Review of theoretical constructs relating to child abuse prevention, health promotion strategies and the development of healthy communities.
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Overview of parent education and the effectiveness of parent education interventions in the prevention of child maltreatment.
Examines the effects of child sexual abuse on social, sexual and interpersonal functioning, and its role in the broader aspects of mental health.
Explores definitions of emotional abuse within legal, practice and research frameworks.
Produced by the former National Child Protection Clearinghouse
Examines the relationship between children with disabilities and parents with disabilities, and the potential for child maltreatment.
Discussion Paper 2. by the National Child Protection Clearinghouse
Review of the literature on intergenerational transmission of maltreatment, and whether and how maltreated children become abusive parents.
Discussion Paper 1 Produced by the National Child Protection Clearinghouse.
Current issues of child sexual abuse, perpetrator characteristics, the "backlash" against child abuse, ritual abuse and prevention initiatives.