Show Summary Details
Page of

(p. 253) Students Affected by Child Maltreatment 

(p. 253) Students Affected by Child Maltreatment
Chapter:
(p. 253) Students Affected by Child Maltreatment
Author(s):

Delphine Collin-Vézina

DOI:
10.1093/med-psych/9780190052737.003.0014
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY ONLINE (www.oxfordclinicalpsych.com). © Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Clinical Psychology Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 08 April 2020

Child maltreatment constitutes all forms of child abuse including physical, emotional, or sexual abuse and neglect, resulting in actual or potential harm to the child’s health, survival, development, or dignity in the context of a relationship of responsibility, trust, or power. Child maltreatment represents one of the most influential determinants of mental health and academic functioning. This chapter will review the definitions of different forms of child maltreatment as well as their prevalence, risk factors, and associated negative outcomes. Developmental and cultural considerations will be discussed and illustrated through several case vignettes. Finally, the chapter presents several strategies that apply to all forms of child maltreatment, along with recommendations of children’s literature and external resources.

Access to the complete content on Oxford Clinical Psychology requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.