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Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect

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ISBN-10: 0205847412

ISBN-13: 9780205847419

Edition: 9th 2014

Authors: Cynthia Crosson-Tower

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This access code card gives you access to all of MySearchLab's tools and resources, including a complete eText of your book. You can also buy immediate access to MySearchLab with Pearson eText online with a credit card atwww.mysearchlab.com.A comprehensive look at child maltreatment.Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect, 9/e provides a comprehensive look at children's services. The text explains case management procedures and focuses on how various professionals become involved in the child protection process and in turn how treatment is undertaken. The text concludes with an overview of functional and dysfunctional families, and contrasts healthy child development with development hampered…    
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Book details

List price: $67.33
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 6/6/2013
Binding: Digital, Other 
Pages: 448
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.088
Language: English

In this Section:
Brief Table of Contents
Full Table of Contents
Brief Table Of Contents:
The Maltreatment of Children from a Historical Perspective
The Family: Roles, Responsibilities, and Rights
Maltreatment and the Developing Child
The Neglect of Children
The Physical Abuse of Children
The Sexual Abuse of Children
Intrafamilial Abuse
Extrafamilial Sexual Abuse, Misuse, and Exploitation
Psychological Maltreatment of Children
Intervention: Reporting, Investigation and Case Management
The Legal Response to Child Abuse and Neglect
Treatment: Physical Abuse and Neglect
Treatment: Sexual Abuse
Foster Care as a Therapeutic Tool
Adults Abused as Children
Working in Child Protection
Full Table Of Contents:
The Maltreatment of Children from a Historical Perspective
Children as Property
Child Labor
Sexual Values, Attitudes, and Exploitation
The Incest Taboo
Recent History of Helping the Abused and Neglected Child
Child Protection Today
The Family: Roles, Responsibilities, and Rights
The Definition and Function of the Family
The Family as a System
Minority Family Systems
Family Problems and Dysfunction
The Family and Child Maltreatment
Maltreatment and the Developing Child
Developmental Stages
Development, Maltreatment, and Resiliency
The Neglect of Children
The Neglect of the Concept of Neglect
Definition and Measurement of Neglect
Causes of Neglect
Problems in Intervention
Neglected Children
Neglectful Parents
The Physical Abuse of Children
Causes of Physical Abuse
Risk Assessment and Physical Abuse 1
Symptoms of Physical Abuse
Abusive Parents
Domestic Violence and Other Abuse within the Family
The Sexual Abuse of Children
Two Groups' Approaches to Child Sexual Abuse
Definition of Child Sexual Abuse
Types of Sexual Abuse
Progression of Sexual Abuse
Incidence of Sexual Abuse
Profile of the Abused Child
Degree of Trauma
Profile of the Perpetrator
Which People Become Perpetrators?
Intrafamilial Abuse
Intrafamilial abuse as a Problem Today
Societal Contributions to Incest
Father--Daughter Incest
Father--Son Incest
Mother--Daughter Incest
Mother--Son Incest
Brother--Sister Incest
Homosexual Sibling Incest
Incest with Uncles, Grandfathers, and Cousins
Extrafamilial Sexual Abuse, Misuse, and Exploitation
Dynamics and Characteristics of Sexual Abuse outside the Family
Sexual Abuse by Clergy
Sexual Abuse in Day Care Settings
Sex Rings
Child Pornography, Sexual Deviance, and the Internet
Child Prostitution
Missing Children
Psychological Maltreatment of Children
Psychological Maltreatment Defined
The Roots of Psychological Maltreatment
Characteristics of the Psychologically Maltreated Child
Family Dynamics
Ritualistic Abuse
Intervention: Reporting, Investigation and Case Management
Culturally Sensitive Intervention
Understanding the Intervention Process
Reporting
Investigation and Assessment
Exploring Causes and Services
HandlingEmergencies
Assessment Interviewing
Other Professionals Involved in the Intervention Process
The Legal Response to Child Abuse and Neglect
The Legal Rights of Parents and Children
Types of Court Intervention
Sex Offender Registration
The Media and the Court
Treatment: Physical Abuse and Neglect
Preparing to Provide Treatment
Providing Treatment
Family-Centered Services
Treatment of Physically Abusive Families
Treatment of Neglectful Families
Treatment: Sexual Abuse
Issues Surrounding Treatment
Treatment Models
Treatment Methods
Treatment of Specific Family Members
Foster Care as a Therapeutic Tool
Problems with Foster Care
Alternatives to Foster Care
Therapeutic Potential in Foster Care
The Role and Importance of the Natural Parents
The Role of Foster Parents
Other Placement for Abused or Neglected Children
Adults Abused as Children
Society's Misconceptions
Reasons for Adults' Disclosure
Effects from the Neglecting Family
Effects from the Physically Abusing Family
Long-Term Effects of Domestic Violence
Effects from a Sexually Abusing Family
Effects from Extrafamilial Abuse
A Word about Resiliency
Treatment of Adults Who Were Abused as Children
Therapists' Responses to Working with Survivors
Working in Child Protection
A Day in the Life of a Protective Worker
Skills and Qualifications Needed for Child Protetion
The Challenges of Working in Child Protection
An Eye Toward Prevention
Working Toward a Better Tomorrow