Features and Benefits
- Explores viable solutions to mitigate child abuse, such as legislative changes; quality of child protection services and foster care; training and education within the judicial system; and developing national standards
- Draws a clear distinction between questionable parenting practices and situations where children's lives and health are consistently in jeopardy
- Employs a strong call to action and inspires readers to help end the cycle of abuse and neglect by addressing the core of the problem
- Created in collaboration with First Star – an organization that offers a nonpartisan, multidisciplinary approach – and provides a catalyst for change
This inspiring book is a must-have for child welfare professionals, policymakers, attorneys, law enforcers as well as anyone devoted to helping children at risk. It is also an excellent supplement for courses in social work, government, politics, and law.