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Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect,9780205337958

Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect

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9780205337958

ISBN10:
0205337953
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2002
Publisher(s):
Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

"This best-selling text offers a comprehensive look at child maltreatment, incorporating history, case vignettes, and the author's own experience as a child protection worker."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
The Maltreatment of Children from a Historical Perspective
1(20)
Children as Property
1(3)
Child Labor
4(1)
Sexual Values, Attitudes, and Exploitation
5(3)
The Incest Taboo
8(2)
Recent History of Helping the Abused and Neglected Child
10(3)
Child Protection Today
13(8)
Summary
18(1)
Exploration Questions
18(1)
Suggested Readings
18(1)
References
19(2)
The Family: Roles, Responsibilities, and Rights
21(21)
The Definition and Function of the Family
21(2)
The Family as a System
23(3)
Minority Family Systems
26(7)
Family Problems and Dysfunction
33(2)
The Family and Child Maltreatment
35(7)
Summary
38(1)
Exploration Questions
39(1)
Suggested Readings
39(1)
References
39(3)
Maltreatment and the Developing Child
42(21)
Developmental Stages
43(14)
Developmental Differences
57(6)
Summary
59(1)
Exploration Questions
59(1)
Suggested Readings
60(1)
References
60(3)
The Neglect of Children
63(29)
The Neglect of the Concept of Neglect
63(1)
Definition and Measurement of Neglect
63(5)
Causes of Neglect
68(3)
Problems in the Intervention
71(1)
Neglected Children
72(4)
Neglectful Parents
76(16)
Summary
88(1)
Exploration Questions
89(1)
Suggested Reading
89(1)
References
89(3)
The Physical Abuse of Children
92(29)
Causes of Physical Abuse
93(1)
Psychopathological Categories
94(2)
Interactional Categories
96(2)
Environmental-Sociological-Cultural Categories
98(2)
The Abused Child
100(8)
Abusive Parents
108(6)
Domestic Violence and Other Abuse within the Family
114(7)
Summary
116(1)
Exploration Questions
117(1)
Suggested Reading
117(1)
References
118(3)
The Sexual Abuse of Children
121(28)
Two Groups Approaches to Child Sexual Abuse
121(2)
Definition of Child Sexual Abuse
123(1)
Types of Sexual Abuse
124(1)
The Progression of Sexual Abuse
125(3)
Incidence of Sexual Abuse
128(3)
Profile of the Abused Child
131(3)
Degree of Trauma
134(1)
Profile of the Perpetrator
135(14)
Summary
144(1)
Exploration Questions
145(1)
Suggested Readings
145(1)
References
146(3)
Incest: Familial Abuse
149(31)
Incest as a Problem Today
149(1)
Who is to Blame
150(1)
Father-Daughter Incest
151(10)
Father-Son Incest
161(2)
Mother-Daughter Incest
163(2)
Mother-Son Incest
165(3)
Brother-Sister Incest
168(3)
Homosexual Sibling Incest
171(1)
Incest with Uncles, Grandfathers, and Cousins
172(3)
Why Incest Stops
175(5)
Summary
176(1)
Exploration Questions
176(1)
Suggested Readings
177(1)
References
177(3)
Extrafamilial Sexual Abuse, Misuse, and Exploitation
180(29)
Sexual Abuse Outside the Family
180(10)
Sexual Misuse and Exploitation
190(19)
Summary
205(1)
Exploration Questions
206(1)
Suggested Readings
206(1)
References
207(2)
The Emotional and Psychological Maltreatment of Children
209(10)
Emotional and Psychological Maltreatment Defined
209(10)
Summary
216(1)
Exploration Questions
217(1)
Suggested Readings
217(1)
References
217(2)
Intervention: Reporting and Investigation
219(27)
Culturally Sensitive Intervention
219(1)
The Intervention Process
220(7)
Assessing Aspects of Risk
227(2)
Assessing Causes and Services
229(1)
Handling Emergencies
230(1)
Assessment Interviewing
231(15)
Summary
242(1)
Exploration Questions
243(1)
Suggested Readings
243(1)
References
244(2)
Intervention: Case Management and Roles of Other Professional
246(19)
Case Management Considerations
246(4)
Other Professional Involved in the Intervention Process
250(15)
Summary
261(1)
Exploration Questions
262(1)
Suggested Readings
262(1)
References
263(2)
The Legal Response to Child Abuse and Neglect
265(21)
The Legal Rights of Parents and Children
266(1)
Types of Court Intervention
267(1)
Juvenile Court
268(9)
Advantages and Disadvantages of Juvenile Court
277(1)
Criminal Court
278(3)
Sex Offender Registration
281(1)
The Media and the Court
282(4)
Summary
282(1)
Exploration Questions
283(1)
Suggested Readings
283(1)
References
284(2)
Treatment: Physical Abuse and Neglect
286(28)
Preparing to Provide Treatment
286(1)
Providing Treatment
287(5)
Treatment of Physically Abusive Families
292(2)
Family-Centered Services
294(2)
Treatment of the Child
296(4)
Treatment of the Parents
300(5)
Other Family Treatment
305(1)
Treatment of the Sibling
306(1)
Treatment of Neglectful Families
306(8)
Summary
310(1)
Exploration Questions
311(1)
Suggested Readings
311(1)
References
312(2)
Treatment: Sexual Abuse
314(26)
Issues Surrounding Treatment
314(1)
Assumptions About the Treatment of the Sexually Abusive Family
315(1)
Treatment Models
316(1)
Treatment Methods
317(3)
Treatment of Specific Family Members
320(20)
Summary
336(1)
Exploration Questions
337(1)
Suggested Readings
337(1)
References
338(2)
Foster Care as a Therapeutic Tool
340(10)
Problems with Foster Care
340(1)
Alternatives to Foster Care
340(1)
Therapeutic Potential in Foster Care
341(2)
The Role and Importance of the Natural Parents
343(1)
The Role of Foster Parents
344(1)
Other Placement for Abused or Neglected Children
345(5)
Summary
347(1)
Exploration Questions
347(1)
Suggested Readings
348(1)
References
348(2)
The Social Worker and the System
350(17)
A Day in the Life of a Protective Worker
350(3)
The Role of a Protective Social Worker
353(7)
Does the System Work
360(2)
Looking Toward the Future
362(5)
Summary
364(1)
Exploration Questions
365(1)
Suggested Readings
365(1)
References
365(2)
Adults Abused as Children
367(34)
Society's Misconceptions
367(1)
Reasons for Adults Disclosure
368(3)
Residual Effects of Child Abuse and Neglect
371(1)
Effects from the Neglecting Family
371(5)
Effects from the Physically Abusing Family
376(2)
Long-term Effects of Domestic Violence
378(1)
Effects from a Sexually Abusing Family
379(10)
Effects from Extrafamilial Abuse
389(2)
A Word About Resiliency
391(1)
Treatment of Adults who Were Abused as Children
392(9)
Summary
397(1)
Exploration Questions
398(1)
Suggested Readings
398(1)
References
398(3)
Prevention
401(16)
Prevention Efforts in Schools
401(6)
Prevention Efforts with Families
407(5)
Prevention Efforts by Professionals
412(1)
Prevention Efforts Within the Community and Nationality
412(5)
Summary
414(1)
Exploration Questions
414(1)
References
415(2)
Toward a Better Tomarrow
417(13)
Changes in the Helping System
417(6)
Changes in Society
423(3)
Facing the Future
426(1)
Research Needs
426(4)
Summary
427(1)
Exploration Questions
428(1)
Suggested Readings
428(1)
References
428(2)
Index 430


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