The Wiley Handbook of What Works in Child Maltreatment: An Evidence-Based Approach to Assessment and Intervention in Child Protection

Editor/Author Dixon, Louise, Perkins, Daniel F. and Hamilton-Giachritsis, Catherine
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-1-118-97617-3
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 18
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: June 2019
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The Wiley Handbook of What Works in Child Maltreatment offers clinicians, psychologists, psychiatrists and other professionals an evidence-based approach to best professional practice when working in the area of child protection proceedings and the provision of assessment and intervention services in order to maximize the well-being of young people.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Editors
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Foreword
  • References
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1 Overview and Structure of the Book
  • Introduction
  • Structure of the Book
  • References
  • Part I: Research and Theoretical Perspectives
  • 2 Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Introduction
  • Conceptual and Methodological Challenges
  • Who is Missing from the Prevalence Research?
  • Cases Known to Services
  • Community Prevalence Surveys
  • Implications for Practice
  • References
  • 3 Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Child Abuse and Neglect: Ecological Perspectives
  • Historical Single‐Factor Approaches
  • Developmental Theories
  • The Multi‐Factor (Ecological) Model
  • Risk and Protective Factors
  • Ecological Approaches to Prevention
  • Future Directions
  • References
  • 4 Fatal Child Maltreatment
  • Incidence of Fatal Child Maltreatment
  • The Nature of Fatal Child Maltreatment
  • Risk Factors for Fatal Child Maltreatment
  • Learning from Child Maltreatment Fatalities
  • Preventing Child Maltreatment Fatalities
  • References
  • 5 Psychological, Economic and Physical Health Consequences of Child Maltreatment
  • Psychological Health
  • Economic Health
  • Physical Health
  • Maltreatment Research in Perspective
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 6 The Neurobiology and Genetics of Childhood Maltreatment
  • The Impact of Maltreatment on Brain Development
  • Structural Differences
  • Functional Differences
  • References
  • 7 Intimate Partner Violence and Child Maltreatment
  • Co‐occurrence
  • Effects on the Child
  • Risk Factors
  • Implications for Research, Practice and Policy
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Part II: Children's Services and Public Health Approaches to Prevention
  • 8 Implications of Children's Services Policy on Child Abuse and Neglect in England
  • Children Growing Up in a World Free from Violence
  • Children in the UK
  • Children in Need in England
  • Children Who are the Subject of Child Protection Plans
  • Looked‐After Children
  • International Legal Context
  • Legislative Framework in the UK
  • What Is the State of Child Welfare Services in England in 2016?
  • Financing the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
  • A Public Health Approach to Prevention
  • Ending Violence Against Children
  • References
  • 9 Children's Services
  • Introduction
  • Family Preservation: Does It Work?
  • Principles to Guide the Decision to Remove Children from Their Parents
  • Building Partnerships with Parents
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 10 Using the Formal Pre‐Proceedings Process to Prevent or Prepare for Care Proceedings in the UK
  • Introduction
  • The Pre‐Proceedings Process for Care Proceedings
  • Researching the Pre‐Proceedings Process – Method and Main Findings
  • Case Studies
  • How and Why Does the Pre‐Proceedings Process Work?
  • Where the Plan Is Care by Others
  • Not a Golden Solution – Negative Aspects of the Pre‐Proceedings Process
  • Conclusions
  • Pre‐Proceedings and Care Proceedings Under the Children and Families Act 2014
  • References
  • 11 The Prevention of Child Maltreatment
  • Why Parenting is so Important
  • Parenting and Child Maltreatment
  • The Triple P System of Population‐Level Parenting Intervention
  • Adopting a Public Health Approach to Child Maltreatment
  • Implications and Challenges
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 12 What Works to Prevent the Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth
  • Child‐Focused Approaches: Educating Youth to Avoid Sexual Victimisation
  • Parent‐Focused Prevention Strategies
  • Preventing Sexual Exploitation in Youth‐Serving Organisations
  • Societal‐Level Prevention Strategies
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Part III: Assessment
  • 13 Evidence‐Based Assessments of Children and Families
  • Purpose and Principles of SAAF
  • The SAAF Seven‐Stage Model
  • Evaluation of SAAF
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 14 Utilising an Attachment Perspective in Parenting Assessment
  • What is Attachment?
  • Parenting: An Attachment Theory Perspective
  • Patterns of Caregiving and Attachment
  • The Attachment Component in Evaluating Parenting
  • Parent and Parent–Child Interaction Measures
  • Conclusions
  • References
  • 15 Evidence‐Based and Developmentally Appropriate Forensic Interviewing of Children
  • The Need to Conduct Developmentally Appropriate Interviews
  • Children's Cognitive Competencies and Limitations
  • Interviewing Strategies
  • Training
  • Conclusions
  • References
  • 16 Considering Parental Risk in Parenting (Child Custody) Evaluation Cases Involving Child Sexual Exploitation Material
  • Introduction
  • Investigative, Legal and Empirical Context of the Offending Behaviour
  • Considering Parental Risk
  • Clinical Analysis of CSEM Offending and Risk in Family Settings: Two Case Studies
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 17 Assessments in Child Care Proceedings
  • Introduction
  • The Context
  • Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (CAFCASS)
  • Lack of Protection for Practitioners
  • Evidence‐Based Practice: Challenges and Consequences
  • Elevated Expectations
  • Transforming Social Workers
  • Ideas for a Framework for Assessment
  • Forensic Approach to Assessment
  • Risk Assessment
  • Conclusions
  • References
  • Part IV: Interventions with Children and Families
  • 18 Evidence‐Based Approaches to Empower Children and Families at Risk for Child Physical Abuse to Overcome Abuse and Violence
  • Review of Evidence‐Based Therapies (EBTs) to Address CPA
  • Summary of CPC‐CBT Components: A Case Illustration
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 19 Effective Therapies for Children and Non‐offending Caregivers in the Aftermath of Child Sexual Abuse or Other Traumas
  • Brief Review of Research for Treatments in the Supported by and Well‐Supported by Research Evidence Categories
  • Review of TF‐CBT Research
  • Description of TF‐CBT
  • TF‐CBT Case Study
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 20 Effectiveness of Cognitive and Behavioural Group‐Based Parenting Programmes to Enhance Child Protective Factors and Reduce Risk Factors for Maltreatment
  • Effectiveness of Cognitive and Behavioural Group‐Based Parenting Programmes
  • In Focus: Incredible Years (IY)
  • Parenting Programme Moderators and Limitations
  • Conclusions
  • References
  • 21 Critical Factors in the Successful Implementation of Evidence‐Based Parenting Programmes
  • Introduction
  • Parenting Interventions
  • Fidelity
  • Fidelity and Adaptation
  • Parenting Interventions and Fidelity
  • Promoting Quality Implementation
  • Conclusions
  • References
  • 22 School‐Based Prevention of and Intervention in Child Maltreatment
  • Perspectives on the Role of School Personnel
  • The IOM Protractor: A Conceptual Framework from Public Health
  • Prevention: School‐ and Community‐Based Educational Programming for Child Maltreatment
  • Treatment: Child Maltreatment Detection and Reporting as First Steps
  • Treatment: School‐Based Interventions for Survivors of Child Maltreatment
  • Maintenance: Long‐Term Care and After‐Care
  • Conclusions: How Schools Can Help Moving Forward
  • Further Resources
  • References
  • 23 Using Assessment of Attachment in Child Care Proceedings to Guide Intervention
  • The Dynamic‐Maturational Model (DMM) of Attachment and Adaptation
  • IASA Family Attachment Court Protocol
  • DMM Integrative Treatment
  • The Real World: Case Study
  • Summary
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Part V: Novel Interventions with Families
  • 24 Working Systemically with Families with Intimate Partner Violence
  • Setting the Scene
  • Our Safety Methodology for Safe Practice: Risk, Responsibility and Collaboration
  • Contra‐Indications for Safe Relational Therapeutic Practice with Couples and Families
  • Working in the Territory: Looking After Ourselves
  • References
  • 25 Working with Non‐Offending Parents in Cases of Child Sexual Abuse
  • Disclosure‐Related Challenges for Non‐Offending Parents
  • Non‐Offending Parents Facing Their Child's Social and Judicial Experience
  • Responding to the Needs of the Family: Child Advocacy Programmes
  • Parents Becoming Aware of the Consequences of Abuse on Their Child
  • Child's Sexual Abuse and Its Impact on Non‐Offending Parents
  • Providing Support: The Profiles of Parents of Sexually Abused Children
  • Working with Non‐Abusing Parents in Assessing the Child's Needs
  • Working with Non‐Abusing Parents in Therapy: How to Help Parents Play an Active Role in Providing a Secure and Understanding Environment
  • Conclusions
  • References
  • 26 Working with Parents with Intellectual Disabilities in Child Care Proceedings
  • Definition
  • Additional Issues for Parents with IDD and Outcomes for Their Children
  • Involvement of Children's Services
  • Parental Service Engagement
  • Best‐Practice Guidelines in the UK
  • Identifying Parents with IDD
  • Ongoing Support for Parents with IDD
  • Case Example of a Parent Support Service: Valuing Parents Support Service
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 27 Working with Parents with a Diagnosis of Personality Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Parents Diagnosed with a Personality Disorder
  • Interventions
  • Case Example: Working with Narcissistic Clients
  • Conclusions
  • References
  • 28 Working with Parents Who Misuse Alcohol and Drugs
  • Introduction
  • Substance Use and the Child Welfare System
  • How Should the Child Welfare System Respond?
  • Looking Ahead
  • Conclusion
  • References