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Understanding child maltreatment

by Maria Scannapieco | 31 January 2005
Hardback
Category: Popular Sociology
Synopsis
Child maltreatment professionals from all disciplines struggle to find better ways of understanding and treating the families and children affected by child maltreatment. Since the mid-1960's, the "battered child syndrome," and recent high-profile abuse cases, a plethora or research and literature on child maltreatment has emerged, yet thesis the first volume to offer a comprehensive integrated analysis for understanding, assessing, and treating child maltreatment within the ecological framework in a developmental context. This framework systematically organizes and integrates the complex empirical literature in child maltreatment and development, including the often over-looked period of adolescence. Viewing child maltreatment from an ecological perspective, this volume identifies the risk and protective factors correlated with abuse and neglect. The authors present a comprehensive assessment framework, addressing the multiple developmental and environmental factors unique to each case. This framework fully considers risk and protective factors and their relationship to individuals, families, and environmental elements, presenting a much-needed perspective for today's child protective services workers. Understanding Child Maltreatment is the first book of its kind; while most books broadly address the developmental consequences of maltreatment, this book goes further by proposing assessment and intervention strategies based on a deep understanding of each stage of a child's development. Interventions center on the caregiver and the family, with particular attention to parenting skills and the challenges the child may experience within his or her developmental stage. Each chapter emphasizes empirically based interventions and includes a case illustration that guides perspective on maltreatment, this book will be invaluable to students, researchers, and professionals.
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Synopsis
Child maltreatment professionals from all disciplines struggle to find better ways of understanding and treating the families and children affected by child maltreatment. Since the mid-1960's, the "battered child syndrome," and recent high-profile abuse cases, a plethora or research and literature on child maltreatment has emerged, yet thesis the first volume to offer a comprehensive integrated analysis for understanding, assessing, and treating child maltreatment within the ecological framework in a developmental context. This framework systematically organizes and integrates the complex empirical literature in child maltreatment and development, including the often over-looked period of adolescence. Viewing child maltreatment from an ecological perspective, this volume identifies the risk and protective factors correlated with abuse and neglect. The authors present a comprehensive assessment framework, addressing the multiple developmental and environmental factors unique to each case. This framework fully considers risk and protective factors and their relationship to individuals, families, and environmental elements, presenting a much-needed perspective for today's child protective services workers. Understanding Child Maltreatment is the first book of its kind; while most books broadly address the developmental consequences of maltreatment, this book goes further by proposing assessment and intervention strategies based on a deep understanding of each stage of a child's development. Interventions center on the caregiver and the family, with particular attention to parenting skills and the challenges the child may experience within his or her developmental stage. Each chapter emphasizes empirically based interventions and includes a case illustration that guides perspective on maltreatment, this book will be invaluable to students, researchers, and professionals.
€52.49
157 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
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Product Details

ISBN - 9780195156782
Format - Hardback
Publisher -
Published - 31/01/2005
Categories - All, Books, History and Politics, Politics Philosophy, Popular Sociology
No. of Pages - 320
Weight - 589
Edition -
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 25
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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