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The APSAC Handbook on Child Maltreatment

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Author: Klika, J. Bart

Brand: SAGE Publications, Inc

Edition: 4

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 488

Release Date: 18-08-2017

Details: Product Description The Fourth Edition of The APSAC Handbook on Child Maltreatment provides readers with the most up-to-date theory, research, and best practices in the field of child abuse and neglect. Edited by leading experts J. Bart Klika and Jon R. Conte, this best seller covers all aspects of child maltreatment, from physical abuse to sexual abuse and neglect, focusing on etiology, consequences, investigation, and treatment and systems. Updates include new content on assessment and mental health interventions, prevention, as well as global perspectives. Comprehensive and easy to read, the handbook will serve as an invaluable resource for students and professionals―both emerging and seasoned―across disciplines, but part of the same movement dedicated to improving the lives of maltreated children.    Review "Incorporating advanced application into the latest edition of The APSAC Handbook on Child Maltreatment is what students are seeking in order to develop essential skills to enter the child welfare workforce and improve services for children and their families."  -- Alberta J. Ellet "I found the text engaging, informative, and easy for students to use. It serves as a springboard for our class discussions and practice activities, and is a central backbone to build upon throughout the course." -- Amy Levine "Packed full of expertise and good sense, this is a practical book filled with up-to-date theory." -- Neil van Dokkum About the Author Jon R. Conte, Ph.D. is the Joshua Children’s Foundation Distinguished Scholar on Child Sexual Abuse and Professor at the School of Social Work, University of Washington, Seattle.  He is the Editor of the Journal of Interpersonal Violence and Trauma, Violence, and Abuse: The Review Journal.  The founding President of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, he currently serves on the APSAC Board as President Emeritus for Life.  He maintains a private forensic practice specializing in issues of abuse, trauma, and psychotherapy.   

Package Dimensions: 10.0 x 8.0 x 0.7 inches

Languages: English