School-related issues in child abuse and neglect (Chapter 24 of Handbook of pediatric psychology in school settings).
Hanson, Rochelle F. Smith, Daniel W. Fricker-Elhai, Adrienne.
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This chapter is designed to provide information on child maltreatment so that educators and school psychologists can become more fully aware of the scope and magnitude of child maltreatment. It begins with a discussion the prevalence of child sexual abuse, child physical abuse, and child neglect. The effects associated with the different types of child abuse are reviewed, and an overview is provided of school-based abuse prevention programs. Finally, issues related to mandated reporting are considered. 96 references.
psychologists role; teachers role; schools role; school issues; sequelae; school linked services; prevention programs; mandatory reporting; incidence; child abuse; child neglect