Child Abuse: What You Need to Know

Child Abuse: What You Need to Know

  • ISBN-13: 9780989500203
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Revised and updated for 2017 “Child Abuse: What You Need to Know is likely the best single source of child protection information for parents and child caregivers.” John E. Wright, MD, FAAP, Board Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician A guide for parents and everyone who works with children Child Abuse: What You Need to Know is the definitive guide to understanding every facet of child abuse—physical, emotional, and sexual; and neglect. Providing an in-depth look at each type of abuse, including descriptions of often-unrecognized signs, illustrations that clarify complex concepts, and a comprehensive glossary of terms, Child Abuse: What You Need to Know offers a must-read, essential guide for parents, child caregivers, teachers, students, law enforcement, volunteers, caseworkers, first responders—anyone who has contact with children. It is an indispensable resource and reference source for anyone who cares about children and child protection. This book provides the information that we as individuals and as a society should know—and understand—so that child abuse can be combatted effectively. In addition, this book offers extensive, clear, and detailed information about the common connection between child abuse, domestic abuse, and domestic violence. “This is one of the most important books written about child abuse and neglect. It should be read by everyone who has contact with children.” Celia Quintas, Ph.D., L.M.H.C., L.M.F.T.

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