ERIC Number: ED158454
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Family Center: A Community Based Approach to the Problems of Abusive Families.
Nicholson, Margaret A., Ed.; Schneider, Carol J., Ed.
Presented is the final report of the Family Center Project, a program designed to increase the number of reported cases of suspected child abuse and neglect and increase the services for abused and neglected children and their families in Adams County, Colorado. Three chapters which address the goal of increasing child abuse referrals focus on public awareness and professional education, a school referral program, and the crisis intake process. Eight chapters concern the following treatment topics: the role of the nurse on a child abuse team, the multidisciplinary review team, treatment of abusive adults, lay therapy, treatment of abused and neglected children, the crisis nursery, therapeutic nursery care, the therapeutic day care. Three chapters focus on project dissemination and research aspects. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Social and Rehabilitation Service (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Adams County School District 14, Commerce City, CO.