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John E B Myers
|Description:||375 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||pt. I. The child protection system in the United States : The prevention of child abuse and neglect: pipe dreams or possibilities? / John Leventhal ; Strengthening social worker-client relationships in child protective services: addressing power imbalances and "ruptured" relationships / Sarah Maiter, Sally Palmer, and Shehenaz Manji ; Kinship care for African American children: disproportionate and disadvantageous / Marian S. Harris and Ada Skyles ; Mothers, men, and child protective services involvement / Lawrence M Berger, Christina Paxson, and Jane Waldfogel ; Is the Adoption and Safe Families Act influencing child welfare outcomes for families with substance abuse issues? / Anna Rockhill, Beth L. Green, and Carrie Furrer ; Pathways to collaboration: exploring values and collaborative practice between child welfare and substance abuse treatment fields / Laurie Drabble ; Depression among alumni of foster care: decreasing rates through improvement of experiences in care / Catherine Roller White, Kirk O'Brien, Peter J. Pecora, Diana English, Jason R. Williams, and Chereese M. Phillips ; Fostering futures: a preventive intervention program for school-age children in foster care / Wendy Nilsen ; The transition from infertility to adoption: perceptions of lesbian and heterosexual couples / Abbie E. Goldberg, Jordan B. Downing, and Hannah B. Richardson. pt. II. Neglect. Measurement of three major subtypes of child neglect / Howard Dubowitz, Steven C. Pitts, and Maureen M. Black ; Understanding the risks of child neglect: an exploration of poverty and parenting characteristics / Kristen Shook Slack, Jane L. Holl, Maria McDaniel, Joan Yoo, and Kerry Bolger ; The potential for child neglect: the case of adolescent mothers and their children / Julie J. Lounds, John G. Borkowski, and Thomas L. Whitman ; Parental substance abuse and child well-being: a consideration of parents' gender and coresidence / Cynthia Osborne and Lawrence M. Berger ; Child maltreatment trends in the 1990s: why does neglect differ from sexual and physical abuse? / Lisa M. Jones, David Finkelhor, and Stephanie Halter ; Preventing child abuse: a meta-analysis of parent training programs / Brad W. Lundahl, Janelle Nimer, and Bruce Parsons ; Recognizing and treating uncommon behavioral and emotional disorders in children and adolescents who have been severely maltreated: reactive attachment disorder / Jeffrey J. Haugaard and Cindy Hazan ; The co-occurrence of child maltreatment and domestic violence: examining both neglect and child physical abuse / Carolyn Copps Hartley. pt. III. Physical abuse : Child physical abuse: prevalence, characteristics, predictors, and beliefs about parent-child violence in South Asian, Middle Eastern, East Asian, and Latina women in the United States / Azmaira H. Maker, Priti V. Shah, and Zia Agha. pt. IV. Child sexual abuse : An exploratory study of victim resistance in child sexual abuse: offender modus operandi and victim characteristics / Benoit Leclerc, Richard Wortley, and Stephen Smallbone. pt. V. Investigation and substantiation of neglect and abuse : Socioemotional factors in child sexual abuse investigations / Irit Hershkowitz.|
|Responsibility:||editor, John E.B. Myers.|
This collection of 23 articles on child abuse and neglect have an up-to-date critical summary and discussion questions to encourage reflective practice from child protection professionals.
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