Understanding Abusive Families: An Ecological Approach to Theory and Practice / Edition 1

Understanding Abusive Families: An Ecological Approach to Theory and Practice / Edition 1

by James Garbarino, John Eckenrode
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787910058

ISBN-13: 9780787910051

Pub. Date: 10/10/1997

Publisher: Wiley

An up-to-date analysis of the factors contributing to abuse

This newly revised edition of a classic in the field of child abuse and neglect presents effective guidelines for prevention, protection, and rehabilitation.

Compelling and compassionate, this book explores why and how families become abusive. It then offers both the wisdom and specific clinical

Overview

An up-to-date analysis of the factors contributing to abuse

This newly revised edition of a classic in the field of child abuse and neglect presents effective guidelines for prevention, protection, and rehabilitation.

Compelling and compassionate, this book explores why and how families become abusive. It then offers both the wisdom and specific clinical interventions that will aid in the understanding of abuser and victim.

Understanding Abusive Families offers cutting-edge information and prescriptions for change reagrding:

• the patterns of incidence and prevalence

• the community context of child abuse and the issue of social support

• psychological and sexual maltreatment

• child abuse in institutional families

• the special issues involved in adolescent maltreatment

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787910051
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/10/1997
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
273
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: An Introduction to Basic Concepts .

1. The Meaning of Maltreatment (James Garbarino, John Eckenrode).

2. The Scope and History of Child Abuse and Neglect (Frank Barry, Patrick Collins).

3. The Community Context of Child Abuse and Neglect (James Garbarino, Frank Barry).

4. Disturbances in Relationships: Parenting, Family Development, and Child Maltreatment (Kerry Bolger, Marney Thomas, John Eckenrode).

Part Two: Special Issues.

5. The Elusive Crime of Psychological Maltreatment (James Garbarino, John Eckenrode, Kerry Bolger).

6. Family Sexual Abuse (Marney Thomas, John Eckenrode, James Garbarino).

7. Child Maltreatment in Loco Parentis (Michael Nunno, Martha Holden, Brian Leidy).

Part Three: Adolescent Maltreatment.

8. The Maltreatment of Youth (James Garbarino, John Eckenrode, Jane Levine Powers).

9. Youth in Trouble Are Youth Who Have Been Hurt (John Eckenrode, Jane Levine Powers, James Garbarino).

10. In Conclusion: Family Life Development and Child Protection (James Garbarino, John Eckenrode).

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