This book contains a comprehensive review of the current state of child neglect. Included are statistics regarding incidence and lethality, definitional issues, etiological theory, history of and current policy, and current interventions. As child neglect is often linked with structural issues, the book also examines the relationship of child neglect to poverty, substance abuse and culture.
Book Cover; Title; Contents; About the Authors; Preface; The Children of Neglect: An Overview of the Issues; What Is Child Neglect? Definitional Issues; What Causes Child Neglect? Theoretical Issues; What Causes Child Neglect? An Analysis of Causal Models; What Impacts Children of Neglect? Public Policy; What Impacts Children of Neglect? Practice Strategies; What Impacts Children of Neglect? Practice Outcomes; Child Neglect and Culture; Child Neglect and Substance Abuse; Child Neglect and Poverty; The Children of Neglect: What Do We Know, What Do We Do?; Bibliography; Index
Description based upon print version of record. Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-302) and index.