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Legal and Ethical Dilemmas for Psychotherapists in Making Reports to Child Protection and Law Enforcement of Suspected Child Abuse within Ritual Abuse and the Production of Child Rape and Torture Materials

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In most states in the USA and in many other countries worldwide, psychotherapists, other health practitioners, educators, childcare providers, and others who interface with children, are mandated to make suspected child abuse reports (SCARs) to child protective services (CPS) and law enforcement (LE) when they have reasonable cause to suspect that a child, that is, a person under 18 years of age...

For Those Who Condemn Themselves for Acts Coerced Under Torture

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Introduction One of the most disturbing horrors described by survivors of extreme child abuse is having been subjected to torture to coerce them, while being tortured, to harm or kill other victims. Many survivors describe clear memories of first being subjected to this form of abuse as young children. The subsequent moral injury is devastating. For the purposes of this article, the term...

Legal and Ethical Dilemmas for Psychotherapists in Making Reports to Child Protection and Law Enforcement of Suspected Ritual Abuse of Children or Dependent Adults

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This page was updated by Dr. Lacter on April 12, 2018. The update can be found here: Legal and Ethical Dilemmas for Psychotherapists in Making Reports to Child Protection and Law Enforcement of Suspected Child Abuse within Ritual Abuse and the Production of Child Rape and Torture Materials Psychotherapists face many legal and ethical dilemmas when making reports of suspected ritual abuse, or...

Satanism and Ritual Abuse Archive

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Disclaimer: The following archive is the work of Diana Napolis, M.A., who is copyright owner, and is solely responsible for its content. The opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Ellen Lacter, Ph.D. Satanism and Ritual Abuse Archive by Diana Napolis, M.A., Copyright 2000 and 2007 The following cases describe legal proceedings held in Juvenile, Family, Civil and Criminal...

Call for Policy to Increase Protection for Victims of Ritual Abuse in San Diego

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By Ellen P. Lacter, Ph.D., October 4, 2002 I. Problem: Lack of Protection for Victims of Ritual Abuse in San Diego County Victims of ritual abuse in San Diego receive little or no protection due to problems in the functioning of the following public organizations, as described below: A. District Attorney’s Office B. San Diego Union-Tribune C. Civil Grand Jury of San Diego County D. Children’s...

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