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Preventing Child Maltreatment Through Social Support

A Critical Analysis

Preventing Child Maltreatment Through Social Support( )
Author: Thompson, Ross A.
ISBN:978-0-8039-5595-0
Publication Date:Oct 1995
Publisher:SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $112.00
Book Description:

An important characteristic of abuse-prone families has been found to be isolation from supportive ties. This volume encourages programmes and policies to incorporate social support into abuse prevention.

The author delineates the challenges and strategies involved in promoting social support; describes natural and formal social networks; analyzes the social isolation experienced by at-risk families; evaluates the effectiveness of various interventions, such as home visit...
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Book Details
Pages:238
Detailed Subjects: Family & Relationships / Abuse / Child Abuse
Family & Relationships / Parenting / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.367 x 22.936 x 1.575 cm
Book Weight:0.398 Kilograms



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