ERIC Number: ED150774
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-May
Reference Count: 0
Child Abuse and Neglect Helplines: A Special Report from the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect.
Herner and Co., Washington, DC.
Described are the services offered by helplines, an innovation in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect modeled after the crisis intervention hotlines. It is explained that child abuse and neglect helplines have two primary functions: to provide the parent or child caller with a sympathetic, nonjudgemental listener; and to offer information and referral services. A listing of programs which operate helplines is provided. (SBH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (DHEW/OHD), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Herner and Co., Washington, DC.