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5. Support persons and the child witness.
American Psychological Association, (2002)
  • Thomas D. Lyon, University of Southern California
American trial courts often rule on motions that children testify in court accompanied by a support· person. Unfortunately, the potential impact of providing a child witness with a support person has not been thoroughly researched.
  • child abuse,
  • child witness,
  • support persons
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5. Lyon, T. D. (2002, Winter). Support persons and the child witness. Section on Child Maltreatment Newsletter, Division 37, American Psychological Association, 6(3), 5.