Factors associated with the serious ill-treatment of children
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Published by Dept. of Social Welfare, Research Division in [Wellington] .
Written in English



  • New Zealand.


  • Child abuse -- New Zealand.

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Statement[by] D. M. Fergusson and D. P. O"Neill.
ContributionsO"Neill, David P., joint author.
LC ClassificationsHV802.5.A6 F47
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p.
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5097514M
LC Control Number74169351

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Description: 19 p. Language: English MeSH: Child Abuse*; New Zealand; Sociometric Techniques* Publication Type(s): Statistics Notes: A more general discussion of the same findings is given in the author's Factors associated with serious ill-treatment of children. NLM ID: [Book]. Child Abuse and Neglect, Vol. 3, pp. 51 - Pergamon Press Ltd., Printed in Great Britain. ILL-TREATMENT OF CHILDREN: THE SOCIAL AND LEGAL CONTEXT IN ENGLAND AND WALES Jack Chapman Court Welfare Officer Royal Courts of Justice, London, WC2 The Varying Definitions of a 'Child' In discussing Child Abuse in its social and legal aspects, it must first be acknowledged that there is a Author: Joanne Chapman. School personnel have an important role in child abuse and neglect reporting. • Factors associated with the reporting behavior were identified as system, victim, and reporter characteristics. • The role of culture in shaping school personnel’s reporting behavior. • An individualized interventional plan is needed to improve reporting Author: Zeinab Alazri, Kathleen M. Hanna. Factors associated with the serious ill-treatment of children / [by] D. M. Fergusson and D. P. O'Neill Fergusson, David Murray, [ Article, Government publication: ].

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