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Description - Forensic Child Psychology by Matthew Fanetti

A guide to working effectively with children in the criminal
justice system
Uniquely designed to train psychology, criminology, and social
work students to work with children in the criminal justice
system?both in the courtroom and as clinical
clients?Forensic Child Psychology presents current
research and practice-based knowledge to improve the judicial and
child welfare systems.
Authors Matthew Fanetti, William T. O'Donohue, Rachel N. Happel,
and Kresta N. Daly bring their combined expertise in child
psychology, forensic interviewing, and criminal prosecution to bear
on the process of obtaining accurate information from children
involved in legal proceedings, preparing professionals to work
with:

Children who are victims of crime

Children who are perpetrators of crime

Children who are witnesses of crime

The book also covers related topics, including mandated
reporting, the structure of juvenile justice and advocacy systems,
and contains sidebars, summaries, glossaries, and study questions
to assist with material mastery.
This is an excellent resource for students of child
psychopathology in psychology, social work, nursing, and criminal
justice at the graduate and late undergraduate stage of their
educations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781118273203
ISBN-10: 1118273206
Format: Hardback
(257mm x 185mm x 29mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 20-Jan-2015
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Matthew Fanetti

MATTHEW FANETTI, PHD., is a Professor of Psychology and Coordinator of Forensic Child Psychology Certification at Missouri State University. WILLIAM T. O'DONOHUE, PHD., Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno, is also a licensed clinical psychologist. RACHEL N. FONDREN HAPPEL, M.S., is a Child/Adolescent Forensic Interviewer with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Office for Victim Assistance. KRESTA N. DALY, J.D., is a partner at Barth Daly LLP.

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