Child Neglect and Emotional Abuse

Child Neglect and Emotional Abuse

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Protecting children from emotional abuse and neglect is a serious and complex area of social work practice. This book takes readers step-by-step through the underlining theory, skills and practice of working with vulnerable children, highlighting essential contemporary research evidence throughout. Part 1: Understanding introduces the nature and consequences of child neglect and emotional abuse, including up-to-date knowledge about the physiological impact of childhood malnutrition and emotional deprivation. Part 2: Assessment considers in detail the factors which can contribute to the complexity of the assessment process and explains assessment procedures. Part 3: Response offers insights into positive interventions, including some innovative modern therapies and family management approaches such as 'PACT'. Using a series of case studies to make complex skills and knowledge accessible, this is essential reading for students and professionals across disciplines that may come into contact with vulnerable children.In discussion with survivors of emotional abuse, Doyle (2001) found that for some the term a#39;aunta#39; included an ... 67) recalls that when she was 7 years old she wrote an essay set by her teacher, opening with: My aunt and I share a room. She isanbsp;...

Title:Child Neglect and Emotional Abuse
Author:Celia Doyle, Charles Timms
Publisher:SAGE - 2014-03-18


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