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General Overviews of Child Maltreatment
Bavolek, S. J. A Handbook for Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect. 2d ed. Eau Claire, WI: Family Development Resources, 1985.
Finkelkor, D. A Sourcebook on Child Sexual Abuse. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1987.
Garbarino, J., Guttman, E., and Seeley, J. W. The Psychologically Battered Child. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1987.
Helfer, R. E., and Kempe, R. S. The Battered Child. 4th ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987.
McFarlane, K., and Waterman, J. Sexual Abuse of Young Children. New York: Guilford, 1986.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect. Study Findings: Study of National Incidence and Prevalence of Child Abuse and Neglect: 1988. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1988.
Recognizing and Reporting Child Maltreatment
Nightingale, N. N., and Walker, E. F. "Identification and Reporting of Child Maltreatment by Head Start Personnel: Attitudes and Experiences." Child Abuse and Neglect 10(1986):191-199.
Oje, W. The Role of Educators and Caregivers in the Prevention, Detection and Reporting of Child Abuse. Episcopal Church in Hawaii, Episcopal Schools Commission, September 1988.
Tzeng, O. C. S., Karlson, H. C., and Fortier, R. Handbook of Child Abuse and Neglect for Child-Care Facilities: Questions and Answers. Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, Osgood Laboratory for Cross Cultural Research, Indianapolis, IN, May 1988.
Program Policies and Procedures
Chehrazi, S. S. Psychosocial Issues in Day Care. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press, 1990.
Cohen, A. J. "Sexual Abuse in Childcare: A Special Case in Regulation and Legislation." In Professional Responsibilities in Protecting Children: A Public Health Approach to Child Sexual Abuse, edited by A. Maney and S. Wells. Sexual Medicine, vol. 9. New York: Praeger, 1988.
Faller, K. C. "The Spectrum of Sexual Abuse in Daycare: An Exploratory Study." Journal of Family Violence 3(1988):283-298.
Finkelhor, D., Williams, L. M., and Burns, N. Nursery Crimes: Sexual Abuse in Day Care. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1988.
Godwin, A., and Schrag, L. Setting up for Infant Care: Guidelines for Centers and Family Day Care Homes. Washington, DC: National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1988.
Selection Research, Inc. Preventing Child Abuse Through the Selection of Highly Competent Non-Abusive Child Care Workers-A Demonstration Project - End-of-Year Evaluation Report. Selection Research, Inc., Lincoln, NE, October 1983.
Strickland, J., and Reynolds, S. "The New Untouchables: Risk Management of Child Abuse in Child Care." Child Care Information Exchange 66(April 1989):51-55.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect. Region III. Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: A Guide for Head Start. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC, October 1985.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General. Region X. Preventing Sexual Abuse in Day Care Programs: National Program Inspection. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC, January 1985.
Vander Ven, K., Mattingly, M. A., and Morris, M. G. Principles and Guidelines for Child Care Personnel Preparation Programs. New York: Human Sciences Press, 1982.
Prevention Strategies With Children
Browne, K., Davies, C., and Shatton, P. Early Prediction and Prevention of Child Abuse. Somerset, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 1988.
Daro, D., Duerr, J., and LeProhn, N. Child Assault Prevention Instruction--What Works With Preschoolers. Chicago: National Committee for Prevention of Child Abuse, n.d.
Gilbert, N. Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: Evaluation of Educational Materials for Pre-School Programs. University of California at Berkeley, Family Welfare Research Group, Berkeley, CA, January 1988.
Gilbert, N., Berrick, J. D., LeProhn, N., and Nyman, N. Protecting Young Children From Sexual Abuse: Does Preschool Training Work? Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1989.
Spungen, C. A., Jensen, S. E., Finkelstein, N. W., and Satinsky, F. A. "Child Personal Safety: Model Program for Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse." Social Work 34(March 1989):127-131.
Weinstein, V. The Best We Have To Give: Child Care and Child Abuse Prevention. San Francisco: California Child Abuse Resource and Referral Network, 1987.
Wurtele, S. K. "Teaching Personal Safety Skills to Four-Year-Old Children: A Behavioral Approach." Behavior Therapy 21(Winter 1990):25-32.
Materials for Working With Children
Beland, K. Talking About Touching II: Personal Safety for Preschoolers. Seattle: Committee for Children, 1986.
Crisci, G. A. Personal Safety Curriculum: Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse: Pre-School Through Grade 6. Hadley, MA: Personal Safety Program, 1983.
McFaddin, S. Feelings and Your Body. A Prevention Curriculum for Preschoolers. Bellingham, WA: Coalition for Child Advocacy, 1982.
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