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Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse Book
Author : Karl A. Pillemer,Rosalie S. Wolf
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
Release : 1986
ISBN : 9780865691346
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"The authors provide a fresh, historically balanced, empirical and theoretical framework for the view that elder abuse and neglect is an extreme manifestation of family conflict." Journal of Gerontology

Investigation and Prosecution of Child Abuse

Investigation and Prosecution of Child Abuse Book
Author : American Prosecutors Research Institute,
Publisher : SAGE
Release : 2004
ISBN : 9780761930907
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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To assist investigators and prosecutors, APRI's National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse—the nation's premiere trainer of child abuse prosecutors and investigators—presents the Investigation and Prosecution of Child Abuse, Third Edition. Readers of this manual will receive practical, common sense assistance in handling child abuse cases from the initial report to the closing argument at trial. Appendices on the enclosed CD-ROM include hundreds of sample motions and other legal documents that can be adapted to the jurisdiction of individual readers. Now in its Third Edition, the manual contains the latest in case law and research on nearly every facet of child sexual abuse, physical abuse and neglect. This is the only book on the market specifically geared to investigators and prosecutors called upon to handle abuse cases.

Social Work and Child Sexual Abuse

Social Work and Child Sexual Abuse Book
Author : Jon R. Conte,David A. Shore
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release : 1982
ISBN : 9780917724985
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Here is an indispensable book highlighting information on the problem of child sexual abuse for anyone concerned with the welfare of young children. Focusing on the social worker's role in responding to the abuse of children, this highly practical volume assesses the state of knowledge about sexual abuse. It includes reviews of the historical context in which sexual abuse takes place and sheds light on issues surrounding the professional's responses to sexual abuse, alternative models of sexual abuse treatment programs, and practice knowledge developments. The contributors have also addressed a number of clinical issues including family treatment and social work treatment at a juvenile court, as well as the role of the courts and the problem of sexual abuse and sexual education in child-caring institutions.

Medical Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse

Medical Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse Book
Author : Martin A. Finkel,Angelo P. Giardino
Publisher : SAGE
Release : 2002
ISBN : 9780761920823
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This newly updated edition of the top-selling reference manual for the medical evaluation of suspected child sexual abuse has been expanded to reflect the increasing importance of properly performed, well-documented examinations. Not only does the book cover aspects of the physical examination and diagnosis for sexual abuse, its additional coverage of interviewing children and collecting evidence for criminal investigations makes it an inclusive guidebook for all aspects of the child sexual abuse evaluation process.

Child Abuse and Culture

Child Abuse and Culture Book
Author : Lisa Aronson Fontes
Publisher : Guilford Press
Release : 2005-01-06
ISBN : 9781593851309
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Highly readable and accessible, this expertly written book provides a framework for culturally competent practice with children and families in child maltreatment cases. Numerous workable strategies and concrete examples are presented to help readers address cultural concerns at each stage of the assessment and intervention process. Professionals and students learn new ways of thinking about their own cultural viewpoints as they gain critical skills for maximizing the accuracy of assessments for physical and sexual abuse; overcoming language barriers in parent and child interviews; building rapport with clients from diverse cultural groups; respecting families' values and beliefs while ensuring children's safety; collaborating with clergy, extended family members, and others in the client's support system; and creating an agency environment that is welcoming and respectful to all.

Child Welfare Child abuse and child protection

Child Welfare  Child abuse and child protection Book
Author : Nick Frost
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2005
ISBN : 9780415312554
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This collection focuses on child welfare in its specific sense: welfare and social interventions with children and young people undertaken by State bodies or NGO's. The term 'child welfare' is deployed differently in diverse international settings. In the United Kingdom child welfare tends to refer to individualised programmes for children who have experienced problems in their lives. In India, to take a contrasting example, it can also refer to major housing and nutrition programmes. This collection takes an inclusive approach to international perspectives.The collection is completed by a new general introduction by the editor, individual volume introductions, and a full index.Titles also available in this series include, Medical Sociology (November 2004, 4 Volumes, 495) and the forthcoming collection Health Care Systems (2005, 3 Volumes, c.395).

A Sourcebook on Child Sexual Abuse

A Sourcebook on Child Sexual Abuse Book
Author : David Finkelhor,Sharon Araji
Publisher : SAGE
Release : 1986-05-01
ISBN : 9780803927490
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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- How widespread is child sexual abuse? - Which groups of children are at greatest risk? - Why do offenders offend? - What are the initial and long-term effects of sexual abuse on victims? - How can child sexual abuse be prevented? - How should researchers approach the problem? David Finkelhor is a leading researcher in the field of family violence and child sexual abuse. He is the author of two previous books on the subject, Sexually Victimized Children and Child Sexual Abuse: New Theory and Research. Finkelhor is also known for his work in other areas of family violence. He is a co-editor of Dark Side of

A Health Educator s Guide to Understanding Drugs of Abuse Testing

A Health Educator   s Guide to Understanding Drugs of Abuse Testing Book
Author : Amitava Dasgupta
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release : 2010
ISBN : 9780763765897
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The drug free workplace initiative was started in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan when he issued an executive order to develop guidelines for drug abuse testing for Federal Government employees. Since then, most state, government, and private employers have adopted the policy of a drug free workplace. Today, pre-employment drug testing is almost mandatory and passing the drug test is a condition for hire. A Health Educator's Guide to Understanding Drug Abuse Testing describes in layman’s language the process of testing for drugs and provides coverage of what potential employees are being tested for, how the tests are performed, and what foods and drugs may affect the test results and may jeopardize a person's chance of being hired. Written by a practicing toxicologist, this text gives health educators a solid foundation in the process of drug testing and helps them understand how different methods of cheating drug tests are rendered ineffectual.

Sibling Abuse

Sibling Abuse Book
Author : Vernon R. Wiehe
Publisher : SAGE
Release : 1997-06-06
ISBN : 9780761910091
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Often excused by parents as `kids will be kids' behaviour, sibling abuse remains largely unrecognized. Symptoms of such abuse and its devastating effects on victims go undetected, victims do not receive appropriate therapeutic intervention, and transgressors do not come to the attention of the courts. The author of this book brings this neglected area `out of the shadows' with personal accounts of adult survivors, insights into why sibling abuse occurs, suggestions for prevention and implications for treatment.

Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse Book
Author : Randal W. Summers,Allan Michael Hoffman
Publisher : American Public Health Association
Release : 2006
ISBN : 9780875530505
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Product Description: Addresses key issues facing older people and our entire society. Topics include care pathway model, guidelines for health care professionals, understanding elder abuse in minority populations, moral and ethical implications of elder abuse, sexual violence against elderly women, helping victims, and more. For public health personnel.

Child Abuse

Child Abuse Book
Author : David A. Wolfe
Publisher : SAGE
Release : 1999-06-23
ISBN : 9780803972285
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This Second Edition of Child Abuse is devoted to a topic of major social and clinical significance. In this book, the author describes the different types of abuse and discusses the influence they have on development and social consequences in childhood and adolescence. The book uses theory and research to convey the importance of multiple contextual influences that affect abuse and can be used to ameliorate it.

Child Abuse and Neglect

Child Abuse and Neglect Book
Author : John T. Pardeck
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 1989
ISBN : 9780677258607
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Child abuse and neglect is recognized as one of the major social problems facing modern society today. An increase in the theory and research into causes and treatment has resulted in the growth of practical knowledge derived from the fields of psychiatry, psychology, education, sociology, social work, and related professions. Reflecting a multi-disciplinary approach, this study presents the latest findings from these fields by exploring the issue of child abuse and neglect from a broad theoretical perspective. Both micro and macro approaches are stressed in the work, with particular emphasis on social factors related to child abuse and neglect, characteristics of adults and families likely to abuse and neglect and emerging strategies of treatment including family therapy.

Child Abuse and Neglect

Child Abuse and Neglect Book
Author : Marilyn Strachan Peterson,Michael Durfee,Kevin Coulter
Publisher : Volcano Press
Release : 2003
ISBN : 9781884244216
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book written for multidisciplinary child protection teams and presents guidelines for identification, assessment and case management on various forms of child maltreatment.

Drug Abuse and Society

Drug Abuse and Society Book
Author : Saroj Prashant
Publisher : APH Publishing
Release : 1993
ISBN : 9788170245551
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Role and activities of nongovernmental voluntary organization in the field of prevention of drug abuse in India; a study.

Woman Abuse

Woman Abuse Book
Author : Lewis Okun
Publisher : SUNY Press
Release : 1986-01-01
ISBN : 9780887060779
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Surveys the studies of battering and examines the characteristics of battered women and woman batterers

Abuse of Procedural Rights Comparative Standards of Procedural

Abuse of Procedural Rights Comparative Standards of Procedural Book
Author : International Association of Procedural Law
Publisher : Kluwer Law International B.V.
Release : 1999-11-25
ISBN : 9041112472
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In a very meaningful way, the health of a judicial system may be judged by the care with which its procedural rights are observed. Now, in a book that takes stock of this important element as it is currently used or abused in a number of the world's legal systems, eighteen outstanding scholars approach the subject through an analysis of the following factors: the theoretical and moral implications of procedural abuses the subjects who commit them the typologies of abusive practices the consequences of abusive practices Several authors report on practices in their own countries, revealing distinct evidence of a significant degree of lowered procedural standards in the United States, several European countries, Australia, Japan, and Latin America. General and final reports provide a comparative framework for an analytical study that will repay the study of anyone concerned with the fairness of our legal institutions.

Psychodynamic Perspectives on Abuse

Psychodynamic Perspectives on Abuse Book
Author : Una McCluskey,Carol-Ann Hooper
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Release : 2000
ISBN : 9781853026850
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Abuse is defined broadly and considered as a widespread phenomenon with a variety of manifestations and contexts. Its consequences, and the responses it may provoke, are discussed in detail with reference to three areas. In the personal context, the impact of abuse on an individual's development, emotional life and ability to participate in society is addressed. In the workplace, where the focus is upon working relationships and organizational goals, abuse may cause stress, undermine effectiveness and lead to legal redress: thus it involves a different set of problems and requires different treatment. In relation to society as a whole, the threat which abuse poses and the factors which determine policy are evaluated. Psychodynamic Perspectives on Abuse is unique in its range and focus, providing the cross-disciplinary approach to this problem which is essential for developing strategies to deal with it at all levels.

Counselling Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

Counselling Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Book
Author : Christiane Sanderson
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Release : 2006
ISBN : 9781843103356
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This updated and expanded edition provides comprehensive coverage of the theory and practice of counselling survivors of child sexual abuse (CSA). In a reasoned and thoughtful approach, this book honestly addresses the complex issues in this important area of work, providing practical strategies valuable and new insights for counsellors.

The Harassment and Abuse of Older People in the Private Rented Sector

The Harassment and Abuse of Older People in the Private Rented Sector Book
Author : Carlton, Nancy,Heywood, Frances,Misa Izuhara
Publisher : Policy Press
Release : 2003-01-29
ISBN : 1861344589
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Help the Aged funded this major study because of concerns that older people living in private rented housing were vulnerable to abuse and harassment by landlords. Drawing upon detailed research with older people, professionals and landlords in six different localities, the report provides the first major study of this important issue. The report concludes with a series of recommendations to central and local government. These include the need for changes in such areas as the overall regulation of the sector, the rights of older tenants and in the housing benefit system. The recommendations also cover the need for better training for professionals about abuse and harassment, improved age related records and the need for improved funding for advice and advocacy services. This study will be essential reading for a wide range of practitioners and academics whose interests and responsibilities span older people and their reliance upon the housing and welfare systems.

Interviewing Children about Sexual Abuse

Interviewing Children about Sexual Abuse Book
Author : Kathleen Coulborn Faller
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2007-01-11
ISBN : 0199725403
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A core issue for professionals responsible for addressing sexual abuse is how to correctly identify cases. Interviewing Children About Sexual Abuse: Controversies and Best Practice critically reviews the research and practice on the spectrum of issues related to interviewing the sexually abused child. Its chapters cover all the most important topics that interviewers must keep in mind, from the accuracy of children's memories to appropriate types of questions to include to the use of interview aids, and within each chapter is a comprehensive review of research and practice, leading to conclusions that can be used to guide practice in this most sensitive of assignments.