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The Wiley Handbook of What Works in Child Maltreatment: An Evidence-Based Approach to Assessment and Intervention in Child Protection
Dixon, Louise, Daniel F. Perkins, Catherine Hamilton-Giachritsis and Leam A. Craig (Eds)
Wiley-Blackwell / Hardcover / 2017-06-01 / 1118976177
Child Abuse & Prevention
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A comprehensive guide to empirically supported approaches for child protection cases

The Wiley Handbook of What Works in Child Maltreatment offers clinicians, psychologists, psychiatrists and other professionals an evidence-based approach to best professional practice when working in the area of child protection proceedings and the provision of assessment and intervention services in order to maximize the well-being of young people. It brings together a wealth of knowledge from expert researchers and practitioners, who provide a comprehensive overview of contemporary work informing theory, assessment, service provision, rehabilitation and therapeutic interventions for children and families undergoing care proceedings. Coverage includes theoretical perspectives, insights on the prevalence and effects of child neglect and abuse, assessment, children’s services, and interventions with children, victims and families.

About the Editors:

Louise Dixon, PhD, CPsychol is a Reader of Forensic Psychology at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Daniel Perkins, PhD is a Professor of Family and Youth Resiliency and Policy at the Pennsylvania State University.

Catherine Hamilton-Giachritsis, PhD, CPsychol, AFBPsS is registered with the UK Health and Care Professions Council as both a Forensic and Clinical Psychologist.

Leam A. Craig, BA (Hons), MSc, PhD, MAE, CSci, CPsychol, FBPsS, EuroPsy is a Consultant Forensic and Clinical Psychologist and Partner at Forensic Psychology Practice Ltd.

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