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Research and Practices in Child Maltreatment Prevention

Volume 1, Definitions of Abuse and Prevention

Randell Alexander (author)

ISBN: 9781878060396

Publication Date: Feb 2017

Format: Paperback

This first of two volumes defines in detail various types of child abuse, the history of child abuse prevention, contemporary prevention models, and emergent risk factors for the abuse of children. Expert contributors in medicine, social work, and public health have collaborated to make this all-new textbook an essential tool for their colleagues in child abuse prevention.
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STM Learning's all-new reference, Research and Practices in Child Maltreatment Prevention, begins with a broad and comprehensive first volume- Definitions of Abuse and Prevention. This first of two volumes defines in detail various types of child abuse, the history of child abuse prevention, contemporary prevention models, and emergent risk factors for the abuse of children.

Expert contributors in medicine, social work, and public health have collaborated to make this all-new textbook an essential tool for their colleagues in child abuse prevention. Researchers and field professionals in medicine, law, social work, and associated fields will enjoy the benefit of an up-to-date, peer-reviewed survey of contemporary models in child protection and the prevention of child maltreatment.
Illustrations 300 images
Pages 800
Date Published 28 Feb 2017
Publisher STM Learning
Subject/s Child abuse  
  • SECTION I: INTRODUCTION
  • 1. Etiology and Risk and Protective Factors in the Context of Primary Prevention
  • 2. A Conceptual Framework for Exploring the Social Determinants of Child Maltreatment
  • 3. Emerging Opportunities in Prevention: Lessons From the Past
  • 4. Promoting the Health and Well-being of Children: The Role of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Preventing Child Maltreatment
  • 5. Economic Burden of Child Maltreatment
  • SECTION II: THE SCIENCE OF PREVENTION
  • 6. Expanding the Definition of Evidence in Child Maltreatment Prevention
  • 7. Does Intervention Work?: Research Designs in Prevention
  • 8. Complexity Science Applications in Child Maltreatment Prevention
  • 9. A Research Agenda to Accelerate the Adoption and Effective Use of Promising Child Maltreatment Prevention Strategies
  • SECTION III: PREVENTION FOR DIFFERENT TYPES OF MALTREATMENT
  • 10. Promising Approaches for Preventing Child Neglect
  • 11. Corporal Punishment and Child Abuse: Policy and Prevention Programs
  • 12. Physical Abuse Prevention
  • 13. Primary Prevention of Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • 14. Non-Programmatic Approaches to Child Maltreatment Prevention
  • 15. Prevention of the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children
  • 16. Community Violence Exposure Among Children and Youth: Considering Risk and Protective Factors and Prevention
  • 17. Children Exposed to Domestic Violence: Prevention Approaches With Mothers and Fathers
  • 18. Prevention of Psychological Maltreatment
  • 19. Preventing Cyber Sexual Solicitation of Adolescents
  • SECTION IV: CONCLUSION
  • 20. The Future of Child Abuse Prevention

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