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Child Abuse
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Child Abuse


Abuse and neglect of exceptional children. Warger, Cynthia L. Reston, Va.: Council for Exceptional Children, 1991. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 320 W274a 991.

Abuse and neglect of the very vulnerable (sound recording). Atlanta, GA: American Association of Mental Retardation, 1990. Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 300 A167 1990.
- A conference on the subject of child abuse and neglect of the mentally retarded. 2 cassettes.

Abuse of children and adults with disabilities: A prevention and intervention guidebook for parents and other advocates. Baladerian, Nora J. Culver City, CA: Disability, Abuse and Personal Rights Project, 1993. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HV 1568 B171a 1993.

Advocacy in action (video): Health professionals' response to the abuse and neglect of children with disabilities. Richmond, VA: Virginia Commonwealth University : Virginia Institute for Developmental Disabilities, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-AV WA 320 A244 2002.
-Videotape of the April 25, 2002 teleconference. 90 mintues.

Caregivers of young children: Preventing and responding to child maltreatment. Koralek, Derry Goasselin. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, 1992. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 320 K84c 1992.

Caring for your child, yourself, and your family in stressful times. Columbia, S.C.: S.C. Council on Child Abuse and Neglect: Center for Developmental Disabilities, Dept. of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of South Carolina, 1996. Call number: Disabilities-FAMILY HQ 773.6 C277 1996.

Child abuse: A medical reference. Ludwig, Stephen, Kornberg, Allan E. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 1992. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 320 C5343 1992.

Child abuse and neglect: What it is and why young children with disabilities are at risk. Columbia, S.C.: S.C. Council on Child Abuse and Neglect : Center for Developmental Disabilities, Dept. of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of South Carolina, 1996. Call number: Disabilities-FAMILY WA 320 C5363 1996.

Child abuse and neglect (video): The hidden hurt. Mt. Kisco, NY: Guidance Associates, 1986. Call number: Disabilities-AV WA 320 C5365 1986.
-Using interviews and case histories, explores the problem of child abuse and neglect, including the psychology of the abuser and the plight of the abused. Identifies the warning signs of abuse and neglect, outlines sources of help, and demonstrates how education can prevent destructive patterns of abuse. 42 minutes.

Child neglect: A guide for intervention. Gaudin, James, M. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, 1993. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 320 G267c 1993.

Child protective services: A guide for caseworkers. DePanfilis, Diane. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, 1992. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 320.

Children in crises: A team approach in the schools. Morgan, Sharon R. San Diego, Calif.: College-Hill Press, 1985. Call number: Disabilities-PROF LB 1027.5 M849c 1985.

Circles. Stop abuse (video). Champagne, Marklyn P. Santa Monica, Calif.: Distributed by James Stanfield, c1986 -1988. Call number: Disabilities-AV HQ 54.3 C449c 1988
- Concentrates on teaching persons with developmental disabilities to recognize and consequently avoid sexually threatening or abusive situations. 3 videocassettes, 30 minutes each.

A coordinated response to child abuse and neglect: A basic manual. DePanfilis, Diane & Salus, Marsha K. Washington D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, 1992. Disabilities-PROF WA 320 D4191c 1992.

"Crying-- what can I do?" (video): Never shake a baby. League Against Child Abuse, 1992. Call number: Disabilities-AV WA 320 C957 1992
- Dr. Jacy Showers discusses the Shaken Baby Syndrome and gives possible consequences that can occur. 7 minutes.

Death from child abuse-- and no one heard. Weikel, Dana. Winter Park, Fla.: Currier-Davis Pub., 1986. Disabilities-FAMILY WA 320 W421d 1986.

Developing personal safety skills in children with disabilities. Briggs, Freda. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., 1995. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HV 6570 B854d 1995.

Families, infants, & young children at risk : Pathways to best practice Gail L. Ensher, David A. Clark and Nancy S. Songer ; with invited contributors. Baltimore : Paul H. Brookes Pub., c2009. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WS 421 E59f 2009.

A fine line: When discipline becomes child abuse. Sabatino, David A.Blue Ridge Summit, PA : TAB Books, 1991. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 320 S113f 1991.

Neighbors helping neighbors: A new national strategy for the protection of children. Washington, D.C.: Supt. of Docs., 1993. Disabilities-PROF WA 320 N397 1993.

Practical program evaluation: Examples from child abuse prevention. Pietrzak, Jeanne, et al. Newbury Park, Calif.: Sage Publications, 1990. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 320 P895 1990.

Protecting children in military families: A cooperative response. Blanchard, Ralph. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, 1992. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 320 B639p 1992.

Recognizing child abuse: A guide for the concerned. Besharov, Douglas J. New York: Free Press, 1990. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 320 B554r 1990.

The role of educators in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. Tower, Cynthia Crosson. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, 1992. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 320 T737r 1992.

The role of law enforcement in the response to child abuse and neglect. Pence, Donna M. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, 1992. Disabilities-PROF HV 8079.25 P397r 1992.

The role of mental health professionals in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. Peterson, Marilyn S. & Urquiza, Anthony J. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, 1993. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 320 P485r 1993.

Shaken infant syndrome (video). Manassas, Virginia: Prince William Health Dept. and the Prince William County Community Services Board, 1989. Call number: Disabilities-AV WA 320 S527 1989.
- A public service project for the prevention of mental retardation. Geared to parent groups, child-care providers, teenage sitters, and all child-serving professionals. Provides awareness of severe damage which could result in young infants or toddlers due to shaking by an angry adult. 10 minutes.

Silenced angels: The medical, legal, and social aspects of shaken baby syndrome. Peinkofer, J. Westport, Conn.: Auburn House, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 320 P377s 2002.

South Carolina interagency core training on child abuse and neglect: Trainee's guide. Columbia, S.C.: S.C. Dept. of Social Services ; Stone Mountain, GA : OMNI Systems, Inc., 1990. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 320 S7268 1990.

Substitute care providers: Helping abused and neglected children. Watson, Kenneth W. U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, 1994. Disabilities-PROF WA 320 W339s 1994.

Supervising child protective services caseworkers. Morton, Thomas D. Washington: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, 1994. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HV 741 M891s 1994.

Treatment for abused and neglected children: Infancy to age 18. Urquiza, Anthony J. U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, 1993. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 320 U76t 1993.

When other people take care of your child. Columbia, S.C. : S.C. Council on Child Abuse and Neglect : Center for Developmental Disabilities, Dept. of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of South Carolina, 1996. Call number Disabilities-FAMILY WA 310 W567 1996.

When the victim is a child. Whitcomb, Debra. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, 1992. Call number: Disabilities-PROF KF 9323 W581w 1992.

The words hurt. Loftis, Chris. Far Hills, N.J.: New Horizon Press, 1995. Disabilities-FAMILY PR 990 L829w 1995.
- This is a perfect story for children who are trying to cope with the trauma of verbal abuse to read themselves.

Working with the courts in child protection. Feller, Jane N. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, 1992. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 33 AA1 F318w 1992.

Elder Abuse


Abuse of the elderly and other high risk adults. Thomas, Randolph W. Columbia, S.C.: South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy, 1992. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WT 30 T461a 1992.

Abuse, neglect, and exploitation of older persons: Strategies for assessment and intervention . Baumhover, Lorin A. & Beall, Colleen S. Baltimore: Health Professions Press, 1996. Disabilities-PROF WT 30 A1675 1996.

Domestic mistreatment of the elderly--towards prevention. Douglass, Richard L. Washington, D.C.: Criminal Justice Services, Program Dept., AARP, 1989. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HV 6626.3 D668d 1989

Elder abuse prevention training manual. Rochester, N.Y. : Lifespan, 1999. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HV 6626.3 E37 1999.

Elder abuse prevention up front. Columbia, S.C.: South Carolina Area Agencies on Aging, 1993. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HV 6626.3 E372 1993.

Sexual Abuse


Adults molested as children: A survivor's manual for women & men. Bear, Euan. Orwell, VT: Safer Society Press, 1988. Call number: Disabilities-FAMILY WA 320 B368a 1988.

Beyond stop, look, and listen: Bears care about safety. Deery, Norma. Columbia, S.C.: 1980. Call number: Disabilities-FAMILY PR 990 D312b 1980.
- A cartoon-illustrated tool for use in teaching an awareness of sexual abuse to young children in a nonthreatening way.

Child sexual abuse: Intervention and treatment issues. Faller, Kathleen C. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, 1993. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 320 F194c 1993.

Disability, sexuality, and abuse: Annotated bibliography. Sobsey, Dick. Baltimore : P.H. Brookes Pub. Co.,1991. Call number: Disabilities-PROF Z 5703.4.S4 D611 1991.

Doubly silenced: Sexuality, sexual abuse and people with developmental disabilities. Paterson, Patricia Miles. Madison, Wis.: Wisconsin Council on Developmental Disabilities, 1991. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HV 1570.5 .U62 1991.

Helping abused children: A book for those who work with sexually abused children. Kehoe, Patricia. Seattle, WA: Parenting Press, 1988. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 320 K26h 1988.

An illusion theater guide for teaching mentally retarded people about sexual abuse prevention education. Anderson, Cordelia. Minneapolis, MN: Illusion Theater, Prevention Program, 1990. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 307 .S6 A545i 1990.

Interviewing sexual abuse victims using anatomical dolls: The professional's guidebook. Friedemann, Virginia M. Eugene, Ore.: Migima Designs ; 1985. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 320 F899i 1985.

It's your job to stop sexual abuse (video). East Hartford, CT: Sexual Abuse Prevention Project, Dept. of Mental Retardation, State of Connecticut, 1994. Call number: Disabilities-AV WA 320 I88 1994.
- This video is a reminder about the importance of recognizing and reporting sexual abuse in clients with mental retardation. 6 minutes.

LifeFacts (kit): Sexual abuse prevention. Santa Barbara, Calif.: James Stanfield & Co., 1990. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 320 L722 1990.

Life horizons II (slide): The moral, social and legal aspects of Sexuality. Santa Monica, Calif.: James Stanfield & Co., 1988. Call number: Disabilities-AV HQ 54 L722 1988.
- A teaching program on sex education designed for persons of all intellectual levels who have problems in learning. Could be used with the developmentally, intellectually, emotionally and mentally disabled. Could also be helpful to the physically disabled, such as hearing impaired. 547 slides and guide book.

Parent to parent (video): Talking to your children about preventing sexual assault / NAPC. Columbus, OH: Child Assault Prevention, 1992. Call number: Disabilities-AV WA 320 P228 1992.
- The video gives parents advice and instructions to prevent child abuse. 23 minutes.

Physical, sexual, and emotional abuse of children. Kessler, Daniel B. Summit, N.J.: Pharmaceuticals Division, CIBA-GEIGY Corp., 1991. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 320 K42p 1991.

Protocol of care for the battered woman. Helton, Anne Stewart. White Plains, N.Y.: March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, 1987. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 401 H484p 1987.

Safe and strong II: Sexual assault victim/witness: What to do/what to expect (Video). Sherborn, MA: Aquarius, c2003. (37 min) Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 401 S128 2003.
- Designed to help individuals who have been sexually assaulted break out of the cycle of sexual assault. Walks through the process of reporting an assault, from the initial shock of the act, turmoil of reporting it, the law enforcement and medical forensic interviews, to meeting with a victim/witness advocate and going to trial.

Sexual abuse awareness training for self-advocates. Philadelphia, PA : End the Silence, The Institute on Disabilities, Pennsylvania's University Center for Excellence at Temple University, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-FAMILY HV 1568 S518 2002.

Sexual abuse and consensual sex: Women's developmental patterns and outcomes. Wyatt, Gail Elizabeth. Newbury Park: Sage, 1993. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HQ 29 W975s 1993.

STARS: Skills training for assertiveness, relationship-building and sexual awareness. Heighway, Susan. Madison, Wis.: Wisconsin Council on Developmental Disabilities, 1992. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HQ 54.3 H465s 1992.

Survivor: For people with developmental disabilities who have been sexually assaulted. Baladerian, Nora J. Culver City, CA: N.J. Baladerian, 1985-1986. Call number: Disabilities-F HQ 54 B171s 1985.

A very touching book-- for little people and for big people. Hindman, Jan. Durkee, Or. : McClure-Hindman Associates, 1985. Call number: Disabilities-FAMILY PR 990 H662v 1985.
- Discusses different types touching.

Voices ignored (video): Sexual assault of people with developmental disabilities. Columbia, S.C. : The Center for Child and Family Studies, 2002. video and manual.
- Voices Ignored addresses two of the most common problems in these sexual assault cases: recognizing when the crime has happened and effectively communicating once you’re involved in the case.

Vulnerable populations: Evaluation and treatment of sexually abused children and adult survivors. Sgroi, Suzanne M. Lexington, Mass.: Lexington Books, 1988-89. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 320 V991 v.1 1988.

When dating turns dangerous (video). Pleasantville, N.Y.: Sunburst Communications, 1995. Call number: Disabilities-AV WS 463 W567w 1995.
- "Video uses the story of two young people caught up in a highly romantic but progressively abusive relationship to uncover the typical pattern of dating abuse." -- P. 3. 33 minutes.

Your safety ... your rights II: Personal safety & sexual abuse risk reduction education program to empower adults with disabilities and educate service providers. Doylestown, PA : Network of Victim Assistance: The Institute on Disabilities, Temple University, 2000. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HV 1568 Y81 2000.

Other


Abuse: Our point of view. Greenville, S.C.: KAA (Kids Against Abuse): Family Counseling Center, 1996. Call number: Disabilities-FAMILY WA 320 A1673 1996.

Building a protocol for the prevention of abuse, neglect and exploitation (video). Columbia, S.C.: SCETV, 2000. Call number: Disabilities- AV WA 33 AA1 B932 2000.
- A teleconference discussing the medical/legal protocols in place in South Carolina when abuse, neglect, or exploitation of people with disabilities is suspected. 1 hour, 48 minutes.

Chronic neglect in perspective: A study of chronically neglecting families in a large metropolitan county: Final report. Nelson, Christine E. Oakdale, Iowa: National Resource Center on Family Based Services, University of Iowa, School of Social Work in association with the University of Pittsburgh, School of Social Work, 1990. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 320 N427c 1990.

Corporal Punishment: what to do instead (video). Eau Claire, WI: Family Development Resources, 1989. Call number: Disabilities-AV HQ 770.4 C822 1989
- Designed to teach parents alternatives to corporal punishment and positive and effective behavior management techniques and attitudes. 30 minutes.

Crime against the future: Battered pregnant women (video). White Plains, N.Y.: The Foundation, 1989. Call number: Disabilities-AV HV 6626 C929 1989
- Introduces issues concerning battered pregnant women through interviews with nurses, counselors, abusers, and victims. Discounts many myths, while addressing the facts concerning this problem. Provides information on appropriate intervention and support for the abused and the abuser. 24 minutes.

The family education program. Walnut Creek, CA: Planned Parenthood: Shasta-Diablo. Call number: Disabilities-FAMILY HV 697 F198 199?.

Family functioning of neglectful families: Preliminary findings. Nelson, Kristine E. Oakdale, Iowa: National Resource Center on Family Based Services, 1992. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 320 N427f 1992.

Is this abuse? (video): An essential training program for all direct care staff working in the field of developmental disabilities. New York: YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities, 2000. Call number: Disabilities-AV WS 18.2 I73 2000.
- Presentation of fictional cases intended to help professional personnel recognize traits of several forms of abuse when dealing with adults who suffer from developmental disabilities. 40 minutes.

Prevention of abuse begins with you! (video). Spring Meadow Resources, Developmental Disabilities Division, Developmental Disabilities Planning Advisory Council, Abuse Prevention Task Force, 1994. Call number: Disabilities-AV WA 320 P944 1994.
- Describes how to recognize and report abuse, neglect and exploitation of persons with developmental disabilities. 5 minutes.

Removing barriers: A guide to providing substance abuse services to people with disabilities. Trenton, N.J. : Cerebral Palsy of New Jersey, 2004.. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 270 R389 2004.

Signs of abuse (video). Clinton, S.C.: South Carolina DHEC, 1991. Call number: Disabilities-AV WA 320 S578 1991.
- A lecture by Dr. Breland on the signs of child abuse. 2 hours 25 minutes.

Understanding and preventing client abuse and neglect (video). Watertown, WI: Bethesda Lutheran Home, 1995. Call number: Disabilities-AV HV 1568 U55 1995
-In this video Ruthann Faltersack defines abuse and neglect and the types of client abuse. 24 minutes.

The verbally abusive relationship: How to recognize it and how to respond. Evans, Patricia M. Holbrook, Mass.: Adams Media Corporation, 1996. Call number: Disabilities-PROF BF 637 .I48 E92 1996.

Violence and abuse in the lives of people with disabilities: The end of silent acceptance? Sobsey, Richard. Baltimore: P.H. Brooks Pub. Co., 1994. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HV 1568 S677v 1994.

Violence and disability: An annotated bibliography. Sobsey, Dick. Baltimore: P.H. Brookes, 1995. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WB 320 V795 1995.

The violence of men: New techniques for working with abusive families: A therapy of social action. Mandanes, Cloe. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1995. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 430.5 .F2 M178v 1995.


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