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Children and young people at risk

Healey, Justin2011
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The reported prevalence of child maltreatment is at alarming levels. Vulnerable families require support from an overburdened system. When is a child in need of protection and when do abusive and neglectful behaviours become abuse and neglect?
Main title:
Children and young people at risk / by Justin Healey (Editor)
Thirroul Spinney Press 2011
60 p. colour illustrations
Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect: Children and young people at risk - Types of child abuse - Child abuse and neglect statistics - Possible signs of abuse - Recognising and reporting abuse - Domestic violence and children - True stories from young people - Child sexual assault: protecting your child - Family law legislation is putting women and children at risk -- Child Protection: Child protection in Australia - More children needing protection - Mandatory reporting of child abuse - Protecting children is everyone's business - Child protection system an 'overwhelming failure' - Children in care - Raising foster children - Time to end silence on child abuse - Secretive system doesn't bear scrutiny - Child abuse is a blight on us all - Protecting children is like guessing whether a headache is a tumour
9781921507342 (pbk)
Dewey class:
362.76 CHI
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