Understanding and Assessing Child Sexual Maltreatment
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|Format:||Paperback, 320 pages, 2nd Revised edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||black & white illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 26 February 2003|
Praise for the First Edition: 'Will prove a functional aid for all caring professions which deal with sexually abused children and their families. It is well written with numerous references' - Nursing Standard This book provides practical information for students and professionals, complete with useful case studies. This Second Edition updates the techniques of assessment and includes more coverage of interventions following on from assessment.
Table of Contents
Preface Acknowledgments I. What Constitutes Sexual Maltreatment? 1. Professional Roles and the Extent of Child Sexual Maltreatment 2. Definitions and Signs of Child Sexual Maltreatment II. Collaborating with Institutions Having Mandatory and Legal Obligations 3. Working with Protective Services and Police 4. Collaborating with Attorneys and Working with the Courts III. Data Collection and Decision Making 5. Child Interviews When Sexual Abuse is Suspected 6. The Context of Child Interviewing 7. Decision Making in Child Sexual Abuse IV. Sexual Abuse in Special Contexts 8. Sexual Abuse in Family Foster Care 9. Sexual Abuse in Day Care 10. Sexual Abuse Allegations in Divorce References Name Index Subject Index About the Author
About the Author
Kathleen Coulborn Faller, Ph.D., A.C.S.W., D.C.S.W., is Marion Elizabeth Blue Professor of Children and Families in the School of Social Work at the University of Michigan. She is also Director of the Family Assessment Clinic, a program at the University of Michigan School of Social Work that involves collaboration with the Law School and the Medical School. She is Principal Investigator on Training Program on Recruitment and Retention of Child Welfare Workers and Principal Investigator of the University of Michigan site of National Child Welfare Workforce Institute. Kathleen Coulborn Faller, Ph.D., A.C.S.W., D.C.S.W., is Professor of Social Work at the University of Michigan. She is also Director of the Family Assessment Clinic, a multidisciplinary team, Principal Investigator of the Interdisciplinary Child Welfare Training Program, Principal Investigator of the Training Program for Child Welfare Supervisors, and Principal Investigator of the Hasbro Early Assessment Project, all at the University of Michigan. She is author of Social Work with Abused and Neglected Children (The Free Press, 1981), Child Sexual Abuse: An Interdisciplinary Manual for Diagnosis, Case Management, and Treatment (Columbia University Press, 1988), Understanding Child Maltreatment (Sage Publications, 1990), Child Sexual Abuse: Intervention and Treatment Issues (Department of Health and Human Services, 1993), APSAC Study Guide: Evaluating Children Suspected of Having Been Sexually Abused, (Sage Publications, 1996), and Maltreatment in Early Childhood: Tools for Research-based Intervention (Haworth Press, 2000),and approximately 45 research and practice based articles on child abuse and neglect. She was a member of the Board of Directors of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children for six years and of its Executive Board for five years and is presently a member of the APSAC Advisory Board and Co-chair of the Guidelines Task Forces.
'Will prove a functional aid for all caring professions which deal with sexually abused children and their families. It is well written with numerous references' - Nursing Standard
|Publisher: ||SAGE Publications Inc|
|Dimensions: ||22.0 x 15.0 x 1.0 centimeters (0.47 kg)|