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Safeguarding Children from Emotional Maltreatment What Works

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ISBN-10: 1849050538

ISBN-13: 9781849050531

Edition: 2010

Authors: Jane Barlow, Anita Schrader, Anita Schrader

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Emotional maltreatment is widespread and has a profoundly harmful effect on a child's development. The effects of abuse are often carried into adulthood, and emotionally abused children are more likely to experience a range of problems as adults including depression, substance misuse and eating disorders. This book sets out to identify 'what works' in preventing emotional maltreatment from recurring. Since most emotional maltreatment takes place within the family home, involves the primary care-giver and reflects ongoing patterns of damaging parent-child interaction rather than isolated incidents, interventions directly targeting parent-child interactions are highlighted. The authors…    
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication date: 2/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Acknowledgements
Emotional Maltreatment and its Consequences
Introduction
What is Emotional Maltreatment?
Preventing the Occurrence of Emotional Maltreatment
Population-Based Approaches
Targeted Approaches
Preventing the Recurrence of Emotional Maltreatment
Parent-Focused Interventions
Parent—Child-Focused Interventions
Family-Focused Interventions
Implications for Practice
What Works to Prevent Emotional Maltreatment?
Implications for Practitioners and Policy Makers
Methods
Key Findings from Included Studies
References
Subject Index
Author Index