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Chadwick's Child Maltreatment, Volume 2

Sexual Abuse and Psychological Maltreatment

Fourth Edition

David L. Chadwick (editor) Angelo P. Giardino (editor)
Randell Alexander (editor)
Jonathan D. Thackeray (editor)
Debra Esernio-Jenssen (editor)

ISBN: 9781936590285

Publication Date: Mar 2014

Format: Hardback

The fourth edition of the landmark reference Child Maltreatment, now titled Chadwick's Child Maltreatment, offers a comprehensive view of the signs and aftermath of physical and sexual abuse, neglect, and psychological maltreatment. This cutting-edge series has been divided into three definitive volumes. Each book is supplemented by an atlas of clinically valuable case studies and images to assist in the identification, interpretation, and investigation of child maltreatment.
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The fourth edition of the landmark reference Child Maltreatment?now titled Chadwick's Child Maltreatment?offers a comprehensive view of the signs and aftermath of physical and sexual abuse, neglect, and psychological maltreatment. Formerly presented as a 2-volume clinical guide and photographic atlas, this cutting-edge series has been divided into 3 definitive volumes: Physical Abuse and Neglect, Sexual Abuse and Psychological Maltreatment, and Cultures at Risk and Role of Professionals. Each book is supplemented by an atlas of clinically valuable case studies and images to assist in the identification, interpretation, and investigation of child maltreatment.

Chadwick's Child Maltreatment has been edited by some of the most prominent experts in the field, including child abuse specialist and pioneer Dr. David Chadwick. This newly revised series is specifically designed for professionals who are in positions to identify and respond to the plight of child maltreatment and its many adverse effects on children and families.

Dr. Chadwick and his collaborators have expended great effort to present relevant, updated clinical text in the fourth edition, which includes 1950 pages and 1976 images.

Key benefits and features of Chadwick's Child Maltreatment include:
  • New! Over 350 new photographs to help practicing professionals identify various incidents of child maltreatment.
  • New! Seven new chapters including: Volume 2, Chapter 5, Sexual Behaviors in Children; Volume 2, Chapter 6, Therapy Approaches in Sexually Abused Children; Volume 2, Chapter 7, Positive and Negative Findings and What They Mean; Volume 2, Chapter 9, Understanding Resilience; Volume 2, Chapter 10, Lifelong and Life-Limiting Effects of Child Maltreatment; Volume 3, Chapter 10, Prosecution of Child Maltreatment; and Volume 3, Chapter 23, Public Health. Volume 3, Chapter 2, Risk of the Internet, has been completely revised to reflect the fast-paced growth of the role of technology in our society.
  • Combined clinical guide and photographic atlas in each book for easier access to information.
  • Multidisciplinary focus to support collaboration among health care, law enforcement, social work, child protection, and court-related professionals.
Volume Two: Sexual Abuse and Psychological Maltreatment

Volume Two in the fourth edition of Chadwick's Child Maltreatment series provides a comprehensive review of the signs and effects of sexual abuse and psychological maltreatment toward children. The clinical text includes new and revised content on topics that are critical to the effective assessment and treatment of sexually and psychologically abused victims.

More than 30 medical experts collaborated to provide the latest clinical data and research on topics including interviewing children, sexually transmitted infections, psychological assessment and treatment approaches, and developmental aspects of the young, among others.

The clinical portion of the text is accompanied by a photographic atlas in the back of the book, which contains current cases studies and more than 300 images and illustrations that document instances of sexual abuse, equipment used by professionals for the documentation of cases, and concepts of psychological maltreatment and developmental health issues.

Peer-reviewed by experts in the field, Sexual Abuse and Psychological Maltreatment is a comprehensive resource to support health care, law enforcement, social work, child protection, and court-related professionals in their ongoing efforts to identify and prevent sexual abuse and psychological maltreatment of innocent victims.

Key Features and Benefits:
  • New! Over 100 new photographs to help practicing professionals identify and treat various incidents of sexual abuse and psychological maltreatment.
  • New! Five new chapters including: Chapter 5, Sexual Behaviors in Children; Chapter 6, Therapy Approaches in Sexually Abused Children; Chapter 7, Positive and Negative Findings and What They Mean; Chapter 9, Understanding Resilience; and Chapter 10, Lifelong and Life-Limiting Effects of Child Maltreatment.
  • New! Combined clinical guide and photographic atlas for more convenience and easier access to information.
  • Multidisciplinary focus to support collaboration among health care, law enforcement, social work, child protection, and court-related professionals.
Illustrations 300 images
Pages 650
Date Published 30 Mar 2014
Publisher STM Learning
Series Chadwick's Child Maltreatment
Subject/s Paediatric medicine   Child welfare   Paediatric nursing   Child abuse   Sexual abuse & harassment  

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