ISBN-10:
080393842X
ISBN-13:
9780803938427
Pub. Date:
06/01/1990
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Understanding Child Sexual Maltreatment / Edition 1

Understanding Child Sexual Maltreatment / Edition 1

by Kathleen Coulborn Faller

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ISBN-13: 9780803938427
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 06/01/1990
Series: SAGE Sourcebooks for the Human Services Series , #12
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

About the Author

Kathleen Coulborn Faller, Ph.D., A.C.S.W., D.C.S.W., is Professor of Social Work at the University of Michigan. She is also Director of the Family Assessment Clinic, a multidisciplinary team, Principal Investigator of the Interdisciplinary Child Welfare Training Program, Principal Investigator of the Training Program for Child Welfare Supervisors, and Principal Investigator of the Hasbro Early Assessment Project, all at the University of Michigan.

She is author of Social Work with Abused and Neglected Children (The Free Press, 1981), Child Sexual Abuse: An Interdisciplinary Manual for Diagnosis, Case Management, and Treatment (Columbia University Press, 1988), Understanding Child Maltreatment (Sage Publications, 1990), Child Sexual Abuse: Intervention and Treatment Issues (Department of Health and Human Services, 1993), APSAC Study Guide: Evaluating Children Suspected of Having Been Sexually Abused, (Sage Publications, 1996), and Maltreatment in Early Childhood: Tools for Research-based Intervention (Haworth Press, 2000),and approximately 45 research and practice based articles on child abuse and neglect.

She was a member of the Board of Directors of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children for six years and of its Executive Board for five years and is presently a member of the APSAC Advisory Board and Co-chair of the Guidelines Task Forces.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: WHAT CONSTITUTES CHILD SEXUAL MALTREATMENT
Mental Health Professionals and Child Sexual Maltreatment
Defining and Understanding Child Sexual Maltreatment
PART TWO: COLLABORATING WITH INSTITUTIONS HAVING MANDATORY AND LEGAL OBLIGATIONS
Working with Protective Services and the Police
Collaborating with Attorneys
PART THREE: ASSESSMENT AND CASE MANAGEMENT
Deciding Whether or Not Sexual Abuse Has Occurred
Risk Assessment in Child Sexual Maltreatment
PART FOUR: SEXUAL ABUSE IN SPECIAL CONTEXTS
Sexual Abuse in Foster Family Care
Sexual Abuse in Day Care
Sexual Abuse Allegations in Divorce

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