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Adolescence: 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/9780195156782.003.0010
 						Adolescence: 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 presents the risk and protective factors, within the ecological framework that most apply to adolescence. Assessment and intervention strategies for families with children ages 12 to 18 years who have experienced maltreatment are presented.

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

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