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Hirschy, Sharon Thompson
Protecting our children : understanding and preventing abuse and neglect in early childhood / Sharon Thompson Hirschy, Elaine Wilkinson
Alternate Title Understanding and preventing abuse and neglect in early childhood
Student ed
Belmont, Ca. : Wadsworth, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 362.76 HIR    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Child abuse
Child abuse -- Prevention
Abused children -- Services for
Physical Description xvii, 270 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical reference (p. 247-261) and index
Contents History and theory of child maltreatment -- Recognizing and identifying child abuse and neglect -- Assessing and reporting child maltreatment -- What happens when abuse and neglect have occurred? -- Perpetrators : those who abuse and neglect children -- Impact of abuse and neglect on children's lives -- Special topics in child maltreatment -- Parents/families and child maltreatment -- Prevention, intervention, and guidance : families -- Teacher styles/ethics and child maltreatment -- Prevention, intervention, and guidance : teachers
Summary This volume provides guidance to teachers, child care and education administrators, health care providers, social service workers, and all who work with young children on how to recognize and understand child abuse and neglect. The text enables readers not only to identify abuse and neglect, but also to develop an understanding of the many facets of child maltreatment, find practical ideas to help children and their families, and ultimately reduce the incidence of child abuse and neglect
Series SOE Curriculum Lab
Alternate Author Wilkinson, Elaine

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