About the authors: Dr. Deirdre MacIntyre is Principal Clinical Psychologist and Head of the Psychology Service for Children and Adolescents with the Eastern Health Board in Dublin. She is author of the Stay Safe Programme and has published numerous papers on child protection. She is a founding member of the Irish Child Abuse Prevention Program.
Dr Alan Carr is Director of the Doctoral Training Programme in Clinical Psychology at University College Dublin and Consultant Psychologist at the Clanwilliam Institute for Marital and Family Therapy in Dublin. His publications include Clinical Psychology in Ireland (Mellen, 1999), and Handbook of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology.This author hasn't published yet.