464 pages, 15 images, 41 contributors
STM Learning’s all-new reference, Research and Practices in Child Maltreatment Prevention, begins with a broad and comprehensive first volume — Definitions of Abuse and Prevention. This first of two volumes defines in detail various types
of child abuse, the history of child abuse prevention, contemporary prevention models, and emergent risk factors for the abuse of children.
Researchers and field professionals in medicine, law, social work, and associated fields will enjoy the benefit of an up-to-date, peer-reviewed survey of contemporary models in child protection and the prevention of child maltreatment. Expert contributors in medicine, social work, and public health have collaborated to make this all-new textbook an essential tool for their colleagues in child abuse