Protecting Our Children: Understanding and Preventing Abuse and Neglect in Early Childhood / Edition 1

Protecting Our Children: Understanding and Preventing Abuse and Neglect in Early Childhood / Edition 1

by Sharon Hirschy, Elaine Wilkinson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1428361243

ISBN-13: 9781428361249

Pub. Date: 02/02/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This text is appropriate for all "Issues in early childhood education" courses as well as "child abuse and prevention courses" in an ECE (Early Childhood Education) program. Some states such as Texas, Illinois, and North Carolina require this course to be taken by all ECE majors, while other states cover this material in their Home, School, and Community courses.

Overview

This text is appropriate for all "Issues in early childhood education" courses as well as "child abuse and prevention courses" in an ECE (Early Childhood Education) program. Some states such as Texas, Illinois, and North Carolina require this course to be taken by all ECE majors, while other states cover this material in their Home, School, and Community courses. Over 120,000 students enroll in early childhood education annually at 1,571 schools of education (884 four-year schools and 687 two-year schools). Due to the increasing demands for quality child care providers, enrollments for Early Childhood Education continue to increase. Home, School, and Community text sells in excess of 16,000 units (0+1) into the HSC course. This text is intended as a supplement to the HSC course.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781428361249
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/02/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
937,889
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. History and Theory of Child Maltreatment. 2. Recognizing and Identifying Child Abuse. 3. Assessing and Reporting Child Maltreatment. 4. What Happens When Abuse and Neglect Has Occurred. 5. Perpetrators—Those Who Abuse and Neglect Children. 6. The Impact of Abuse and Neglect on Children's Lives. 7. Special Topics in Child Maltreatment. 8. Parents and Families and Child Maltreatment. 9. Prevention, Intervention and Guidance: Families. 10. Teacher Styles, Guidance and Ethics in Working with Young Children and Child Maltreatment. 11. Prevention, Intervention and Guidance: Teachers.

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