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ERIC Number: ED481618
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 220
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-57230-673-4
Child Abuse and Neglect: The School's Response. The Guilford School Practitioner Series.
Horton, Connie Burrows; Cruise, Tracy K.
This book reviews the current knowledge on child maltreatment and links it specifically to practical applications in the schools. It is intended to be a guide for school-based mental-health practitioners, administrators, and teachers. It is also intended to serve as a text in graduate-level courses and clinical practica. Chapter titles reflect the book's contents: (1) "Overview of Child Maltreatment"; (2) "Identifying Abuse and Neglect"; (3) "Reporting Suspected Child Maltreatment"; (4) "Treatment Referrals"; (5) "School-Based Mental Health Services for Victims of Child Maltreatment"; (6) "Consulting with Teachers and Parents Regarding Child Maltreatment"; (7) "Prevention in the Schools"; and (8) "Self-Care: Identifying and Preventing Compassion Fatigue." The book contains overhead transparency masters for use in classroom instruction or inservice training; many tables, charts, and rubrics; an extensive list of references; and a subject index. (WFA)
The Guilford Press, 72 Spring Street, New York, NY 10012 (Catalog no. 0673, $32). Tel: 212-431-9800; Tel: 800-365-7006 (Toll Free); Fax: 212-966-6708; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A