Child Abuse Sourcebook

Child Abuse Sourcebook

Basic Consumer Health Information About the Maltreatment of Children, Including Statistics, Risk Factors, Symptoms, Therapies, and the Long-term Consequences of Physical, Emotional, and Sexual Abuse and Neglect, Featuring Facts About Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (MSBP), Abusive Head Trauma, Corporal Punishment, Parental Substance Abuse, Incest, and Child Exploitation ; Along With Information About Child Protective Services, Reporting Abuse and Neglect, Legal Protections, Juvenile Court, Foster Care and Adoption, and Parenting Strategies, A Glossary of Related Terms, and Directories of Resources for Additional Help and Information

Book - 2009 | Second edition
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Child Abuse Sourcebook, Second Edition provides updated information about neglect and physical, emotional, and sexual abuse of children and adolescents. These include abusive head trauma, Munchausen syndrome by proxy, corporal punishment, bullying, aggression through technology, child exploitation, teen dating abuse, and parental substance abuse. Guidelines are provided on how to report abuse and who must report abuse. Information about the legal protections available through Child Protective Services, the court system, foster care, and adoption is described. Abuse prevention programs that provide education, respite and crisis care, and support groups for children, teens, adults, and communities are presented. A section on strategies for positive parenting discusses child discipline, anger management, leaving children home alone, and helping children who have been sexually abused.
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2009
Edition: Second edition
ISBN: 9780780810372
Branch Call Number: 362.76 M438c1
Characteristics: xvi, 631 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Shannon, Joyce Brennfleck


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