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APSAC Handbook on Child Maltreatment, Third Edition
Myers, John E. B. and Jordan Greenbaum (Eds)
Sage Publications / Softcover / 2010-06-01 / 1412966817
Child Abuse & Prevention
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448 pages
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The third edition of this best-selling handbook covers all aspects of child maltreatment, including physical abuse, sexual abuse and neglect. The third edition will undergo a major overhaul by reorganizing the content categories according to each form of abuse. The previous two editions divided up the content by psychological, pychosocial, medical and legal aspects of abuse. Through the review process we learned that many reviews would prefer the organization to be grouped by each form of neglect (physical, sexual, emotional) rather than by the corresponding aspects. In addition, the third edition will have new and updated chapters, including the history of child protection, prevention, reporting, foster care and adoption, the criminal justice system, cultural competence and interviewing. The entire book will have a focus on evidence based practices which will be discussed in all parts. In addition, each part will contain a similar structure covering definitions, legal aspects, interventions and treatment. This edition is poised to be the most successful edition yet and will include contributions for THE leading experts in each corresponding area.

Contents:

Child Protection System Diane DePanfilis
Criminal Justice System John Myers
Definitions, Prevalence, and Consequences of Neglect Martha Farrell Erickson
Definitions, Prevalence, and Consequences of Physical Abuse Deborah Lowen, Sarah Passmore
Definitions, Prevalence, and Consequences of Sexual Abuse Lucy Berliner
Domestic Violence and Child Maltreatment Sandra Graham Berman
Foster Care and Adoption Kathleen Faller
History of Child Protection in America John Myers
Interventions for Physically Abusive Parents and Abused Children Anthony Urquiza, Melissa Runyon
Interviewing Children Gail Goodman, Karen Saywitz, Thomas Lyon
Investigating Neglect and Abuse Donna Pence
Juvenile Court John Myers
Medical Evidence of Physical Abuse Robert Reece
Medical Evidence of Sexual Abuse Martin Finkel
Neglect of Children's Health Howard Dubowitz
Prevention of Child Maltreatment Deborah Daro
Protecting Society from Sex Offenders Elizabeth Letourneau
Providing Child Maltreatment in Court John Myers
Providing Expert Testimony John Myers
Treatment for Sexually Abused Children Esther Deblinger
Psychological Maltreatment Stewart Hart
Disclosure of Sexual Abuse Thomas Lyon

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