Safeguarding children from emotional maltreatment : what works
Barlow, Jane and Schrader McMillan, Anita (2010) Safeguarding children from emotional maltreatment : what works. Safeguarding children across services series . London: Jessica Kingsley. ISBN 9781849050531Full text not available from this repository.
Emotional maltreatment is widespread and has a profoundly harmful effect on a child's development. The effects of abuse are often carried into adulthood, and emotionally abused children are more likely to experience a range of problems as adults including depression, substance misuse and eating disorders. This book sets out to identify 'what works' in preventing emotional maltreatment from recurring. Since most emotional maltreatment takes place within the family home, involves the primary care-giver and reflects ongoing patterns of damaging parent-child interaction rather than isolated incidents, interventions directly targeting parent-child interactions are highlighted. The authors explore the available treatments, identifying which approaches work, who they work with and the limitations of each. Conclusions and recommendations based on the key findings are presented, including implications for practice and over-arching issues to be addressed. "Safeguarding Children from Emotional Maltreatment" is essential reading for all practitioners working in the field of emotional abuse and neglect, including social workers, health visitors, community paediatricians and psychologists.
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
|Divisions:||Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School > Health Sciences > Mental Health and Wellbeing
Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Psychological child abuse -- Prevention, Dysfunctional families, Family psychotherapy|
|Series Name:||Safeguarding children across services series|
|Place of Publication:||London|
|Number of Pages:||174|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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