The Fourth Edition of this handbook provides readers with the most up-to-date theory, research, and best practices in the field of child abuse and neglect. This best seller covers all aspects of child maltreatment, from physical abuse to sexual abuse and neglect, focusing on etiology, consequences, investigation, and treatment and systems. Updates include new content on assessment and mental health interventions, prevention, as well as global perspectives.
The handbook, edited by leading experts J. Bart Klika and Jon R. Conte, is comprehensive and easy to read. It will serve as an invaluable resource for students and professionals – both emerging and seasoned-across disciplines, but part of the same movement dedicated to improving the lives of maltreated children.
The APSAC Handbook on Child Maltreatment
Jon R. Conte J. Bart Klika
Sage Publications Inc