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This book is the first attempt to provide a comprehensive, practical approach to the assessment and treatment of physically abused children.It presents an overview of child physical abuse (including statistics and consequences), and discusses outcomes studies and treatment implications, also discusses assessment and treatment options in depth.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780761921493
ISBN-10: 0761921494
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Pages: 360
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 7-May-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - David J. Kolko

Cynthia Cupit Swenson, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina. Her work primarily consists of research on community-based treatment for youth violence, child physical abuse, family violence, and community violence. Currently, via a grant funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, she is involved in examining treatment for adolescents and their families when physical abuse occurs. Dr. Swenson is a frequently invited speaker around the United States and has written numerous publications in the field. At the national level, Dr. Swenson is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) where she serves on the Executive Council. Dr. Swenson also participates on a number of state Boards related to child maltreatment and youth drug court. In addition, she is involved with community service oriented Boards related to community development and youth West African Dance and Drumming. She received her M.S. in psychology from Northeast Louisiana University and her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from The Florida State University.