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Offering the most comprehensive exploration of child abuse for emerging scholars and professionals alike
Covering all aspects of child maltreatment from prevention to intervention to treatment to the legal system this seminal resource brims with the latest research and practical information from leading scholars that both future and current professionals can use.
-With approximately 80% new material and a completely reorganized structure, this resource has been thoroughly updated to r... MORE
-Some of the most notable experts from social work, medicine, mental health, nursing, law enforcement, and law have contributed to this volume
-The editor and contributing authors deftly incorporate both theory and practical guidance throughout
This Handbook offers a test bank for every chapter. The test banks are in Microsoft Word and feature suggested multiple-choice and essay questions. Visit the companion site at www.sagepub.com/myers3e.
The book is equally valuable for the newest student in Child Abuse and Child Welfare courses in social work and other allied departments as well as the most seasoned veteran.
|Child Protection System|
|Criminal Justice System|
|Definitions, Prevalence, and Consequences of Neglect|
|Definitions, Prevalence, and Consequences of Physical Abuse|
|Definitions, Prevalence, and Consequences of Sexual Abuse|
|Domestic Violence and Child Maltreatment|
|Foster Care and Adoption|
|History of Child Protection in America|
|Investigating Neglect and Abuse|
|Medical Evidence of Physical Abuse|
|Medical Evidence of Sexual Abuse|
|Neglect of Children's Health|
|Prevention of Child Maltreatment|
|Protecting Society from Sex Offenders|
|Providing Child Maltreatment in Court|
|Providing Expert Testimony|
|Treatment for Sexually Abused Children|
|Disclosure of Sexual Abuse|
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