Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect / Edition 3

Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect / Edition 3

by Cynthia C. Tower
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205168149
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
07/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1The Maltreatment of Children from a Historical Perspective1
2The Family: Roles, Responsibilities, and Rights21
3Maltreatment and the Developing Child42
4The Neglect of Children63
5The Physical Abuse of Children89
6The Sexual Abuse of Children116
7Incest: Familial Abuse143
8Extrafamilial Sexual Abuse, Misuse, and Exploitation174
9The Emotional and Psychological Maltreatment of Children205
10Intervention: Reporting and Investigation215
11Intervention: Case Management and Roles of Other Professionals242
12The Legal Response to Child Abuse and Neglect261
13Treatment: Physical Abuse and Neglect281
14Treatment: Sexual Abuse310
15Foster Care as a Therapeutic Tool337
16The Social Worker and the System347
17Adults Abused as Children364
18Prevention398
19Toward a Better Tomorrow414
Index427

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