Child Abuse Interventions

Appendix - Child Abuse


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6. Dubowitz H. Costs and effectiveness of interventions in child maltreatment. Child Abuse and Neglect, 1990; 14(2): 177-186.

7. Roberts I, Kramer MS, Suissa S. Does home visiting prevent childhood injury? A systematic review of randomised controlled trials. BMJ, 1996; 312(7022): 29-33.

8. Maracenko MO, Spence M. Home visitation services for at-risk pregnant and postpartum women: a randomised trial. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 1994; 64: 468-478.

9. Johnson Z, Howell F, Molloy B. Community mother’s programme: a randomised controlled trial of non-professional intervention in parenting. BMJ, 1993; 306: 1449-1452.

10. Barth RP. An experimental evaluation of in-home child abuse prevention services. Child Abuse and Neglect, 1991; 15(4): 363-375.

11. Hardy JB, Streett R. Family support and parenting education in the home: an effective extension of clinic-based preventive health care services for poor children. Journal of Pediatrics, 1989; 115(6): 927-931.

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14. Lealman GT, Haigh D, Phillips JM, Stone J, Ord-Smith C. Prediction and prevention of child abuse: an empty hope? Lancet, 1983; 1: 1423-1424.

15. Siegel E, Bauman KE, Schaefer ES, Saunders MM, Ingram DD. Hospital and home support during infancy: impact on attachment, child abuse and neglect, and health care utilization. Pediatrics, 1980; 66(2): 183-190.

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17. Huxley P, Warner R. Primary prevention of parenting dysfunction in high-risk cases. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 1993; 63(4): 582-588.

18. O’Connor S, Vietze PM, Sherrod KB, Sandler HM, Altemeir WA. Reduced incidence of parenting inadequacy following rooming-in. Pediatrics, 1980; 66: 176-182.

19. Brayden RM, Altemeier WA, Dietrich MS, Tucker DD, Christensen MJ, McLaughlin FJ, Sherrod KB. A prospective study of secondary prevention of child maltreatment. Journal of Pediatrics, 1993; 122(4): 511-516.

20. Armstrong KA. A treatment and education program for parents and children who are at-risk of abuse and neglect. Child Abuse and Neglect, 1986; 5: 167-175.

21. Caruso GL. Optimum growth project: support for families with young children. Prevention in Human Services, 1989; 6(2): 123-139.

22. Burks LK. Relationship between adolescent parental child abuse and participation in a prevention program. Oklahoma State University, 1990. Doctoral dissertation.

23. Poche C, Yoder P, Miltenberger R. Teaching self-protection to children using television techniques. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 1988; 21(3): 253-261.

24. Fryer GE Jr, Kraizer SK, Miyoshi T. Measuring actual reduction of risk to child abuse: a new approach. Child Abuse and Neglect, 1987; 11(2): 173-179.