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Infancy and Toddlerhood: Ecological and Developmental Assessment of Maltreatment and Intervention

Maria Scannapieco and Kelli Connell-Carrick

in Understanding Child Maltreatment

Published in print March 2005 | ISBN: 9780195156782
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864164 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156782.003.0004
 						Infancy and Toddlerhood: Ecological and Developmental Assessment of Maltreatment and Intervention

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This chapter presents the developmental stage of infancy and toddlerhood in the context of assessment and intervention. Physical abuse, neglect, and sexual abuse are discussed separately and the developmental consequences for each are presented. The chapter presents the risk and protective factors, within the ecological framework, that most apply to infancy and toddlerhood. Assessment and intervention strategies for families with children ages 0 to 3 years who have experienced maltreatment are presented.

Keywords: protective factors; risk factors; assessment; intervention; physical abuse; neglect; sexual abuse

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