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NCJ Number: 148787 Find in a Library
Title: Recognition of Child Abuse for the Mandated Reporter
Author(s): J A Monteleone
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 250
Sponsoring Agency: G. W. Medical Publishing, Inc.
St Louis, MO 63043
Publication Number: ISBN 1-878060-14-7
Sale Source: G. W. Medical Publishing, Inc.
2601 Metro Blvd.
St Louis, MO 63043
United States of America
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This book presents information on identifying child abuse that is targeted at the mandated reporter, i.e., teachers, as well as counselors, doctors, and child care providers.
Abstract: The chapter on identifying physical abuse discusses conditions that may be confused with abuse, the difference between accidental and inflicted injuries, and the interpretation of abuse injuries. Subsequent chapters deal with burns, child sexual abuse, multiple personalities and dissociative disorders resulting from abuse, Munchausen Syndrome by proxy, neglect and abandonment, and emotional abuse. The book also discusses the cycle of abuse in violent families; legal issues including reporting statutes, litigation, and evidentiary issues; and working with child abuse victims in the classroom. The final chapters explore the relationship between abuse, schools, and the law, and describe programs to prevent neglect and sexual abuse. Chapter references
Main Term(s): Victims of Crime
Index Term(s): Child abuse detection; Child abuse prevention; Child abuse reporting; Child Sexual Abuse; Educators child-abuse neglect role; Juveniles
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