Recognizing Child Abuse: A Guide For The Concerned

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Free Press, 1990 - Family & Relationships - 270 pages
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Listing the steps that have been endorsed by district attorneys and prosecutors, this guide explains both responsibilities and legal liabilities in identifying and reporting possible child abuse, determine when intervention is necessary and protect yourself against wrongful accusation. Designed for teachers, police, day care workers, school nurses - and anyone in a position to help a child who might be abused - this book is essential and may help save children's lives.

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Contents

You Can Make a Difference
1
A Balanced Approach
7
The Legal Framework
21
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Douglas J. Besharov is a Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy in Washington, D.C., and visiting Professor at the University of Maryland School of Public Affairs. He lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

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