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ISBN-10 0205399789ISBN-13 9780205399789
ISBN-10 020539969XISBN-13 9780205399697
Author(s): Cynthia Crosson-Tower
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 464

A comprehensive look at child maltreatment.

Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect, 9/e provides a comprehensive look at children’s services. The text explains case management procedures and focuses on how various professionals become involved in the child protection process and in turn how treatment is undertaken. The text concludes with an overview of functional and dysfunctional families, and contrasts healthy child development with development hampered by abuse.

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Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Be familiar with the full range of services for children from the least intrusive to the mot comprehensive.

  • Understand the effect that various services will have on children and families.

  • Have a sense of what it might be like to serve children in various agency settings.