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  1. Child Abuse and Neglect

    Second Edition

    By Monica L. McCoy, Stefanie M. Keen

    Child abuse and neglect are examined in this new edition -- the latest research, what it entails, and how to recognize and report it. Federal law mandates the reporting of suspected child maltreatment by many professionals. This book will appeal to those who one day find themselves in the role of a...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. Trafficked Young People

    Breaking the Wall of Silence

    By Jenny J. Pearce, Patricia Hynes, Silvie Bovarnick

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    Human trafficking constitutes one of the most serious human rights violations of our time. However, many social work practitioners still have a poor and incomplete understanding of the experiences of children and young people who have been trafficked. In Trafficked Young People, the authors call...

    Published January 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Investigating Missing Children Cases

    A Guide for First Responders and Investigators

    By Donald F. Sprague

    Time is an abducted child’s worst enemy. Seventy-four percent of abducted children who are murdered are killed within three hours of their abduction. It takes, on the average, two hours for a parent to report a child missing. This gives responders only one hour to get an investigation up and...

    Published September 17th 2012 by CRC Press

  4. Understanding and Preventing Online Sexual Exploitation of Children

    Edited by Ethel Quayle, Kurt M. Ribisl

    Over the last decade there has been dramatically increased interest in the ways that technology has been used in the abuse and exploitation of children, due in part to increasing numbers of convictions for child pornography-related offenses. Opinion swings between those who feel that there is a...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Human Trafficking

    Exploring the International Nature, Concerns, and Complexities

    Edited by John Winterdyk, Benjamin Perrin, Philip Reichel

    Human trafficking is a crime that undermines fundamental human rights and a broader sense of global order. It is an atrocity that transcends borders—with some regions known as exporters of trafficking victims and others recognized as destination countries. Edited by three global experts and...

    Published December 4th 2011 by CRC Press

  6. Protecting Children from Violence

    Evidence-Based Interventions

    Edited by James Michael Lampinen, Kathy Sexton-Radek

    Providing an evidence-based understanding of the causes and consequences of violence against children, experts in the field examine the best practices used to help protect children from violence. Various types of violence are reviewed including physical and sexual abuse, (cyber-)bullying, human...

    Published April 11th 2010 by Psychology Press

  7. Criminal Abuse of Women and Children

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Obi N.I. Ebbe, Dilip K. Das

    The abuse of women and children transcends geographical boundaries as well as economic, cultural, religious, political, and social divisions. Comprised of the work of more than 20 academics and practitioners from around the world, Criminal Abuse of Women and Children documents the atrocities that...

    Published July 19th 2009 by CRC Press

  8. Child Sexual Abuse

    Disclosure, Delay, and Denial

    Edited by Margaret-Ellen Pipe, Michael E. Lamb, Yael Orbach, Ann-Christin Cederborg

    This volume provides the first rigorous assessment of the research relating to the disclosure of childhood sexual abuse, along with the practical and policy implications of the findings. Leading researchers and practitioners from diverse and international backgrounds offer critical commentary on...

    Published April 1st 2007 by Psychology Press

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