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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

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2002 Number 1

The Role of Schools in Addressing Child Abuse and Neglect

(Ilene R. Berson, PhD, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida)

Educators in school settings across the nation serve as a critical first line of defense in assisting with the identification and prevention of child abuse and neglect. Due to the extensive interaction between school personnel and students during the school day, educators have an important opportunity to observe children, establish a reasonable level of suspicion, and report suspected incidents.


Decision-Making Processes Used by Teachers in Cases of Suspected Child Abuse

(Dr. Faye McCallum and Dr. Bruce Johnson, Centre for Research in Education, Equity and Work, University of South Australia)

Child abuse and neglect are major social problems. A common response has been the passage of legislation in most North American, Australian, and European jurisdictions, which requires a wide range of professionals to report suspected cases of abuse to welfare authorities (Gilbert, 1997). However, despite legally binding sanctions, under-reporting still exists (Elliot, 1996).


Advocating to Resolve Educational Problems of Children in Foster Care

(Andrea Zetlin, Ed.D., California State University, Los Angeles Charter College of Education; Lois Weinberg, Mental Health Advocacy Services; and Roni Tunick, Los Angeles County Office of Education)

Researchers have assessed the educational performance of children in foster care and found a wider range of school problems compared to non-maltreated children.


Public Abandonment of Newborns: Policies and Practices in the United States and Around the World

(Sandra K. Cesario, RNC, PhD, Sharon Kolbye, RN, Evie Michelle Furgeson, SN)

Statistics suggest that the incidence of newborn abandonment is increasing. Is this the case, or has the increase in the amount of media coverage of such events given this perception?


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