More than 30 medical experts collaborated to provide the latest clinical data and research on topics including interviewing children, sexually transmitted infections, psychological assessment and treatment approaches, and developmental aspects of the young.
The clinical portion of the text is accompanied by a photographic atlas in the back of the book, which includes current cases studies and more than 300 images that document instances of sexual abuse and equipment used by professionals for documentation.
Peer-reviewed by experts in the field, Sexual Abuse and Psychological Maltreatment is a comprehensive resource to support health care, law enforcement, social work, child protection, and court-related professionals in their ongoing efforts to identify and prevent sexual abuse and psychological maltreatment of innocent victims.
Key Features and Benefits:
— New! Nearly 100 new photographs to help practicing professionals identify and treat various incidents of sexual abuse and psychological maltreatment
— New! Five new chapters including: “Sexual Behaviors in Children”; “Therapy Approaches for Sexually Abused Children”; “Positive and Negative Findings and What They Mean”; “Understanding Resilience”; and “Lifelong Effects of Child Maltreatment”
— New! Combined clinical guide and photographic atlas for more convenience and easier access to information
— Multidisciplinary focus to support collaboration among health care, law enforcement, social work, child protection, and court-related professionals