What Children Can Tell Us: Eliciting, Interpreting, and Evaluating Critical Information from Children / Edition 1

What Children Can Tell Us: Eliciting, Interpreting, and Evaluating Critical Information from Children / Edition 1

by James Garbarino, Frances M. Stott, Faculty of the Erikson Institute
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555424651

ISBN-13: 9781555424657

Pub. Date: 09/11/1992

Publisher: Wiley

This wise, insightful book helps adults make sense of what children tell them. It provides an authoritative guide to obtaining and evaluating information from children about abuse and other stressful situations and helps adults communicate with children in a variety of settings.

Overview

This wise, insightful book helps adults make sense of what children tell them. It provides an authoritative guide to obtaining and evaluating information from children about abuse and other stressful situations and helps adults communicate with children in a variety of settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555424657
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/11/1992
Series:
Jossey-Bass Social and Behavioral Sciences Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
5.93(w) x 9.06(h) x 1.03(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.

1. Communicating with Children: Introduction to the Issues.

Part One: Developmental Factors Affecting Children's Communication.

2. Self-Esteem and Coping.

3. Cognitive Development.

4. Language Development.

Part Two: Eliciting Information from Children.

5. Culturally Sensitive Inquiry.

6. Adult Biases and Expectations About Communications.

7. Observing Children's Behavior.

8. Communicating Through Play and Storytelling.

9. Guidelines for Interviewing Children.

10. Using Tests and Other Instruments.

Part Three: Communication in Special Settings.

11. Children at Home, in School, and in Day Care.

12. Children in Clinical Settings.

13. Children in Medical Settings.

14. Children as Witnesses.

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