Substance Abuse, Family Violence and Child Welfare: Bridging Perspectives

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Robert L. Hampton, Vincent Senatore, Thomas P. Gullotta
SAGE Publications, Feb 12, 1998 - Psychology - 304 pages
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To foster more discussion between practitioners and scholars, this book explores unified approaches for prevention of, and treatment for, children in abusive situations and their parents. The contributors probe: the history of abusive behavior and intoxication; the research literature on drug-exposed children in the welfare system and the interventions that facilitate their optimum development; the legislative and policy contexts in which potential collaborations between the fields of substance abuse and child welfare are being deployed or abandoned; the damaging effects that parental and family substance abuse add to a host of child welfare problems; the need for clinicians to develop a sound therapeutic foundation to enhance their effe

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Prevention, Child and Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut, New London, CT.

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