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Titre : Child Maltreatment: A Clinical Guide and ...
Éditeur : STM Learning, United States
Date d'édition : 2006
Reliure : Mixed media product
Etat du livre : New
Edition : 3rd Revised edition.
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Child Maltreatment A Clinical Guide and Photographic Reference, Third Edition is completely updated, the latest in the lineage of this essential desk side reference. New chapters and images make Child Maltreatment, Third Edition required reading for anyone who is involved in the identifying, interpreting, and reporting of child abuse cases, medical professionals, social workers, attorneys, law enforcement, and others. This two-volume set is unquestionably the most comprehensive available material on child maltreatment and abuse. Edited by two internationally recognized professionals, this thoroughly updated reference is designed to aid in the identification and interpretation of child maltreatment in its various forms. Child Maltreatment Two Volume Set presents specific professional, state, national, in international issues from a multidisciplinary perspective using terms known across professional lines to facilitate cooperation and collaboration transcending jargon and regional borders. Child Maltreatment A Clinical Guide includes critical new findings on subjects such as cultural aspects, federal funding opportunities, abuse within faith-based settings, DNA evidence, forensic evidence collection, giving expert testimony, and prosecutorial issues. This reference also includes updated information on the prevalence of child maltreatment and what prevention efforts can be taken to decrease the incidence of child maltreatment. The accompanying Child Maltreatment Photographic Reference provides vivid new photos and images to illustrate child neglect, tools and tips for photo documentation, and effective prevention efforts. This reference illustrates normal and abusive findings of the common, as well as the less common, presentations of child maltreatment.About the Author:
Angelo P. Giardino, MD, PhD, MPH, FAAP
Dr. Giardino is the medical director of Texas Children's Health Plan, a clinical associate professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, and an attending physician for the Texas Children's Hospital's forensic pediatrics service at the Children's Assessment Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Giardino completed his residency and fellowship training in pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Immediately after his fellowship training, Dr. Giardino became the assistant, and then the associate, medical director at Health Partners of Philadelphia, where he had primary responsibility for utilization management, intensive case management, and health care data analysis. He also shared responsibility for the plan's quality improvement program. Additionally, Dr. Giardino began the Child Abuse and Neglect Team for Children with Special Health Care Needs, which was funded by a three-year grant from a local philanthropist. In 1998, he was appointed associate chair of clinical operations in the Department of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and in June of 1999, he was asked to chair the CHOP Quality Committee. These accomplishments are only a few of his career.
Randell Alexander, MD, PhD, FAAP
Dr. Alexander is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Florida and the Morehouse School of Medicine. He currently serves as chief of the Division of Child Protection and Forensic Pediatrics and interim chief of the Division of Developmental Pediatrics at the University of Florida-Jacksonville. In addition, he is the statewide medical director of child protections teams for the Department of Health's Children's Medical Services and is part of the International Advisory Board for the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome. He has also served as vice chair of the US Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect, on the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect, and the boards of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) and Prevent Child Abuse America. Dr. Alexander has served on state child death review committees in Iowa, Georgia, and Florida, as well as on two regional child death review committees. He is an active researcher who lectures widely and testifies frequently in major child abuse cases throughout the country.
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