Legal issues in child abuse and neglect

Legal issues in child abuse and neglect

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Professionals from medicine, nursing, psychology, social work, and related disciplines are confronted more and more by the increasing involvement of law in their interaction with abused and neglected children. Serving to familiarize these professionals with the innumerable legal implications in their day-to-day work, Legal Issues in Child Abuse and Neglect delineates legal implications of interviewing children who may be abused or neglected. It discusses expert testimony, focusing on who is qualified to provide expert testimony and--what professionals may and may not say as expert witnesses. It also shows how to cope with cross-examination in court cases. Expertly written and comprehensive, Legal Issues in Child Abuse and Neglect is an invaluable guide for all professionals in the fields of medicine, nursing, psychology, social work, and other human services.Expertly written and comprehensive, Legal Issues in Child Abuse and Neglect is an invaluable guide for all professionals in the fields of medicine, nursing, psychology, social work, and other human services.


Title:Legal issues in child abuse and neglect
Author:John E. B. Myers
Publisher:Sage Publications, Inc - 1992-09-30
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