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NCJ Number: 153306 Find in a Library
Title: Abused Children: The Educator's Guide to Prevention and Intervention
Author(s): A W McEvoy; E L Erickson
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 240
Sponsoring Agency: Learning Publications, Inc
Holmes Beach, FL 34218-6651
Publication Number: ISBN 1-55691-052-5
Sale Source: Learning Publications, Inc
Marketing Manager
P.O. Box 1338
5351 Gulf Drive
Holmes Beach, FL 34218-6651
United States of America
Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume details the role of educators in preventing and intervening in child abuse, based on research findings, laws, regulatory and enforcement agencies, and customs.
Abstract: The text emphasizes that schools can do much in ways that are neither offensive nor costly and that the educator's role is critical because no child protective services program will stop the increase in new child abusers. It also notes that some actions are effective, while others can make matters worse for abusers as well as youthful survivors of maltreatment. Individual sections explain the role of schools, the characteristics of abusive parents and of abuse survivors, special issues related to incest, intervention policies, child abuse reporting and referral, and ways to help survivors and their parents. A section on primary prevention focuses on how to prepare children and youth for adulthood, the specific issues faced by adolescent parents, and ways to address community resistance to primary prevention programs. Specific recommendations, 73 references, and appended policy format, reporting and followup forms, list of resource organizations, and flow chart on child protective services
Main Term(s): Juvenile victims
Index Term(s): Child abuse detection; Child abuse prevention; Child abuse reporting; Educators child-abuse neglect role
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