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Middle Childhood: 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/9780195156782.003.0008
 						Middle Childhood: Ecological and Developmental Assessment of Maltreatment and Intervention

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This chapter discusses physical abuse, neglect, and sexual abuse, and the developmental consequences for each. It also presents the risk and protective factors, within an ecological framework that most apply to middle childhood. Assessment and intervention strategies for families with children ages 7 to 11 years who have experienced maltreatment are presented.

Keywords: healthy child development; consequences; protective factors; risk factors; assessment; intervention

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