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Early Prediction and Prevention of Child Abuse: A Handbook

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Early Prediction and Prevention of Child Abuse: A Handbook

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This comprehensive handbook is a thoroughly up-to-date referencefor all those involved in child protection work and is based on thehighly successful Early Prediction and Prevention of Child Abusefirst published in 1988.

With a focus on evidence based practice, the handbook has foursections: Prevalence and Prediction; Primary and SecondaryPrevention; Helping Victims and Helping Offenders.

The contributors have been selected from both practitioner andresearch backgrounds and all are experts in their fields. Asessential purchase for professionals in any work related to childprotection and to students and trainees in a range of disciplinesincluding social work; psychiatry; psychology; paediatrics; nursingand health.


* An updated and expanded edition of Early Prevention of ChildAbuse, which is considered a key text in the field
* Highly qualified and respected contributors
* Contains information on offenders as well as victims, thusoffering an important new dimension
Recognising Changes in Incidence and Prevalence (SusanCreighton);
Predicting Fatal Child Abuse and Neglect (Peter Reder & SylviaDuncan;
Predicting Physical Maltreatment (Catherine Hamilton & KevinBrowne);
Predicting Emotional Child Abuse and Neglect (Danya Glaser &Vivian Prior);
Predicting Sexual Child Abuse and Neglect (Chris Hobbs & JaneWynne);
An Ecological Analysis of the Etiology of Child Maltreatment (JayBelsky & Peter Stratton);
If I Knew Then What I Know Now: Integrity and Fragmentation in theTreatment of Child Abuse and Neglect (Patricia Crittenden);
Educating and Changing Parents: Strengthening the Primary SafetyNet 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 HomeVisiting by Nurses (David Olds, et al.);
To or for whom: a Social Policy Perspective on Child Abuse andChild Protection (David Gough);
The Traumatic Impact of Abuse Experiences: Treatment Issues (LucyBerliner);
Continuities and Discontinuities in the IntergenerationalTransmission of Child Maltreatment: Implications for Breaking theCycle 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 AbusiveCarers (Dorota Iwaniec, et al.);
The Contribution of Children's Services to the Protection ofChildren (Roger Bullock & Michael Little);
Preventing the Victim to Offender Cycle (Arnon Bentovim);
Risk Assessment for Offenders (Caroline Friendship & DavidThornton);
Treating Domestic Violent Offenders (Kevin Browne et al.);
Treating Adult Sexual Offenders (Dawn Fisher & TonyBeech);
Conclusion: Future Directions for Child Abuse Prevention (MargaretA Lynch & Kevin Browne)
"...the principles for practice throughout this book apply tochildren everywhere and I strongly recommend it." (British Journalof Psychiatry, August 2003)

"...much more than an update..." (Journal of ChildPsychology 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