Summary: This best-selling text offers a comprehensive look at child maltreatment, incorporating history, case vignettes, and the author's own experience as a child protection worker. The author covers the history of child welfare, gives an overview of functional and dysfunctional families, and contrasts healthy child development with development hampered by abuse and neglect. In addition, Child Abuse and Neglect explains case management procedures and focuses on how various ...show moreprofessionals become involved in the child protection process and how treatment is undertaken. The text concludes with a discussion of prevention and a consideration of the future. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 8TH 10
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