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NCJ Number: 62898 Find in a Library
Title: ABUSED CHILD IN THE FAMILY AND IN THE COMMUNITY - PART 3
Journal: CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT  Volume:3  Issue:3/4  Dated:SPECIAL ISSUE (1979)  Pages:COMPLETE ISSUE
Corporate Author: Pergamon Press, Inc
United States of America
Editor(s): C H KEMPE; A W FRANKLIN; C COOPER
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 459
Sponsoring Agency: Pergamon Press
Elmsford, NY 10523
Pergamon Press, Inc
Elmsford, NY 10523
Sale Source: Pergamon Press
Fairview Park
Elmsford, NY 10523
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: SELECTED PAPERS ON THE ABUSED CHILD IN THE FAMILY AND IN THE COMMUNITY ARE PROVIDED FROM THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT, HELD IN LONDON IN SEPTEMBER 1978.
Abstract: THE INCIDENCE AND PROFILES OF CHILD ABUSE IN VARIOUS CULTURES AND SUBCULTURES ARE TREATED, USING EMPIRICAL DATA. MEANS OF IDENTIFYING AND REPORTING CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT ARE TREATED, WITH SOME PAPERS FOCUSING ON THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF PARTICULAR PROFESSIONS IN DIAGNOSING CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT AND PROVIDING HELP TO CHILDREN AND FAMILIES. VARIOUS PRIMARY AND SECONDARY PREVENTION APPROACHES ARE DESCRIBED. A NUMBER OF PAPERS DEAL SPECIFICALLY WITH SEXUAL ABUSE OF CHILDREN. ITS FORMS, CAUSES, PROTECTIVE SERVICES, AND LEGAL RAMIFICATIONS ARE CONSIDERED. INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES TO THE PROBLEM OF CHILD ABUSE ARE OUTLINED, AND THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR DEALING WITH RELEVANT ISSUES ARE COMPARED FOR A NUMBER OF COUNTRIES. PILOT AND DEMONSTRATION PROGRAMS DEALING WITH SPECIFIC ASPECTS OF CHILD ABUSE ARE DESCRIBED, AND EVALUATION RESULTS ARE REPORTED. REFERENCES OR FOOTNOTES ARE USUALLY PROVIDED FOR EACH PAPER, ALONG WITH APPROPRIATE TABULAR DATA. (RCB)
Index Term(s): Abused children; Abusing parents; Child abuse; Child abuse and neglect hearings; Child abuse detection; Child abuse reporting; Child abuse situation remedies; Child care services; Child protection services; Incest; Juvenile dependency and neglect; Laws and Statutes; Parental rights; Rights of minors
Note: SELECTED PAPERS FROM THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT, LONDON, SEPTEMBER 1978
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