9781583911792 | Brunner-Routledge, January 1, 2004, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: Offers a review of the latest literature but moreover a practical guide essential to professionals who give their expert opinions to courts in child care cases.
Product Description: Family Matters focuses on research and clinical material which bridges the traditional gap between child and adult mental health. Rather than considering child and adult problems separately, the authors address the often complex interactions between the two, covering such topics as: · The implications of childhood trauma in later life · The impact of parental mental health problems on children · How interactions within a family can affect the mental health of all individuals within the family The authors review existing research and cover their own recent studies and practical experience, and put forward new theoretical models to underpin their recommendations for changes in practice, such as liason initiatives between child and adult services and specialised services to treat adolescents, parenting breakdown and perinatal psychiatric illness...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
9780415222174 | Routledge, October 1, 2000, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Family Matters focuses on research and clinical material which bridges the traditional gap between child and adult mental health.
Product Description: Lost Innocents is a follow-up to Beyond Blame: Child Abuse Tragedies Revisited (1993). In their new book, Peter Reder and Sylvia Duncan use the same process of case analysis and apply it to a more representative sample of cases. They describe the theoretical basis and method of the study and its findings, before going on to discuss their practical implications, and their opinions about the case review process itself...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
Product Description: These are the sorts of questions that face mental health practitioners who are increasingly involved in complex child care cases which come before the courts. They have been given little guidance to date on how these assessments should be made, especially where a decision has to be taken as to whether a child has experienced `significant harm...read more
9780415114547 | Routledge, December 1, 1995, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: These are the sorts of questions that face mental health practitioners who are increasingly involved in complex child care cases which come before the courts.
Product Description: What can we learn from inquiries into cases of fatal child abuse? Beyond Blame offers a new way of looking at such cases and shows that it is possible to draw important lessons from them. The authors, all three experienced in child protection work, summarise thirty-five major inquiries since 1973, setting them in their social context and discussing the implications both for practical work in the field and for future inquiries...read more