Safeguarding Children from Emotional Maltreatment: What Works

Safeguarding Children from Emotional Maltreatment: What Works

by Anita Schrader, Jane Barlow


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849050531
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 02/15/2010
Series: Safeguarding Children Across Services Series
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Jane Barlow is Professor of Public Health in the Early Years. She is Director of the Warwick Infant and Family Wellbeing Unit (WIFWU), which provides training and research in innovative evidence-based methods of supporting parenting during pregnancy and the early years. Jane has also researched extensively on the effectiveness of interventions aimed at preventing and treating abuse and is a strong advocate of a public health approach to child protection. Dr Anita Schrader is Research Fellow at the University of Warwick, Senior Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics and former director of the UK Consortium for Street Children.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 7

Section 1 Emotional Maltreatment and its Consequences

1 Introduction 11

2 What is Emotional Maltreatment? 20

Section 2 Preventing the Occurrence of Emotional Maltreatment

3 Population-Based Approaches 41

4 Targeted Approaches 49

Section 3 Preventing the Recurrence of Emotional Maltreatment

5 Parent-Focused Interventions 59

6 Parent—Child-Focused Interventions 88

7 Family-Focused Interventions 107

Section 4 Implications for Practice

8 What Works to Prevent Emotional Maltreatment? 117

9 Implications for Practitioners and Policy Makers 125

Appendix 1 Methods 147

Appendix 2 Key Findings from Included Studies 151

References 158

Subject Index 169

Author Index 173

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