Treating child abuse and family violence in hospitals

a program for training and services

Publisher: Lexington Books in Lexington, Mass

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  • Child abuse -- Treatment,
  • Family violence,
  • Abused children -- Hospital care,
  • Child Abuse -- prevention & control,
  • Family,
  • Hospitals, Special,
  • Violence
  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kathleen M. White ... [et al.] ; foreword by Saleem A. Shah.
    ContributionsWhite, Kathleen M., 1940-, National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.). Antisocial and Violent Behavior Branch., National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect., National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.)
    LC ClassificationsRC569.5.C55 T74 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 186 p. ;
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2049565M
    ISBN 100669208221
    LC Control Number88027034

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Child abuse services are a vital part of the hospital’s mission to improve the health of children. Our hospital and department goals are to: Ensure the health and safety of every child and family that visits our hospital or our locations. Help families if child abuse, neglect or domestic violence concerns are identified.

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Get this from a library. Treating child abuse and family violence in hospitals: a program for training and services. [Kathleen M White; National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.). Antisocial and Violent Behavior Branch.; National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (U.S.); National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.);].

INCIDENCE OF CHILD ABUSE AND MALTREATMENT Since partner abuse is often accompanied by child abuse and maltreatment, it is important to consider violence as a “family matter,” as the following numbers indicate.

Two million cases of child maltreatment (physical abuse and neglect) occur each year in the U.S. To date, no treatment model has been specifically designed to target the effects of childhood emotional abuse and neglect This document is copyrighted by the American Psychological Association or one of its allied publishers.

This article is intended solely for the personal use of the individual user and is not to be disseminated Size: 86KB. 7 rows    Prevention Strategies. Child abuse and neglect are serious. Inpercent of children younger than 18 years in the United States were reported to be victims of maltreatment.1 More than 3 million cases of child abuse are reported each year, with 1 Cited by: Review: This book is a definite page turner and quite entertaining.

It gives a first hand account of how easy it is to get caught up in the cycle of domestic violence while offering a glimpse into the mindset of a courageous woman who has lived through it. The author vividly describes the hell that women go through in an attempt to find love.

This manual provides an overview of the treatment of sexually abused, physically abused, and neglected children. Child development is briefly reviewed and the study of developmental psychopathology is described. Aspects of child development are considered, including intrapersonal development, interpersonal development, physical development, sexual.

Physical abuse of children by their parents remained a hidden problem untilwhen C. Henry Kempe published The Battered Child Syndrome, and an avalanche of publicity led to the enactment of child abuse reporting laws.

During the s, case reports of sexual abuse and incest appeared with increasing frequency in medical literature. The book then examines three areas of family violence: child abuse, inti-mate partner violence, and elder abuse.

Each section begins with an introduc-tory chapter (chapter 2 for child abuse, chapter 7 for intimate partner violence, and chapter 14 for elder abuse). These chapters discuss prominent theoriesCited by: sexual abuse and their families.

In addition, referral sources, victim advocates, payers, case managers and others who refer child victims for services can use the Guidelines to help assess the nature of treatment their clients are Size: KB.

Family violence occurs among persons within family or other intimate relationships, and includes child abuse and elder abuse as well as domestic violence.

Family violence usually results from the abuse of power or the domination and victimization of a physically less powerful person by a physically more powerful Size: 67KB. Therapy for Child Abuse. There is no one approach to treating children with experiences of abuse or neglect.

The child’s age, mental health symptoms, and family dynamics can all affect the type of therapy used. The nature and duration of the abuse can also impact treatment. Family violence can happen at any level of close interpersonal relationships—spouses, partners, parents, children, and siblings.

Common forms of violence in families Child Abuse (Abuse or neglect of children by an adult) Spouse Abuse (Violence among spouses and ex-spouses) Elder Abuse (Violence by a child against their parent). This monograph describes a project developed at Children's Hospital of Boston as an innovative, exemplary program of training, research, and services for the treatment of family violence in a pediatric hospital, with a particular focus on child abuse and neglect.

Chapter 1 explains why it is important to study the area of family violence, presenting the view that violence is a family Cited by: 1. Child to Parent Violence and Abuse: Family Interventions with Non-Violent Resistance. Declan Coogan, $ Providing an authoritative overview of the growing phenomena of child to parent violence — a feature in the daily life of increasing numbers of families — this book outlines what we know about it, what is effective in addressing it, and outlines a proven model for intervention.

Preventing, Identifying & Treating Violence & Abuse Code of Medical Ethics Opinion All patients may be at risk for interpersonal violence and abuse, which may adversely affect their health or ability to adhere to medical recommendations. The Chicago Hospital Council is pleased to co-sponsor the publication, Guidelines for the Treatment of Battered Women Victims in Emergency Room Settings.

These Guidelines are designed to assist the hospital in the identification, treatment and referral of File Size: KB. Growing Up with Domestic Violence. Peter Jaffe, David Wolfe & Marcie Campbell, $ Handbook of Child Sexual Abuse: Identification, Assessment, and Treatment.

Edited by Paris Goodyear-Brown, $ Healing the Incest Wound, 2nd Edition: Adult Survivors in Therapy. Christine Courtois, $ Psychiatrists can treat many of the symptoms associated with child abuse such as stress, depression, anxiety and/or feelings of hopelessness with medications.

Some children require a combination of medication and counseling to heal from the effects of child abuse. Examples of intervention in child maltreatment include the investigation of child abuse reports by state child protection agencies, clinical treatment of physical and psychological injuries, family counseling, self-help services, the provision of goods and services such as homemaker or respite care, legal action against the perpetrator, and removal of the child or the offender from.

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Emerging responses to children exposed to domestic violence. Harrisburg, PA: VAWnet, a project of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence/Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Child abuse and neglect pose an increasingly recognized and serious threat to the nation's children.

In the last 10 years the reported cases of abused and neglected children more than doubled, from million in to more than 3 million in ; substance abuse was involved in more than 70 percent of the cases. A recent survey of State child welfare administrators found.

James Gilligan, MD, spent more than 30 years serving on the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School, where he led a team of colleagues from Harvard teaching hospitals in providing mental health and violence prevention services to the Massachusetts prisons and prison mental hospital.

As Brown, M.D., M.P.H., M.H.S., now an attending physician in the division of general pediatrics at The Children's Hospital at Montefiore, dug deeper, she discovered a history of family trauma—including years of physical and sexual abuse by a relative.

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The key to sobriety and freedom from a destructive relationship pattern is to not only find treatment for the violence, but also for substance abuse. There are treatment centers available to help both the abuser and the abused overcome a substance.