Child Abuse and Neglect: Multidisciplinary Approaches by Mark A. WintonChild Abuse and Neglect: Multidisciplinary Approaches by Mark A. Winton

Child Abuse and Neglect: Multidisciplinary Approaches

byMark A. Winton, Barbara A. Mara

Paperback | June 1, 2000

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This book offers a clear and concise summary of the current issues in the child abuse and neglect field. Examining the major theories used to explain child abuse and neglect, this book explores cultural diversity issues, definitions of abuse, maltreatment, and neglect. Also considered are the social and psychological factors related to abuse, treatment issues, describes prevention and policy issues, and explores various professional roles. For anyone interested in social work.

Title:Child Abuse and Neglect: Multidisciplinary ApproachesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:268 pages, 9 × 7.1 × 0.7 inPublished:June 1, 2000Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0205308775

ISBN - 13:9780205308774


Table of Contents

All chapters begin with “Objectives” and conclude with “Summary,” “Study Questions,” and “References.”


1.Introduction to Child Abuse and Neglect.

Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect.

Theories of Child Maltreatment.

2.Cultural Diversity Issues in Counseling.

Diversity in the United States.

Poverty in the United States.


Health Data.

Multicultural Issues in Clinical Work.

Case Study: Professional Bias.

3.Sexual Abuse.




Sexual Abuse and Culture.

Finkelhor's Model of Sexual Abuse.

Case Study: Sexual Abuse and Incest.

Case Study: Sexual Abuse and Custody Disputes.

4.Physical Abuse.


The Conflict Tactics Scale.


Corporal Punishment.

Effects of Corporal Punishment.

Sibling Abuse.

Case Study: Sibling Abuse.

Children Exposed to Domestic Violence.

Case Study: Childhood Exposure to Domestic Violence.

Case Study: Domestic Violence and Homicide.


Violence in the United States.

Child Fatalities due to Maltreatment.

Shaken Infant Syndrome.

Case Study: Physical Abuse—1.

Case Study: Physical Abuse—2.




Drug/Alcohol Abuse.

Failure to Thrive.


Case Study: Neglect—1.

Case Study: Neglect—2.

Case Study: Neglect—3.

Case Study: Neglect—4.

6.Emotional and Psychological Abuse.



Measuring Emotional and Psychological Abuse.


Emotional Abuse and Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy.

Case Study: Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy.

Case Study: Emotional and Psychological Abuse.

Case Study: Divorce and Emotional and Psychological Abuse—1.

Case Study: Divorce and Emotional and Psychological Abuse—2.

Case Study: Multiple Abuse Issues.

7.Multidisciplinary Teams for Management of Child Abuse and Neglect.

The Multidisciplinary Team Approach.

Evaluation of the Multidisciplinary Team Approach.

The Social Construction Approach.

The Symbolic Interactionist Approach.

Conflict Theory.

Case Study: The Conflicting Case of Hospitalizing a Child.

Theoretical Synthesis.

Case Study: Returning a Child at Risk.

Case Study: Disagreement among the Multidisciplinary Team Members.

A Letter to the Judge.


Problem Solving and Decision Making.

Managing Conflict and Overcoming Barriers.

Implications for Further Research.

8.The Process of Diagnosing, Assessing, and Interviewing in Child Abuse.

Child Abuse and Neglect Assessments. MAHEADS = Case Study: Post-Traumatic Stree Disorder.

Interviewing Considerations.

Special Areas to Address in the Assessment Process.

Interviewing and Assessment Techniques.


Case Study: Psychological Evaluation—1.

Case Study: Psychological Evaluation—2.


Child Resilience.

Psychosocial Development Theory.

Case Study: Psychosocial Development.

The Abuser and Abused.


Treatment for Abused Victims.

Physical Abuse, Emotional and Psychological Abuse, and Neglect.

Sexual Abuse.

Programs for Parents/Caregivers.

Description of the Parent Support Group.

Case Study: Parent Group Sessions.


A Group Treatment Program for Abused and Neglected Children.

Case Study: Treatment—1.

Case Study: Treatment—2.

Case Study: Treatment—3.

Treatment Plan.

10.A Program Evaluation of the Parent Support Group.



Limitations of this Study.


Recommendations for the Parent Support Group.

Recommendations for Qualitative Evaluation Research.

11.Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.

Politics and Policy.

Decreasing and Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect.

Child Abuse and Juvenile Delinquency.

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Programs.

Case Study: Prevention in the School System.

The Circumplex Model and Child Abuse and Neglect.

Research and Prevention.

Reducing Stress and Burnout.


Appendix A. The Epidemiology of Child Abuse and Neglect.

Appendix B. Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect.

Appendix C. Domestic Violence Certification Program and Sample Syllabi.

Appendix D. Journal Resources.

Appendix E. Resources.