Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect (8th Edition)
— William M. McGuigan, Pennsylvania State University
–This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
This best-selling text offers a comprehensive look at child maltreatment, incorporating history, case vignettes, and the author’s own experience as a child protection worker.
The author covers the history of child welfare, gives an overview of functional and dysfunctional families, and contrasts healthy child development with development hampered by abuse and neglect. In addition, Child Abuse and Neglect explains case management procedures and focuses on how various professionals become involved in the child protection process and how treatment is undertaken. The text concludes with a discussion of prevention and a consideration of the future.
- Paperback: 448 pages
- Publisher: Prentice Hall; 8 edition (November 30, 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0205769152
- ISBN-13: 978-0205769155
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This reading list was compiled by experts in the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. It includes important recent work as well as classic books and articles on child physical abuse and neglect by Network and other experts in the field. Because most books and articles are protected by copyright law, we cannot provide copies of them or links to full text. But whenever possible, we have provided links to articles on publishers’ websites, where you may be able to access the full article, depending on the publisher’s policy. You can also contact your local public, medical, or university library for help if you would like to read the full publications.
Ammerman, R. T. (1990). Etiological models of child maltreatment: A behavioral perspective. Behavior Modification, 14, 230-254. Click here to find this article on the publisher’s website.
Azar, S. T. (1989). Training parents of abused children. In C. E. Schaefer & J. M. Briesmeister (Eds.), Handbook of parent training: Parents as co-therapists for children’s behavior problems (pp. 414-441). New York: John Wiley & Sons.
Azar, S. T. (1997). A cognitive behavioral approach to understanding and treating parents who physically abuse their children. In D. A. Wolfe, R. J. McMahon, & R.D. Peters (Eds.), Child abuse: New directions in prevention and treatment across the lifespan (pp. 79-101). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Black, D. A., Slep, A. M. S., & Heyman, R. E. (2001). Risk factors for child psychological abuse. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 6, 189-201. Click here to find this article on the publisher’s website.
Brown, G. R., & Anderson, B. (1991). Psychiatric morbidity in adult inpatients with childhood histories of sexual and physical abuse. American Journal of Psychiatry, 148, 55-61.
Brown, E.J., & Kolko, D.J. (1999). Child victims’ attributions about being physically abused: An examination of factors associated with symptom severity. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 27, 311-322.
Chaffin, M., Silovsky, J. F., Funderburk, B., Valle, L. A., Brestan, E. V., Balachova, T., et al. (2004). Parent-child interaction therapy with physically abusive parents: Efficacy for reducing future abuse reports. Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology, 72, 500-510.
Chilamkurti, C., & Milner, J.S. (1993). Perceptions and evaluations of child transgressions and disciplinary techniques in high- and low-risk mothers and their children. Child Development, 64, 1801-1814.
Crooks, C. V., Scott, K. L., Wolfe, D. A., Chiodo, D., & Killip, S. (2007). Understanding the link between childhood maltreatment and violent delinquency: What do schools have to add? Child Maltreatment, 12, 269-280.
Deblinger, E., & Runyon, M. K. (2005). Understanding and treating feelings of shame in children who have experienced maltreatment. Child Maltreatment, 10, 364-376.
De Paúl, J, Asla, N., Pérez-Albéniz, A., & de Cádiz, B. (2006) Impact of stress and mitigating information on evaluations, attributions, affect, disciplinary choices, and expectations of compliance in mothers at high and low risk for child physical abuse. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 21, 1018-1045.
Dodge, K. A. Pettit, G. S., Bates, J. E., & Valente, E. (1995). Social information-processing patterns partially mediate the effect of early physical abuse on later conduct problems. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 104, 632-643.
Donohue, B., Miller, E. R., Van Hasselt, V. B., & Hersen, M. (1998). An ecobehavioral approach to child maltreatment. In V. B. Van Hasselt, & M. Hersen (Eds.), Handbook of psychological treatment protocols for children and adolescents. (pp.279-356). Mahwah, NJ:Erlbaum.
Fantuzzo, J. W., Jurecic, L., Stovall, A., Hightower, A. D., Goins, C., & Schachtel, D. (1988). Effects of adult and peer social initiations on the social behavior of withdrawn, maltreated preschool children. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 56, 34-39.
Francis, K. J., & Wolfe, D. A. (2008). Cognitive and emotional differences between abusive and non-abusive fathers. Child Abuse & Neglect, 32, 1127-1137.
Keiley, M. K., Howe, T. R., Dodge, K. A., Bates, J. E., & Pettit, G. S. (2001). The timing of child physical maltreatment: A cross-domain growth analysis of impact on adolescent externalizing and internalizing problems. Development and Psychopathology, 13, 891-912.
Kolko, D. J. (1996). Clinical monitoring of treatment course in child physical abuse: Psychometric characteristics and treatment comparisons. Child Abuse and Neglect, 20, 23-43.
Kolko, D. J. (1996). Individual cognitive-behavioral treatment and family therapy for physically abused children and their offending parents: A comparison of clinical outcomes. Child Maltreatment, 1, 322-342.
Kolko, D. J. (2002). Child physical abuse. In J. E. B. Myers, L. Berliner, J. Briere, C. T. Hendrix, C. Jenny, & T. A. Reid (Eds.), The APSAC handbook on child maltreatment (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
Kolko, D. J., Brown, E. J., Berliner, L. (2002). Children’s perceptions of their abusive experience: Measurement and preliminary findings. Child Maltreatment: 7, 41-53. Click here to find this article on the publisher’s website.
Kolko, D. J., & Kolko, R. P. (2009). Psychological impact and treatment of child physical abuse. In Carol Jenny (Ed.), Child abuse and neglect: Diagnosis, treatment, and evidence. Philadelphia: Saunders/Elsevier.
Kolko, D. J., & Swenson, C. (2002). Assessing and treating physically abused children and their families: A cognitive-behavioral approach. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
Lansford, J. E., Miller-Johnson, S., Berlin, L. J., Dodge, K. A., Bates, J. E., & Pettit, G. S. (2007). Early physical abuse and later violent delinquency: A prospective longitudinal study. Child Maltreatment, 12, 233-245.
Lipovsky, J., Swenson, C., Ralston, M., & Saunders, B. (1998). The abuse clarification process in the treatment of intrafamilial child abuse. Child Abuse & Neglect, 22, 729-741.
Lorber, R., Felton, D. K., & Reid, J. (1984). A social learning approach to the reduction of coercive processes in child abusive families: A molecular analysis. Advances in Behavior Research and Therapy, 6, 29-45.
Lundquist, L. M., & Hansen, D. J. (1998). Enhancing treatment adherence, social validity, and generalization of parent-training with physically abusive and neglectful families. In J. R. Lutzker (Ed.), Handbook of child abuse research and treatment (pp. 449-471). New York: Plenum Press.
Lutzker, J.R. (2006). Preventing violence: Research and evidence-based intervention strategies. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Mammen, O., Kolko, D., & Pilkonis, P. (2003). Parental cognitions and satisfaction: Relationship to aggressive parental behavior in child physical abuse. Child Maltreatment, 8, 288-301.
Mammen, O. K., Kolko, D. J., & Pilkonis, P. A. (2002). Negative affect and parental aggression in child physical abuse. Child Abuse & Neglect, 26, 407-424.
McKay, M.M., Pennington, J., Lynn, C.J., & McCadam, K. (2001). Understanding urban child mental health service use: Two studies of child, family, and environmental correlates. Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research, 28, 475-483.
Medley, A. & Sachs-Ericsson, N. (2009). Predictors of parental physical abuse: The contribution of internalizing and externalizing disorders and childhood experiences of abuse. Journal of Affective Disorders, 113, 244-254.
Milner, J. S., & Chilamkurti, C. (1991). Physical child abuse perpetrator characteristics: A review of the literature. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 6, 345-366.
Patterson, G. R. (1997). Performance models for parenting: A social interactional perspective. In J. E. Grusec, & L. Kuczynski (Eds.), Parenting and children’s internalization of values: A handbook of contemporary theory (pp. 193-226). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Patterson, G. R., DeBaryshe, B. D., & Ramsey, E. (1989). A developmental perspective on antisocial behavior. American Psychologist,44, 329-335.
Runyon, M. K., Deblinger, E., Ryan, E. E., & Thakkar-Kolar, R. (2004). An overview of child physical abuse: Developing an integrated parent-child cognitive-behavioral treatment approach. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse, 5, 65-85.
Runyon, M. K., Deblinger, E. & Schroeder, C. (2009). Pilot evaluation of outcomes of combined parent-child cognitive-behavioral therapy group for families at risk for child physical abuse. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 16, 101-118.
Runyon, M.K., Deblinger, E. & Steer, R. (in press). Group cognitive behavioral treatment for parents and children at-risk for physical abuse: An initial study. Child & Family Behavior Therapy.
Saunders, B. E. (2003). Understanding children exposed to violence: Toward an integration of overlapping field. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 18, 356-376.
Sebre, S., Sprugevica, I., Novotni, A., Bonevski, D., Pakalniskiene, V., Popescu, D., et al. (2004). Cross-cultural comparisons of child-reported emotional and physical abuse: Rates, risk factors, and psychosocial symptoms. Child Abuse and Neglect, 28, 113-127.
Sedlar, G., & Hansen, D.J. (2001). Anger, child behavior, and family distress: Further evaluation of the Parental Anger Inventory. Journal of Family Violence, 16, 361-373.
Silverman, W.K., Ortiz, C.D., Viswesvaran, C., Burns, B. J., Kolko, D. J., Putnam, F. W., et al. (2008). Evidence-based psychosocial treatments for children and adolescents exposed to traumatic events. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 37, 156-183.
Straus, M. A., Hamby, S. L., Finkelhor, D., Moore, D. W., & Runyan, D. (1998). Identification of child maltreatment with the Parent-Child Conflict Tactics Scales: Development and psychometric data for a national sample of American parents. Child Abuse & Neglect, 22, 249-270.
Swenson, C. C., & Brown, E. J. (1999). Cognitive-behavioral group treatment for physically abused children. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 6, 212-220.
Timmer, S. G., Urquiza, A. J., Zebell, N. M., & McGrath, J. M. (2005). Parent-child interaction therapy: Application to maltreating parent-child dyads. Abuse and Neglect, 29, 825-842.
Trickett, P.K., & McBride-Chang, C. (1995). The developmental impact of different forms of child abuse and neglect. Developmental Review, 15, 311-337.
Urquiza, A. J., & McNeil, C. B. (1996). Parent-child interaction therapy: An intensive dyadic intervention for physically abusive families. Child Maltreatment, 1, 134-144.
Valle, L. A., & Lutzker, J. R. (2006). Child physical abuse. In J. E. Fisher & W. T. O’Donohue (Eds.), Practitioner’s guide to evidence-based psychotherapy, (pp. 169-176). New York: Springer.
Webster-Stratton, C., & Hammond, M. (1997). Treating children with early onset conduct problems: A comparison of child and parent training interventions. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 65, 93-109.
Widom, C. S., & Brzustowicz, L. M. (2006). MAOA and the cycle of violence: Childhood abuse and neglect, MAOA genotype, and risk for violent and antisocial behavior. Biological Psychiatry, 60, 684-689.
Wolfe, D. A., Edwards, B., Manion, I., & Koverola, C. (1988). Early intervention for parents at risk of child abuse and neglect: A preliminary investigation. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 56, 40-47.
Wolfe, D.A., Kaufman, K., Aragona, J. & Sandler, J. (1981). The child management program for abusive parents: Procedures for developing a child abuse intervention program. Winter Park, FL: Anna Pub.
Wolfe, D.A., Sandler, J., & Kaufman, K. (1981). A competency based parent-training program for child abusers. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 49, 633-640.
Wolfe, D. A, & Wekerle, C. (1993). Treatment strategies for child physical abuse and neglect: A critical progress report. Clinical Psychology Review, 13, 473-500.
Wolfe, D.A., Wekerle, C., Reitzel-Jaffe, D., Lefebvre, L. (1998). Factors associated with abusive relationships among maltreated and non-maltreated youth. Development and Psychopathology, 10, 61-85.