Legal Issues in Child Abuse and Neglect Practice

Legal Issues in Child Abuse and Neglect Practice

by John E. B. Myers

Hardcover(Second Edition)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761916659
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 07/16/1998
Series: Interpersonal Violence: The Practice Series , #1
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 424
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

John E.B. Myers, J.D. is a Distinguished Professor and Scholar at the University of the Pacific Mc George School of Law in Sacramento, California. He is the author or editor of eight books and more than 100 articles and chapters on child maltreatment and his writing has been cited by more than 140 courts, including the United States Supreme Court. John is a frequent speaker at conferences, having made more than 400 presentations around the world.

Table of Contents

Prevalence and Effects of Child Maltreatment
The Child Protection System
Child Abuse Reporting Laws
Investigative Interviewing Regarding Child Maltreatment
Investigating Suspected Child Abuse
Balancing the Need for Confidentiality and the Requirements of Disclosure
Expert Testimony
Cross-Examination and Impeachment
Special Accommodations When Children Testify
Liability of Professionals

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