Child abuse cases with hard-to-prove allegations pose challenges for all those who seek to protect the welfare of children. Helping courts, evaluators, guardians, and lawyers understand and work with difficult cases, Equivocal Child Abuse brings together insights, experience, and guidance from multiple sources to minimize unnecessary harm done to c

Equivocality in a Complex Legal Context. The Courts: Views Across and Within. Investigation. The Expert in the Courtroom. Practitioner Hazards. Intervention Options. Mental Health Issues. Working Model for the Forensic Evaluator. Top Cat. Appendices. Index.