Welcome to the Companion Site!
This site is intended to enhance your use of The APSAC Handbook on Child Maltreatment, Fourth Edition, by J. Bart Klika and Jon Conte. Please note that all the materials on this site are especially geared toward maximizing your understanding of the material.
The Fourth Edition of this best-selling handbook provides readers with the most up-to-date theory, research, and best practices in the field of child abuse and neglect. Edited by leading experts, the book covers all aspects of child maltreatment, from physical abuse to sexual abuse and neglect, focusing on etiology, consequences, investigation, and treatment and systems. Updates include new content on assessment and mental health interventions, prevention, as well as global perspectives. Comprehensive and easy to read, the handbook will serve as an invaluable resource for students and professionals—both emerging and seasoned—across disciplines, but part of the same movement dedicated to improving the lives of maltreated children.
We gratefully acknowledge J. Bart Klika and Jon Conte for writing an excellent text.
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