The prevention of child abuse, part one: community resources

Hawkins, Russell M.F., McDonald, Rosalie A., Davison, Sandra, and Coy, Steven R. (1994) The prevention of child abuse, part one: community resources. Children Australia, 19 (3). pp. 22-25.

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The literature reveals greater emphasis on the causes and consequences of child abuse than on its prevention. A field study in an Australian capital city shows that while substantial amounts of information and services for people experiencing problems with parenting exist in the community, access to these sources is problematic. Improvements in efficiency or increases in funding will not, by themselves resolve the problem and strategies to change the ore fundamental problem of public denial of the problem if child abuse will be required.

Item ID: 51342
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1035-0772
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2017 05:47
FoR Codes: 17 PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES > 1701 Psychology > 170106 Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920410 Mental Health @ 100%
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