ERIC Number: ED182958
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Child Abuse and Neglect: Social Service Reader I [and] Reader II.
Ambrose, Bernadette, Ed.
Intended to provide new caseworkers with an introduction to child abuse and neglect, the two part document presents information from a multidisciplinary perspective. Twenty-three articles in the first book and seven in the second are included on the social worker's role, assessment and counseling of abusive and neglecting parents, the impact of abuse and neglect on the child, community involvement, and the interview. Articles have the following titles and authors: "Historical and Charaterological Aspects of Child Abuse and Neglect" (E. Sherman); "Helping People Who Cannot Manage Their Own Lives" (I. Kaufman); "The Abused Parent of the Abused Child" (S. Wasserman); "Working with the Parent in Child Abuse Cases" (S. Holmes); "World of Abnormal Rearing Cycle" (R. Helfer); "Parents Who Hate" (L. Young); "The Concept of Authority and Its Use in Child Protective Service" (S. Yelaja); "The Use of Self" (M. Didier); "Dysfunctions of Parenting: The Battered Child, The Neglected Child, The Exploited Child" (R. Galdston); "The Abused Child" (S. Zalba); "Prevalent Types of Neglectful Mothers" (N. Polansky); "Training Program in Child Abuse and Neglect--Needs of Children Summary" (J. Ives); "Children's Play Characteristic of Different Ages" (A. Gesell); "Composite Developmental Inventory for Infants and Young Children" (American Medical Association); "When to Suspect Child Abuse" (V. Fontana); "The Enmeshment-Disengagement Cycle" (S. Minuchin); "Creaming the Poor" (S. Miller); "Concepts of Community: Is It a Where, a When, or a How" (A. Panzetta); "Community Organization in the Direct Service Agency" (V. Sieder); "Community Resources and Protective Service Work in Child Welfare" (S. Pflanczer); "Parent Rehabilitation and Enrichment Program" (B. Ambrose); "Away with the 'Bedside Manner'!" (S. Jourard); and "Interviewing Techniques in Probation and Parole" (H. Hartman). The second volume presents seven articles: "Applications of Transactional Analysis to the Problems of Child Abuse and Neglect" (E. Sherman, Jr.); "Treatment of Abusive and Neglectful Families" (S. Wells); "Incest: A Beginning Look at Assessment and Treatment" (J. Kilroy); "What Separation Means to a Foster Child" (M. Didier); "What the Separation Process Means to the Foster Care Worker" (M. Didier); "Caseload Management in Local Departments of Social Services" (S. Pflanczer); and "Roles, Patterns, and Process in Supervision" (M. Didier). (CL)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Social and Rehabilitation Service (DHEW), Washington, DC.; State Univ. of New York, Albany. Research Foundation.; New York State Dept. of Social Welfare, Albany.
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Albany. School of Social Welfare.