ERIC Number: ED481618
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
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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)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Health, Child Neglect, Child Welfare, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Problems, Family School Relationship, Family Violence, Higher Education, Intervention, Noninstructional Responsibility, Parent Child Relationship, School Responsibility, School Role, Student Welfare
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: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.guilford.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Students; Teachers
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