The APSAC Advisor is a peer reviewed quarterly news journal for professionals in the field of child abuse and neglect.
The APSAC Advisor provides succinct, data-based, practice-oriented articles that keep interdisciplinary professionals
informed of the latest developments in policy and practice the field of child maltreatment. It is designed to highlight
best practices in the field and publish original articles and current information about child maltreatment for professionals
from a variety of backgrounds including medicine, law, law enforcement, social work, child protective services, psychology,
public health and prevention in the U.S.
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1998 Number 2
Children Are the Silent Victims of Domestic Violence and Chronic Community Violence
We should raise our children as we wish our grandchildren to be raised. Children who live in a violent home or a violent community learn to be violent. Although many people would like to believe that young children are not affected by exposure to violence, the facts reveal a different story.
Genital warts or condyloma acuminata are caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) These warts, described by the ancient Greeks and Romans, have been recognized as having an infectious etiology for nearly a hundred years, with sexual transmission as an etiology demonstrated within the last 50 years.
Investigative Liaison With the Military
What do you do when an ongoing investigation results in the identification of a suspect, victim, or witness who is active duty with the military but has left town since the incident to return to some military assignment hundreds or even thousands of miles from where the incident occurred?
Rewards and Challenges of Opening a Children’s Advocacy Center
In 1992, the Tulsa Children's Justice Center was opened to provide medical assessment of cases of alleged abuse, and to serve as the home base for a multidisciplinary team supported by Child Welfare, the Tulsa Police Department, the Office of the District Attorney, the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma, the Tulsa CountIy Sheriff, and the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Tulsa Campus.
The purpose of Journal Highlights is to alert readers to current literature on child abuse. Selected articles from journals representing the variety of disciplines reflected in APSAC's membership are presented in the form of an annotated bibliography.
APSAC Advisor 11(2): Full Issue