, P. (2017)
'Siblings as better together': Social worker decision-making in cases involving sibling sexual behaviour. British Journal of Social Work, bcx018(1), 176-194. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcx018
Sibling abuse is arguably the most prevalent form of family violence (Meyers, 2014), with sibling sexual abuse more common than parental sexual abuse (Krienert and Walsh, 2011...

"It's just the abuse that needs to stop": Social worker decision making regarding sibling living and contact arrangements in cases involving sibling sexual behaviour

Presentation / Conference
Yates, P. (2016, September)
"It's just the abuse that needs to stop": Social worker decision making regarding sibling living and contact arrangements in cases involving sibling sexual behaviour. Paper presented at NOTA Annual Conference, Brighton, UK
Somewhere between a third and a half of sexual abuse perpetrated by children and young people involves siblings as victims (Hackett et al., 1998; Ryan 2010). Sibling sexual ab...

Social workers’ use of heuristics in risk assessment and decision making in cases involving sibling sexual abuse

Journal Article
Yates, P. (2016)
Social workers’ use of heuristics in risk assessment and decision making in cases involving sibling sexual abuse. Forensische Psychiatrie und Psychotherpie, 23(Supp 1), 164
Between 1/3 and 1/2 of sexual abuse perpetrated by children and young people involves siblings as victims. The currently available risk assessment tools give this little consi...

Working with fathers of at-risk children: Insights from a qualitative process evaluation of an intensive group-based intervention

Journal Article
Scourfield, J., Allely, C., Coffey, A., & Yates, P. (2016)
Working with fathers of at-risk children: Insights from a qualitative process evaluation of an intensive group-based intervention. Children and Youth Services Review, 69, 259-267. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2016.08.021
This article is based on qualitative research with fathers who attended Mellow Dads, an intensive ‘dads only’ group-based intervention underpinned by attachment theory for fat...

Sibling sexual abuse: why don't we talk about it?

Journal Article
Yates, P. (2017)
Sibling sexual abuse: why don't we talk about it?. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26(15-16), 2482-2494. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13531
Aims and objectives To explore two hypotheses for explaining why there is little written about sibling sexual abuse and to raise awareness of the subject in order better to pr...

Social workers’ thinking processes in cases involving sexual behaviour between siblings

Presentation / Conference
Yates, P. (2016, January)
Social workers’ thinking processes in cases involving sexual behaviour between siblings. Presented at Heart and Head: Messages from research and practice on supporting effective judgement in social work, Stirling, Scotland
Dr. Peter Yates, Lecturer in Child and Pubic Protection at Edinburgh Napier University, will present an overview of findings from his doctoral research examining social worker...