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Early Prediction and Prevention of Child Abuse: A Handbook

Early Prediction and Prevention of Child Abuse: A Handbook

Kevin D. Browne (Editor), Helga Hanks (Editor), Peter Stratton (Editor), Catherine Hamilton-Giachritsis (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-471-49122-4

Jun 2002

404 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$120.95

Description

This comprehensive handbook is a thoroughly up-to-date reference for all those involved in child protection work and is based on the highly successful Early Prediction and Prevention of Child Abuse first published in 1988.

With a focus on evidence based practice, the handbook has four sections: Prevalence and Prediction; Primary and Secondary Prevention; Helping Victims and Helping Offenders.

The contributors have been selected from both practitioner and research backgrounds and all are experts in their fields. As essential purchase for professionals in any work related to child protection and to students and trainees in a range of disciplines including social work; psychiatry; psychology; paediatrics; nursing and health.


* An updated and expanded edition of Early Prevention of Child Abuse, which is considered a key text in the field
* Highly qualified and respected contributors
* Contains information on offenders as well as victims, thus offering an important new dimension
Recognising Changes in Incidence and Prevalence (Susan Creighton);
Predicting Fatal Child Abuse and Neglect (Peter Reder & Sylvia Duncan;
Predicting Physical Maltreatment (Catherine Hamilton & Kevin Browne);
Predicting Emotional Child Abuse and Neglect (Danya Glaser & Vivian Prior);
Predicting Sexual Child Abuse and Neglect (Chris Hobbs & Jane Wynne);
An Ecological Analysis of the Etiology of Child Maltreatment (Jay Belsky & Peter Stratton);
If I Knew Then What I Know Now: Integrity and Fragmentation in the Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect (Patricia Crittenden);
Educating and Changing Parents: Strengthening the Primary Safety Net for Children (Deborah Daro);
Promoting Positive Parenting as an Abuse Prevention Strategy (Matthew Sanders and Warren Cann);
Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect with Prenatal and Infancy Home Visiting by Nurses (David Olds, et al.);
To or for whom: a Social Policy Perspective on Child Abuse and Child Protection (David Gough);
The Traumatic Impact of Abuse Experiences: Treatment Issues (Lucy Berliner);
Continuities and Discontinuities in the Intergenerational Transmission of Child Maltreatment: Implications for Breaking the Cycle of Abuse (Byron Egeland, et al.);
The Role of Family Therapy following Physical and Sexual Abuse (Helga Hanks & Peter Stratton);
Helping Emotionally Abused and Neglected Children and Abusive Carers (Dorota Iwaniec, et al.);
The Contribution of Children's Services to the Protection of Children (Roger Bullock & Michael Little);
Preventing the Victim to Offender Cycle (Arnon Bentovim);
Risk Assessment for Offenders (Caroline Friendship & David Thornton);
Treating Domestic Violent Offenders (Kevin Browne et al.);
Treating Adult Sexual Offenders (Dawn Fisher & Tony Beech);
Conclusion: Future Directions for Child Abuse Prevention (Margaret A Lynch & Kevin Browne)
"…the principles for practice throughout this book apply to children everywhere and I strongly recommend it." (British Journal of Psychiatry, August 2003)

"…much more than an update…" (Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Vol.44, No.6, 2003)

"…of value for a range of professionals…" (Int’l Jnl of Adolescent Med & Health, Vol.3, No.15, 2003)

  • An updated and expanded edition of Early Prevention of Child Abuse, which is considered a key text in the field
  • Highly qualified and respected contributors
  • Contains information on offenders as well as victims, thus offering an important new dimension