Child Abuse and Culture - Lisa Aronson Fontes - 856434

Child Abuse and Culture: Working with Diverse Families

Author(s) : Lisa Aronson Fontes

Foreword by : Jon Conte

Paperback, 239 pages.

Item #856434

In Child Abuse and Culture by Lisa Aronson Fontes, this expertly written book provides an accessible framework for culturally competent practice with children and families in child maltreatment cases. Numerous workable strategies and concrete examples are presented to help readers address cultural concerns at each stage of the assessment and intervention process.

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Product Description

Professionals and students learn new ways of thinking about their own cultural viewpoints as they gain critical skills for maximizing the accuracy of assessments for physical and sexual abuse; overcoming language barriers in parent and child interviews; respecting families’ values and beliefs while ensuring children’s safety; creating a welcoming agency environment; and more.

Additional Information

Weight.77 lbs
Dimensions9.0 x 6.12 x .77 in


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