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- DescriptionThis educational resource provides the identifiers that every adult needs to kw in order to intervene in neglectful situations, while also teaching them how to create a safe, nurturing, and protective environment for young children. From defining the different types and levels of severity of neglect to establishing suspicion and reporting neglectful situations, this book is filled with helpful information from expert psychologists and educators in the field today. Each chapter includes a brief quiz to assess chapter learning and a Notes from the Field section that represent real-life stories the authors have encountered in their work. There are appendices which include reproducible handouts, sample statements for parent handbooks, self-assessments for teachers, and important contact information to use when reporting neglect.
- Author BiographyGinger Welch, PhD, is a licensed pediatric psychologist and an assistant professor at Oklahoma State University who has presented her work on child maltreatment at many national conferences, including the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the American Psychological Association, and the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children. She lives in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Heather Johnson, MEd, is a curriculum coordinator for a public school district that serves nearly 15,000 children in the state of Oklahoma. She lives in Edmond, Oklahoma. Laura Wilhelm, EdD, is an assistant professor of early childhood education at the University of Central Oklahoma. She lives in Edmond, Oklahoma.
- Author(s)Ginger Welch,Heather Johnson,Laura Wilhelm
- PublisherGryphon House,U.S.
- Date of Publication06/03/2014
- SubjectSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Place of PublicationBeltsville, MD
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintGryphon House,U.S.
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight272 g
- Width178 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine10 mm
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