What children can tell us: eliciting, interpreting, and evaluating critical information from children
Jossey-Bass, Aug 28, 1992 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 373 pages
This wise, insightful book helps adults make sense of what children tell them. It provides an authoritative guide to obtaining and evaluating information from children about abuse and other stressful situations and helps adults communicate with children in a variety of settings.
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Introduction to the Issues
SelfEsteem and Coping
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ability adolescents adult-child adversarial system asked assessment behavior believe caretakers Chapter child abuse child custody child development child life specialist child sexual abuse childhood children as sources children's thinking clinical clinician cognitive communication competence context coping cultural custody developmental Edelbrock effective elicit emotional Erikson Institute evaluation Everson example expectations experience fantasy feelings Flavell functioning Garbarino genital intercourse groups Hispanic hospital important infants influence information from children interac interactions interpret interview involved issues Jill Korbin language learning legal system Lev Vygotsky memory metacognition metamemory mother nonverbal objective observation parents particularly pediatric percent person perspective play Practice Guideline preschool children problems professionals psychological psychopathology questions relationship reports response role school-age self-esteem sensitive setting sexual abuse situation social sources of information specific stories strategies stress suggests task teacher tell tests therapist tion toddlers unconscious understanding vasectomy verbal WISC-R young children