APSAC Handbook on Child Maltreatment / Edition 3 available in Paperback
A resource of unparalleled thoroughness, The APSAC Handbook on Child Maltreatment, Second Edition provides critical information for those who dedicate their working lives to alleviating the causes and consequences of child abuse and neglect. Written in engaging but straightforward language and committed to immediate application, this comprehensive handbook covers physical and sexual abuse, all forms of neglect, and psychological maltreatment. Experts in a variety of specialized areas have designed each chapter to inform professionals in mental health, law, medicine, law enforcement, and child protective services of the most current empirical research and literature available as well as strategies for intervention and prevention.
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About the Author
John N. Briere, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, where he consults and teaches in the ER, burn unit, and inpatient psychiatry, and Center Director of the USC Adolescent Trauma Training Center’s National Child Traumatic Stress Network. A past president of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, he is recipient of the Robert S. Laufer Memorial Award for Scientific Achievement from ISTSS, and the Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Science of Trauma Psychology from the American Psychological Association’s Division 56, and has been designated Highly Cited Researcher (Behavioral Sciences) by the Institute for Scientific Information. He is author of a number of books, articles, and psychological tests in the areas of trauma and interpersonal violence, and has a long-standing interest in the clinical applications of meditation, mindfulness, and compassion. His website is johnbriere.com.
Table of ContentsPrefaceIntroduction - D. FinkelhorI. ASPECTS OF CHILD MALTREATMENT1. Child Neglect - M.F. Erickson & B. Egeland2. Child Physical Abuse - D.J. Kolko3. Sexual Abuse of Children - L. Berliner & D.M. Elliott4. Psychological Maltreatment - S.N. Hart et al.5. Child Maltreatment in the Context of Substance Abuse - S.J. Kelley6. Child Abuse in the Context of Domestic Violence - S.A. Graham-Bermann7. Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome - T.F. ParnellII. PSYCHOSOCIAL TREATMENT8. An Integrated Model of Psychotherapy for Abused Children - W.N. Friedrich9. Treating Sexually Abused Adolescents - D.B. Hecht et al.10. Treating Adult Survivors of Severe Childhood Abuse and Neglect: Further Development of an Integrative Model - J. Briere11. Adults, Adolescents, and Children Who Sexually Abuse Children: A Developmental Perspective - M. Chaffin et al.III. MEDICAL ASPECTS OF CHILD MALTREATMENT12. Medical Issues in Child Sexual Abuse - C. Jenny13. Physical Abuse: Accidental Versus Intentional Trauma in Children - C.F. Johnson14. Neglect of Children's Health - H. Dubowitz & M. Black15. Child Fatalities - R.W. BlockIV. LEGAL ASPECTS16. The Legal System and Child Protection - J.E.B. Myers17. Criminal Investigation of Sexual Victimization of Children - K.V. Lanning18. Interviewing Children in and out of Court: Current Research and Practice Implications - K. J. Saywitz et al.19. Expert Testimony - J.E.B. Myers & P. Stern20. Risk Management for Professionals Working With Maltreated Children and Adult Survivors - J.E.B. MyersV. PREVENTION AND SERVICE DELIVERY21. Child Abuse Prevention: Accomplishments and Challenges - D. Daro & A.C. Donnelly22. Preventing and Reporting Abuse - G.L. Zellman & C.C. Fair23. Cultural Competency in the Field of Child Maltreatment - V.D. Abney24. Mental Health Services for Children Reported to Child Protective Services - J. Landsverk et al.25. Community Organization of Services to Deal With and End Child Abuse - D.L. ChadwickName IndexSubject IndexAbout the EditorsAbout the Contributors