Evidence-Based Approaches to Empower Children and Families at Risk for Child Physical Abuse To Overcome Abuse and Violence (Chapter 18 in Wiley Handbook of What Works in Child Maltreatment: An Evidence-Based Approach to Assessment and Intervention in Child Protection).
Runyon, Melissa K.
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This chapter introduces five evidence-based treatments (EBTs) that have been applied to the child physical abuse (CPA) population, are included on the California Evidence-based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare website, and have at least one supporting controlled trial. The EBTs profiled include: SafeCare; Parent-Child Interaction Therapy; Multisystemic Therapy for Child Abuse and Neglect; Alternatives for Families: A Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; and Combined Parent-Child Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. 47 references.
physical abuse; child abuse; evidence based practice; therapeutic effectiveness; Cognitive therapy; parent child relationships