Child Abuse: New Directions in Prevention and Treatment across the Lifespan / Edition 1

Child Abuse: New Directions in Prevention and Treatment across the Lifespan / Edition 1

by David A. Wolfe
     
 

Experts in both child physical and sexual abuse are brought together in this volume, which focuses on both child and adult survivors. Contributors explore innovative treatment and prevention approaches, such as school and community violence prevention programmes, and preparation of children who have to testify in court.

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Experts in both child physical and sexual abuse are brought together in this volume, which focuses on both child and adult survivors. Contributors explore innovative treatment and prevention approaches, such as school and community violence prevention programmes, and preparation of children who have to testify in court.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761910961
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/15/1997
Series:
Banff Conference on Behavioral Science Series, #4
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.07(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
The Banff Conferences on Behavioural Science
Pt. 1Prevention and Treatment of Child Physical Abuse
1Marital Conflict, Abuse, and Adversity in the Family and Child Adjustment: A Developmental Psychopathology Perspective3
2Child Physical Abuse: Review of Offender Characteristics27
3Children and Youth Who Witness Violence: New Directions in Intervention and Prevention55
4A Cognitive Behavioral Approach to Understanding and Treating Parents Who Physically Abuse Their Children79
5Interrupting the Cycle of Violence: Empowering Youth to Promote Healthy Relationships102
6The Prenatal Early Infancy Project: Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect in the Context of Promoting Maternal and Child Health130
Pt. 2Prevention and Treatment of Child Sexual Abuse
7Trauma-Specific Therapy for Sexually Abused Children157
8Treating Adults Severely Abused as Children: The Self-Trauma Model177
9Psychotherapy With Sexually Abused Boys205
10The Emergence of Sexual Abuse Treatment Models Within First Nations Communities223
11Sexually Abused Children as Witnesses: Progress and Pitfalls248
Index269
About the Editors287
About the Contributors289

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