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The APSAC handbook on child maltreatment

Author: John E B Myers; American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children.
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The 3rd edition of this text offers a comprehensive exploration of child abuse. Covering all aspects of child maltreatment, from prevention to intervention to treatment to the legal system, this resource contains the latest research and practical information from leading scholars. With approximately 80% new material and a completely reorganized structure, this resource has been thoroughly updated to reflect the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John E B Myers; American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children.
ISBN: 9781412966818 1412966817
OCLC Number: 351322156
Notes: "American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children."
Description: xi, 449 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: A short history of child protection in America / John E.B. Myers --
Prevention of child abuse and neglect / Deborah Daro --
Child protection system / Diane DePanfilis --
Juvenile court / John E.B. Myers --
Foster care and adoption / John E.B. Myers --
Criminal prosecution of child maltreatment / John E.B. Myers --
Child neglect / Martha Farrell Erickson and Byron Egeland --
Psychological maltreatment / Stuart N. Hart [and others] --
Neglect of children's health care / Howard Dubowitz --
Child maltreatment in the context of intimate partner violence / Sandra A. Graham-Bermann and Kathryn H. Howell --
Medical evaluation of physical abuse / Robert M. Reece --
Child physical abuse: interventions for parents who engage in coercive parenting practices and their children / Melissa K. Runyon and Anthony J. Urquiza --
Child sexual abuse: definitions, prevalence, and consequences / Lucy Berliner --
Disclosure of child sexual abuse: implications for interviewing / Thomas D. Lyon and Elizabeth C. Ahern --
Medical issues in child sexual abuse / Martin A. Finkel --
Mental health treatment for the effects of child sexual abuse / Elisabeth Pollio, Esther Deblinger, and Melissa K. Runyon --
Treatment of adolescent and adult sex offenders / Laura G. Kirsch, Amanda M. Fanniff, and Judith V. Becker --
Preventing sexual abuse: community protection policies and practice / Elizabeth J. Letourneau and Jill S. Levenson --
Child abuse and neglect investigation / Donna M. Pence --
Interviewing children / Karen J. Saywitz, Thomas D. Lyon, and Gail S. Goodman --
Legal issues in child abuse and neglect practice / John E.B. Myers --
Proving child maltreatment in court / John E.B. Myers.
Other Titles: Child maltreatment
Responsibility: editor, John E.B. Myers.

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The most comprehensive resource for individuals working within the child welfare system and for students preparing to work in child welfare and child protective services.  Read more...

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