By Deborah Daro, Anne Cohn Donnelly, Lee Ann Huang, Byron J. Powell
This e-book addresses new avenues in baby abuse prevention examine that might extend our capability to guard childrens. those new avenues outcome from the emergence of recent examine tools made attainable via technologic advances, an figuring out of the advantages of cross-disciplinary examine and studying and the doorway of many younger students within the box. The ebook explores what those avenues produce when it comes to clarifying the complicated difficulties that proceed to restrict our development in addressing baby maltreatment and selling optimum baby improvement. in particular, the ebook showcases person contributions from rising students and exhibit how those students use the frameworks and complicated tips on how to form their paintings, practice their findings and outline their studying groups. The e-book highlights some great benefits of developing particular and prolonged possibilities for researchers to community throughout disciplines and components of interest.
The basic authors are younger students from universities around the U.S. who've labored jointly as Fellows of the Doris Duke Fellowships for the merchandising of kid future health – looking concepts to avoid baby abuse. via this application, the blokes have engaged in a strong self-generating studying community designed to create the kind of ongoing specialist linkages and decision-making sort that fosters an interdisciplinary and group making plans method of learn layout and coverage formation.
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Extra resources for Advances in Child Abuse Prevention Knowledge: The Perspective of New Leadership
During its initial 4 years, the fellowship has selected 60 young scholars from across the country for participation in this innovative approach to developing a new generation of leaders to improve the well-being of children and prevent child abuse. The continued evaluation activities have documented that both fellows and mentors place high “added value” on the fellowship’s capacity to raise the visibility of the issue of child maltreatment, generate new avenues of research, and create new relationships within and across disciplines (Daro et al.
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First, we suggest there is a need for research identifying overlap in maltreatment experiences and discuss promising research methodologies for identifying how adverse experiences co-occur, as well as the different causes and consequences of these experiences. Second, we suggest the need for evidence-based, tiered prevention systems based on a public health model of primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention (Gordon 1983). Such a system will bolster families through universal programs, provide extra support to high-risk families, and include focused interventions when maltreatment is identified.