Child Abuse Sourcebook, 5th Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0780817001
  • ISBN-13: 9780780817005
  • DDC: 362.76
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released May 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Provides basic consumer health information about abuse and neglect of children and adolescents. With information about parenting issues and child abuse risks, prevention and intervention strategies, as well as information about adult survivors of child abuse. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.<\P>

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Child Maltreatment.
1: Defining Child Maltreatment.
2: Acts of Omission: An Overview of Child Neglect.
3: Child Abuse Statistics.
4: When Children Are Exposed to Violence.
5: Child Exploitation.
6: Sibling Abuse.
7: Bullying.
8: Long-Term Effects and Consequences of Child Abuse and Neglect.
Physical and Sexual Abuse of Children.
9: Physical Abuse of Children.
10: Abusive Head Trauma.
11: Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy.
12: Shaken Baby Syndrome.
13: Sexual Abuse of Children.
14: Incest.
15: Extraterritorial Sexual Exploitation of Children.
16: Teen Dating Abuse.
17: Statutory Rape.
Child Neglect and Emotional Abuse.
18: Child Neglect.
19: Neglect of Children's Healthcare.
20: Educational Neglect and Truancy.
21: Emotional Abuse of Children.
22: Technology and Abuse.
23: International Parental Kidnapping.
24: Childhood Maltreatment among Children with Disabilities.
25: Parental Drug Use as Child Abuse.
Adult Survivors of Child Abuse.
26: Adverse Childhood Experiences.
27: Early Life Stress and Adult Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
28: Effects of Domestic Violence on Children.
29: Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse.
30: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Adult Survivors.
31: Abuse, Trauma, and Mental Health.
32: Intergenerational Patterns of Child Maltreatment: What the Evidence Shows.
Child Abuse Preventions, Interventions, and Treatments.
33: Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect Is a Priority.
34: Preventing Child Sexual Abuse.
35: Child Maltreatment Prevention Initiatives.
36: Safe Youth, Safe Schools.
37: Prevention of Maltreatment of Children with Disabilities.
38: Infant Safe Haven Laws.
39: Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act.
40: Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.
41: How You Can Help Someone Who Is Being Abused or Neglected.
42: Legal Interventions in Suspected Child Abuse Cases.
43: Reporting Child Abuse.
44: Therapy Options for Children Impacted by Abuse.
45: Therapy Options for Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse.
Parenting Issues and Child Abuse Risks.
46: Family Matters and Child Abuse Risk.
47: Disciplining Your Child.
48: Improving Parenting Skills.
49: Kinship Caregivers, Foster Care, and Adoption.
50: Parenting a Child Who Has Experienced Trauma.
51: Parenting Children and Youth Who Have Experienced Abuse or Neglect.
52: Parenting after Domestic Violence.
53: Leaving Your Child Home Alone.
Additional Help and Information.
Glossary of Terms Related to Child Abuse.
Where to Report Child Abuse.
A Directory of Organizations Dedicated to Promoting Healthy Families.