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Child Maltreatment : A Collection of Readings



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This reader is a collection of 23 articles on Child Abuse and Neglect. It makes an ideal complement to the APSAC Handbook On Child Maltreatment - 3rd Edition.The book will be divided into five parts, including the following:1.) Child Protection in the United States2.) Child Neglect3.) Physical Abuse4.) Child Sexual Abuse5.) Investigation and Substantiation of Neglect and Abuse.All articles selected are from the SAGE leading journals of Child Maltreatment and the Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Each article will contain a one page summary of key points written by John Myers as well as discussion questions at the end of each chapter.

Table of Contents

The Child Protection System in the United States
The Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect: Pipe Dreams or Possibilities?
Strengthening Social Worker‚«ŰClient Relationships in Child Protective Services: Addressing Power Imbalances and "Ruptured" Relationships
Kinship Care for African American Children: Disproportionate and Disadvantageous
Mothers, Men, and Child Protective Services Involvement
Is the Adoption and Safe Families Act Influencing Child Welfare Outcomes for Families With Substance Abuse Issues?
Pathways to Collaboration: Exploring Values and Collaborative Practice Between Child Welfare and Substance Abuse Treatment Fields
Depression Among Alumni of Foster Care: Decreasing Rates Through Improvement of Experiences in Care
Fostering Futures: a Preventive Intervention Program for School-Age Children in Foster Care
The Transition From Infertility to Adoption: Perceptions of Lesbian and Heterosexual Couples
Measurement of Three Major Subtypes of Child Neglect
Understanding the Risks of Child Neglect: An Exploration of Poverty and Parenting Characteristics
The Potential for Child Neglect: The Case of Adolescent Mothers and Their Children
Parental Substance Abuse and Child Well-Being: a Consideration of Parents‚«÷ Gender and Coresidence
Child Maltreatment Trends in the 1990s: Why Does Neglect Differ From Sexual and Physical Abuse?
Preventing Child Abuse: a Meta-Analysis of Parent Training Programs
Recognizing and Treating Uncommon Behavioral and Emotional Disorders in Children and Adolescents Who Have Been Severely Maltreated: Reactive Attachment Disorder
The Co-occurrence of Child Maltreatment and Domestic Violence: Examining Both Neglect and Child Physical Abuse
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
Child Sexual Abuse
An Exploratory Study of Victim Resistance in Child Sexual Abuse: Offender Modus Operandi and Victim Characteristics
Investigation and Substantiation of Neglect and Abuse
Socioemotional Factors in Child Sexual Abuse Investigations
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