Legal issues in child abuse and neglect practice /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Myers, John E. B
Format: Book
Published: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c1998
Edition:2nd ed
Series:Interpersonal violence
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Table of Contents:
  • Prevalence and effects of child maltreatment
  • The child protection system
  • Child abuse reporting laws
  • Investigative interviewing regarding child maltreatment
  • Investigating suspected child abuse
  • Balancing the need for confidentiality and the requirements of disclosure
  • Expert testimony
  • Cross-examination and impeachment : special accommdations when children testify
  • Liability of professionals