Working with Child Abuse and Neglect: A Primer / Edition 1

Working with Child Abuse and Neglect: A Primer / Edition 1

by Vernon R. Wiehe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761903496

ISBN-13: 9780761903499

Pub. Date: 06/24/1996

Publisher: SAGE Publications

How do you intervene in abusive and neglectful families, or prevent maltreatment in families at risk? How can you find the answers you need in the overwhelming array of information now available? This volume helps readers focus by evaluating a wealth of references to current published literature and pinpointing the practical applications that put these findings

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Overview

How do you intervene in abusive and neglectful families, or prevent maltreatment in families at risk? How can you find the answers you need in the overwhelming array of information now available? This volume helps readers focus by evaluating a wealth of references to current published literature and pinpointing the practical applications that put these findings into action.

Condensing the explosion of information about child maltreatment into one provoking yet accessible primer, the author first offers an historical perspective on child maltreatment and an assessment of the scope of the problem. He then discusses theoretical perspectives for understanding the problem and specific treatment and prevention techniques. Informa

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761903499
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/24/1996
Series:
Interpersonal Violence: The Practice Series, #15
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

The Problem
The Scope of Child Maltreatment
Historical Perspective
Factors Associated with Child Maltreatment
The Path of Intervention
Interviewing Skills
Child Abuse and Neglect Treatment
Child Maltreatment Prevention
Treatment Evaluation

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