ERIC Number: ED260320
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Perspectives on Child Maltreatment in the Mid '80s.
National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (DHHS/OHDS), Washington, DC.
This book presents 19 papers on child abuse and neglect. A brief introduction by Health and Human Services Secretary, Margaret Heckler is followed by 13 major issue papers: "Combatting Child Abuse and Neglect" by the assistant secretary for Human Development Services, Dorcas R. Hardy; "What Have We Learned about Child Maltreatment" by James Garbarino; "Stop Talking about Child Abuse" by Donna J. Stone and Anne H. Cohn; "Community Involvement in the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect" by Peter Coolsen and Joseph Wechsler; "Child Neglect: An Overview" by Aeolian Jackson; "How Widespread is Child Sexual Abuse?" by David Finkelhor; "What We've Learned from Community Responses to Intrafamily Child Sexual Abuse" by Martha M. Kendrick; "Emotional Abuse of Children" by Dorothy Dean;"Overview: The National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect;""Providing Child Protective Services to Culturally Diverse Families" by Roland H. Sneed; "Developmentally Disabled, Abused and Neglected Children" by Mark D. Souther; "The Revolution in Family Law: Confronting Child Abuse" by Howard A. Davidson; and "The Military's Response to Child Abuse and Neglect" by Suzanna Nash. Six papers describing programs and projects that deal with child abuse and neglect are also included. The book concludes with a question and answer section on reporting responsibilities and procedures when one knows of or suspects child abuse and neglect, a list of state names and addresses of child protection agencies, and an annotated bibliography of manuals, reports, and other publications of the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect that deal with child maltreatment. (KGB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Children, Community Involvement, Developmental Disabilities, Family Violence, Prevention, Program Descriptions, Sexual Abuse
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (DHHS/OHDS), Washington, DC.