"This is one of the most important books written about child abuse and neglect. It should be read by everyone who has contact with children."
Judge Cindy Lederman, Miami Children's Courthouse
• What is child abuse?
• Who abuses children?
• Why do they do it? Where?
• How does it happen?
• What are the most common types of abuse?
• Is domestic violence child abuse?
• How can abuse be prevented?
Child Abuse: Prevention through understanding is the definitive guide to understanding every facet of child abuse-physical, emotional, and sexual; and neglect.
Providing an in-depth look at each type of abuse, including descriptions of often-unrecognized signs, illustrations that clarify complex concepts, and a comprehensive glossary of terms, Child Abuse: Prevention through understanding offers a must-read, essential guide for parents, child caregivers, teachers, students, law enforcement, volunteers, caseworkers, first responders-anyone who has contact with children.
It is an indispensable resource and reference source for anyone who cares about children and child protection. This book provides the information that we as individuals and as a society should know-and understand-so that child abuse can be combatted effectively.
In addition, this book offers extensive, clear, and detailed information about the common connection between child abuse, domestic abuse, and domestic violence.
|Publisher:||Parker Publishing, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.71(d)|
About the Author
As the founder of an international child protection agency Mr. Daly manages the distribution of child protection materials and resources worldwide. He writes and lectures on the subjects of child abuse and domestic violence.
Mr. Daly is a long-time volunteer Guardian ad Litem where he represents the best interests of abused, abandoned and neglected children in court (Palm Beach and Miami, Florida).
Prior to retiring from business in 2003, Mr. Daly's 20-year career was as a marketing communications specialist in the advertising industry [including Ogilvy & Mather Advertising in New York] and as a corporate marketing principal with emerging technology firms in London, New York and South Florida.