The Crime of Family Abduction- A Child's and Parent's Perspective (Chapter 4 in Essential Guide to Child Abuse and Missing Children: Law Enforcement and Family Response, Injuries, Illness, Fatalities, STDs and Sexual Abuse, Battered Child Syndrome, Burn Injuries, AMBER Alert).
U.S. Government and U.S. Department of Justice.
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Progressive Management Publications
This chapter discusses the crime of family abduction and shares the perspectives of both children and parents. Information is provided on the what happens to a child who is abducted, the search for the abducted child, what happens to a parent whose child has been abducted and what the searching parent may be feeling, tips for working with law enforcement and the media, finding the abducted child, planning for recovery, managing the aftershocks, and minimizing potential pitfalls when a child is returned.
PARENTAL ABDUCTION; KIDNAPPING; CHILD CUSTODY; CUSTODY DISPUTES; MISSING CHILDREN; law enforcement; mass media; guidelines; family reunification; PARENTAL ATTITUDES; CHILDS ATTITUDES