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Child maltreatment : a collection of readings

Author: John E B Myers
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Book Description: Specifically created to complement the Third Edition of the APSAC Handbook on Child Maltreatment, this collection of 23 carefully selected articles on child abuse and neglect parallels the structure of the Handbook. It is also a great companion to other Sage books, such as Barnett's Family Violence Across the Lifespan and Miller and Perrin's Child Maltreatment.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John E B Myers
ISBN: 9781412995061 141299506X
OCLC Number: 670478871
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.  Read more...
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