Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect (9th Edition)

ISBN-13: 9780205399697

ISBN-10: 020539969X

Author: Cynthia Crosson-Tower

Edition: 9

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Paperback 464 pages
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Acknowledged author Cynthia Crosson-Tower wrote Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect (9th Edition) comprising 464 pages back in 2013. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 020539969X and 9780205399697. Since then Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect (9th Edition) textbook received total rating of 4 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $47.46 or rent at the marketplace.


A comprehensive look at child maltreatment.

Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect, 9/e provides a comprehensive look at children’s services. This title explains case management procedures and focuses on how various professionals become involved in the child protection process and in turn how treatment is undertaken. This title concludes with an overview of functional and dysfunctional families, and contrasts healthy child development with development hampered by abuse.

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Be familiar with the full range of services for children from the least intrusive to the mot comprehensive.
  • Understand the effect that various services will have on children and families.
  • Have a sense of what it might be like to serve children in various agency settings.