Early Prediction and Prevention of Child Abuse

Early Prediction and Prevention of Child Abuse

by Kevin D. Browne
     
 

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Discusses the possibility of early prediction and prevention of child abuse. Identifies the types of family most at risk, and describes methods of screening for potential child abusers. Also considers types of intervention and treatment.See more details below

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Discusses the possibility of early prediction and prevention of child abuse. Identifies the types of family most at risk, and describes methods of screening for potential child abusers. Also considers types of intervention and treatment.

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Eighteen contributions (based on presentations at a conference organized by the Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology, a British group, explore the causes and consequences of all forms of maltreatment of young children in the family and their relation to the prediction, intervention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. The book offers an interdisciplinary perspective which demonstrates the importance of viewing child abuse in the context of social interactions, relationships and processes within the fammily. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780471916369
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/12/1998
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.79(d)

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