The APSAC handbook on child maltreatment

| November 8, 2010

Title: The APSAC handbook on child maltreatment
Editor: John E.B. Myers
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
Check it out: HV6626.5 .A83 2011
From the Publisher:

Offering the most comprehensive exploration of child abuse for emerging scholars and professionals alike

Covering all aspects of child maltreatment—from prevention to intervention to treatment to the legal system—this seminal resource brims with the latest research and practical information from leading scholars that both future and current professionals can use.

Key Features

  • With approximately 80% new material and a completely reorganized structure, this resource has been thoroughly updated to reflect the newest scholarship
  • Some of the most notable experts from social work, medicine, mental health, nursing, law enforcement, and law have contributed to this volume
  • The editor and contributing authors deftly incorporate both theory and practical guidance throughout

This Handbook offers a test bank for every chapter. The test banks are in Microsoft Word and feature suggested multiple-choice and essay questions. Visit the companion site

The book is equally valuable for the newest student in Child Abuse and Child Welfare courses in social work and other allied departments as well as the most seasoned veteran.

About the author: John E.B. Myers, J.D. is a Distinguished Professor and Scholar at the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California. John is the author or editor of eight books and more than 100 articles and chapters on child maltreatment. John’s writing has been cited by more than 140 courts, including the United States Supreme Court. John is a frequent speaker at conferences, having made more than 400 presentations around the world.

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