Recognition of Child Abuse for the Mandated Reporter

Recognition of Child Abuse for the Mandated Reporter

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Completely updated, this widely acclaimed practical text/reference helps professionals fulfill their legal and ethical responsibility to report child abuse with a high level of confidence, effectiveness, and gratification. The book also serves as a textbook for students in medicine, nursing, social services, and law enforcement who are preparing for work with children. Written by experts from multiple disciplines, Recognition of Child Abuse for the Mandated Reporter incorporates proven approaches for distinguishing possible abuse from conditions that mimic abuse, conducting necessary interviews and examinations, documenting findings and preparing reports, making appropriate referrals, and joining with other caring professionals to prevent child maltreatment. The comprehensive reorganisation of the 3rd Edition facilitates access to content. New to the 3rd Edition are chapters on the role of child protective services, the risk for maltreatment on the Internet, community and home based services, prevention efforts at the local and national levels, play therapy, psychological and psychiatric responses to abuse, and resources available to professionals caring for abused children.A basic software filter purports to prevent children from reaching inappropriate web sites. ... Otherwise, filtering software is a product you buy at retail or download. ... the tested products blocked inappropriate content (typically preventing both words and images from appearing onscreen) and did not block legitimate content, anbsp;...

Title:Recognition of Child Abuse for the Mandated Reporter
Publisher:Stm Learning Incorporated - 2002-01-01


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