Recognizing Child Abuse (Paperback)

A Guide for the Concerned

By Douglas J. Besharov, Besharov

Free Press, 9780029030820, 270pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1990

List Price: 19.95*
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Listing the steps that have been endorsed by district attorneys and prosecutors, this guide explains both responsibilities and legal liabilities in identifying and reporting possible child abuse, determine when intervention is necessary and protect yourself against wrongful accusation. Designed for teachers, police, day care workers, school nurses - and anyone in a position to help a child who might be abused - this book is essential and may help save children's lives.