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Message ID: 8845
Date: 2011-04-05

Author:Hurst, Tamara

Subject:adolescent help-seeking behavior

I am conducting a literature review on the topic of adolescents and help-seeking behaviors to supplement my dissertation research on the prevention of commercial sexual exploitation of children. Much of the literature discusses determinants of whether or not adolescents will approach help sources such as parents, friends, and professionals. Are adolescent behaviors such as running away, sexual acting out, or self-harm ever considered non-verbal, covert forms of “help-seeking?” As always, I appreciate your input. Tamara Hurst, LCSW The University of Georgia Hurst28@uga.edu

I am conducting a literature review on the topic of adolescents and help-seeking behaviors to supplement my dissertation research on the prevention of commercial sexual exploitation of children. Much of the literature discusses determinants of whether or not adolescents will approach help sources such as parents, friends, and professionals. Are adolescent behaviors such as running away, sexual acting out, or self-harm ever considered non-verbal, covert forms of “help-seeking?” As always, I appreciate your input. Tamara Hurst, LCSW The University of Georgia Hurst28uga.edu