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A Descriptive Study of Intimate Partner Violence and Child Maltreatment: Implications for Child Welfare Policy

Lynette M. Renner, Kristen Shook Slack, and Lawrence M. Berger

in Child Welfare Research: Advances for Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195304961
eISBN:
9780199863648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304961.003.009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

Using survey and administrative data, this chapter presents analyses of co-occurring intimate partner violence (IPV) and child maltreatment allegations in a sample of current and former welfare ... More


Social Development, Social Investment, and Child Welfare

AMY CONLEY

in Social Work and Social Development: Theories and Skills for Developmental Social Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732326
eISBN:
9780199863471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732326.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

The American child welfare system has traditionally taken a residual approach to serving families, intervening only in the worst cases of child maltreatment. A number of scathing indictments have ... More


Causes Of Child Abuse And Neglect

John E. B. Myers

in Child Protection in America: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195169355
eISBN:
9780199893348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169355.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Drawing on the work of leading scholars, this chapter discusses the causes of abuse and neglect. It asks, “Is child abuse in our genes? Is maltreatment an immutable part of human nature?” The chapter ... More


Child Maltreatment and Adoption

Susan C. Mapp

in Global Child Welfare and Well-Being

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195339710
eISBN:
9780199863686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339710.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Cultural variations in defining child maltreatment are discussed together with suggestions for a common definition. Risk factors on the micro, mezzo and macro levels for child maltreatment are ... More


The Juvenile Victim Justice System: A Concept for Helping Victims

David Finkelhor

in Childhood Victimization: Violence, Crime, and Abuse in the Lives of Young People

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195342857
eISBN:
9780199863631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342857.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter proposes the idea for a de facto juvenile victim justice system, a complex set of agencies and institutions that responds to juvenile victims of crime and violence, including both child ... More


Infancy and Toddlerhood: Child Development and Maltreatment

Maria Scannapieco and Kelli Connell-Carrick

in Understanding Child Maltreatment: An Ecological and Developmental Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195156782
eISBN:
9780199864164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156782.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter presents the developmental stage of infancy and toddlerhood in the context of development and developmental consequences of child maltreatment. It presents the major developmental ... More


Child Abuse and Neglect of Very Young Children

Jill Duerr Berrick, Barbara Needell, Richard P. Barth, and Melissa Jonson-Reid

in The Tender Years: Toward Developmentally Sensitive Child Welfare Services for Very Young Children

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195114539
eISBN:
9780199865819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195114539.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the maltreatment of young children. Data from nine California counties were analyzed to take a closer look at the young children who were reported for maltreatment. Comparing ... More


Family Violence and Co-occurring Risk Factors for Children Exposed to Violence

Todd I. Herrenkohl

in Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369595
eISBN:
9780199865215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369595.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Failure to account for overlapping forms of violence and risk within and across settings has contributed to an incomplete and possibly inaccurate understanding of the risk environments in which many ... More


Societal Factors Affecting Child Welfare: poverty, income support, and race

Radha Jagannathan and Michael J. Camasso

in Protecting Children in the Age of Outrage: A New Perspective on Child Protective Services Reform

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195176964
eISBN:
9780199332366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176964.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explains the extraagency forces that have been employed to measure poor child protective services (CPS) agency performance. It concentrates on poverty, racism, and welfare reform. Data ... More


The Decision to Substantiate Allegations of Child Maltreatment

Sarah A. Font, Kathryn Maguire-Jack, and Rebecca Dillard

in Decision-Making and Judgment in Child Welfare and Protection: Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190059538
eISBN:
9780190059569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190059538.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In the United States, the Child Protective Services system is responsible for investigating and responding to allegations of child abuse and neglect. At the conclusion of an investigation, ... More


Child Victims: An Introduction

David Finkelhor

in Childhood Victimization: Violence, Crime, and Abuse in the Lives of Young People

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195342857
eISBN:
9780199863631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342857.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Children are arguably the most criminally victimized people in American society. This chapter shows the underappreciated scope of child victimization and suggests some of the reasons why children are ... More


Resilience and Protection from Violence Exposure in Children: Implications for Prevention and Intervention Programs with Vulnerable Populations

Todd I. Herrenkohl

in Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369595
eISBN:
9780199865215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369595.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

As discussed in Chapter 5, there are many high risk environments that expose children to violence. Research on how children and youth in high risk environments overcome the odds of negative outcomes ... More


Child maltreatment

Gwyther Rees

in The well-being of children in the UK

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447325628
eISBN:
9781447325659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325628.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Child maltreatment is an umbrella term that incorporates various forms of abuse and neglect and also a broader range of experiences of violence and victimisation. Among experiences of maltreatment by ... More


Childhood Victimization: Violence, Crime, and Abuse in the Lives of Young People

David Finkelhor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195342857
eISBN:
9780199863631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342857.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This book presents a vision of childhood victimization, one that unifies the conventional subdivisions like child molestation, child abuse, street crime, bullying, and exposure to community violence. ... More


Opening Conversations Across Cultural, Gender, and Generational Divides: Family and Community Engagement to Stop Violence Against Women and Children

Joan Pennell and Mimi Kim

in Restorative Justice and Violence Against Women

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335484
eISBN:
9780199864331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335484.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Identities constructed on gender, generation, and culture simultaneously generate rationalizations for violence and feminist praxis for countering women abuse and child maltreatment. This chapter ... More


Intimate Partner Violence, Child Maltreatment, and Elder Maltreatment

Eve M. Brank

in The Psychology of Family Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479865413
eISBN:
9781479882601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479865413.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Despite the general principles of parental autonomy and privacy, domestic violence and child maltreatment invite police, lawyers, social workers, and judges into the most intimate spaces within a ... More


Focus on Infants

Jill Duerr Berrick, Barbara Needell, Richard P. Barth, and Melissa Jonson-Reid

in The Tender Years: Toward Developmentally Sensitive Child Welfare Services for Very Young Children

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195114539
eISBN:
9780199865819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195114539.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines child services for infants. It analyzes data on maltreatment of infants from California. It discusses the processes involved from the time report of maltreatment is filed to ... More


Enhancing Motivation, Strengths, and Skills of Parents in the Child Welfare System

MELINDA HOHMAN, CHRISTINE KLEINPETER, and HILDA LOUGHRAN

in Building Strengths and Skills: A Collaborative Approach to Working with Clients

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195154306
eISBN:
9780199864287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154306.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter describes the use of the strengths- and skill-building model in child welfare settings. This model allows child welfare workers and other helping professionals involved with child ... More


Child Maltreatment and Early Mother–Child Interactions

Kristin Valentino, Michelle Comas, and Amy K. Nuttall

in Ancestral Landscapes in Human Evolution: Culture, Childrearing and Social Wellbeing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964253
eISBN:
9780199366828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964253.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter provides a developmental psychopathology perspective on mother-child interactions among maltreating and nonmaltreating families from infancy through toddlerhood, addressing how a ... More


Social work and the attachment story: a felicitous bond?

Sue White, Matthew Gibson, David Wastell, and Patricia Walsh

in Reassessing Attachment Theory in Child Welfare

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447336914
eISBN:
9781447336969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336914.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the symbiotic relationship between child welfare professional practice, social work in particular, and the ascent of attachment theory. The development of social work had ... More


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