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APSAC Advisor

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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Directory

In the listing below, click on a year and issue number to see the articles in that publication.

2000-2001 Number 3 and 4

Risk Management for Health Professionals Working With Maltreated Children and Adult Survivors

(John E. B. Myers)

Twenty years ago, mental health professionals seldom worried about lawsuits or ethics complaints, but not so today. This article outlines what professionals should consider to lower their risk of these situations.


Professional Development and Certification for Child Protective Service Employees: From Worker to Supervisor

(Maria Scannapieco, Ph.D. & Kelli Connell, LMSW)

Child welfare and particularly child protective services are in a crisis. Child abuse and neglect reporting continues to escalate (CDF, 1997) as does the out-of-home placement of children. Additionally, new laws, such as The Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 (P. L. 105-89), have added even more stress on a system that is already quite tenuous. The increased complexity of problems in the child welfare field requires higher levels of knowledge and skills for professionals who work with children and families.


Journal Highlights

(APSAC)

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.


Consequences of Child Neglect: Children 0 to 3 Years of Age

(Maria Scannapieco, Ph.D., Kelli Connell, L.M.S.W. )

Neglect consistently accounts for over half of all substantiated cases of maltreatment in the United States (USDHHS, 2001; 2000), and the highest rate of victimization is in the 0 to 3 age group (USDHHS, 2001). Yet, neglect has continued to receive less definitional and research attention than child physical and sexual abuse (Zuravin, 1999).


2021 Number 1

2020 Number 2

2020 Number 1

2019 Number 3

2019 Number 2

2019 Number 1

2018 Number 4

2018 Number 3

2018 Number 2

2018 Number 1

2017 Number 2

2017 Number 1

2016 Number 2

2016 Number 1

2015 Number 1

2014 Number 2

2014 Number 1

2013 Number 4

2013 Number 3

2013 Number 2

2013 Number 1

2012 Number 4

2012 Number 3

2012 Number 2

2012 Number 1

2011 Number 4

2011 Number 3

2011 Number 2

2011 Number 1

2010 Number 4

2010 Number 3

2010 Number 2

2010 Number 1

2009 Number 3 and 4

2009 Number 2

2009 Number 1

2008 Number 3 and 4

2008 Number 2

2008 Number 1

2007 Number 4

2007 Number 3

2007 Number 1 and 2

2006 Number 4

2006 Number 3

2006 Number 2

2006 Number 1

2005 Number 4

2005 Number 3

2005 Number 2

2005 Number 1

2004 Number 4

2004 Number 3

2004 Number 2

2004 Number 1

2003 Number 4

2003 Number 3

2003 Number 2

2003 Number 1

2002 Number 4

2002 Number 3

2002 Number 2

2002 Number 1

2000-2001 Number 3 and 4

2000-2001 Number 2

2000-2001 Number 1

1999 Number 4

1999 Number 3

1999 Number 2

1999 Number 1

1998 Number 4

1998 Number 3

1998 Number 2

1998 Number 1

1997 Number 4

1997 Number 3

1997 Number 2

1997 Number 1

1996 Number 4

1996 Number 3

1996 Number 2

1996 Number 1

1995 Number 4

1995 Number 3

1995 Number 2

1995 Number 1

1994 Number 4

1994 Number 3

1994 Number 2

1994 Number 1

1993 Number 4

1993 Number 3

1993 Number 2

1993 Number 1

1992 Number 4

1992 Number 3

1992 Number 2

1992 Number 1

1991 Number 4

1991 Number 3

1991 Number 2

1991 Number 1

1990 Number 4

1990 Number 3

1990 Number 2

1990 Number 1