Confronting Child Abuse: Research for Effective Program Design

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Simon and Schuster, 1988 - Family & Relationships - 356 pages
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Describes the scope and causes of child abuse, examines current policies and laws, and offers a practical assessment of future strategies to end child abuse.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction Part I Overview Problem Scope and Cause
12
The Notion
26
Individual Versus Social Factors
45
Treatment Strategies
73
Prevention Strategies
123
The Costs of Prevention Versus Intervention
149
Planning for the Future by Building on the Past
199
Legislative and Service Resources
293
Notes
313
Bibliography
329
Index
349
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Daro is Director of the National Center on Child Abuse Prevention Research, a program of the National Committee for Prevention of Child Abuse.

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