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Experts in both child physical and sexual abuse are brought together in this volume, which focuses on both child and adult survivors. Contributors explore innovative treatment and prevention approaches, such as school and community violence prevention programmes, and preparation of children who have to testify in court.

The Prenatal Early Infancy Project: Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect in the Context of Promoting Maternal and Child Health
The prenatal early infancy project: Preventing child abuse and neglect in the context of promoting maternal and child health

For the past 20 years, my colleagues and I have been conducting randomized clinical trials of a program designed to prevent a host of maternal and child health problems that are important in their own right but that create substantial risks for child abuse and neglect and later crime and delinquency. The prevention of child maltreatment is approached in the context of our preventing a wide range of associated health and developmental problems in mothers and children. Some of these problems are listed below:

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