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November/December 2001Vol. 2, No. 6Abuse and Neglect: The Educator's Guide to the Identification and Prevention of Child Maltreatment

Lowenthal, B. Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD. 2001. 189 pp. $22.95. Paperback.

Child maltreatment can be a major hindrance to education, depriving children of their self-esteem and motivation to learn. Education professionals need to be able to recognize and address instances of maltreatment. This guide examines categories of maltreatment and their effects on classroom performance and behavior, offers effective teaching strategies for students who have been maltreated, and provides guidelines for identifying at-risk children and reporting maltreatment.

To purchase a copy, contact:

Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.
PO Box 10624
Baltimore, MD 21285-0624
Phone: 800-638-3775
Fax: 410-337-8539