Preventing Intergenerational Transmission of Child Maltreatment Through Relational Interventions (Third article of Part III: Intervening with Maltreated Children and Their Families, in Parenting and Family Processes in Child Maltreatment and Intervention).
Guild, Danielle J. Alto, Michelle E. Toth, Sheree L.
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Published: November 2016
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The intergenerational transmission of maltreatment is discussed and a developmental psychopathology perspective to prevention and intervention is shared. The benefits of relational interventions in the treatment of maltreated children and their caregivers, including the use of Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP). Research findings are shared that indicate CPP has been successfully implemented across a variety of cultures, ethnicities, and socioeconomic strata. The translation of the research results into programs such as Building Healthy Children in Rochester, New York, is highlighted and policy implications are discussed.
evidence based practice; parent child relationships; generational cycle of child abuse; psychotherapy; child abuse; therapeutic intervention; therapeutic effectiveness; family therapy; prevention programs; parent education; parent engagement