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Author Righthand, Sue.
Title Child maltreatment risk assessments : an evaluation guide / Sue Righthand, Bruce Kerr, Kerry Drach.
Imprint New York : Haworth Maltreatment and Trauma Press, [2003]

Author Righthand, Sue.
Subject Child abuse -- Prevention.
Child abuse -- Investigation.
Abused children -- Health risk assessment.
Family assessment.
Abusive parents -- Behavior modification.
Abused children -- Rehabilitation.
Child Abuse -- prevention & control.
Child Welfare.
Child of Impaired Parents.
Risk Assessment -- methods.
Alt Name Kerr, Bruce, 1952-
Drach, Kerry.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 216 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-214) and index.
Contents Child maltreatment : what is it? Definitions of abuse -- The impact of child maltreatment. The impact of child maltreatment on attachment security -- The impact of physical abuse -- The impact of sexual abuse -- The impact of psychological maltreatment -- The impact of exposure to family violence -- The impact of neglect -- The impact of multiple forms of child maltreatment -- Comparative studies of the impact of abuse and neglect -- The impact of marginal maltreatment -- The impact of mediating factors -- Risk assessment. Problems and strategies for assessing violence -- Historical or developmental factors -- Personal or dispositional factors -- Clinical or symptom factors -- Current situation and contextual factors -- Final remarks -- Formulating risk management strategies. Introduction -- Treatment outcome literature : a brief review -- Parenting training interventions -- Comprehensive and ecobehavioral programs -- Child-centered services and treatment interventions -- Facilitating parent-child relationships -- Individual therapy and long-term therapy with parents -- Abuse-focused interventions -- Parents with mental retardation -- Substance abuse -- Mental health interventions -- Relapse prevention -- Facilitating motivation for positive change -- Final remarks -- Putting it all together. Child maltreatment risk assessments : a specialized evaluation area -- Forensic versus clinical evaluations -- Components of the evaluation report -- Conducting and writing quality evaluations -- Professional issues.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781136391606 (electronic bk.)
1136391606 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 830323974
Additional Format Print version: Righthand, Sue. Child maltreatment risk assessments. New York : Haworth Maltreatment and Trauma Press, ©2003 0789012154 (DLC) 2002027642 (OCoLC)50244094

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