Detecting psychological maltreatment: Blows to the head and the heart...

Information Sheet
CECW archives material
Authors

Malo, Claire
Gagné, Marie-Hélène
Labrecque, Stéphane

Source

CECW Information Sheet #21E. Montreal, QC: Université de Montréal, École de service social.

Abstract

What is psychological maltreatment? What are its characteristics and how can it be recognized? There are a lot of unanswered questions in this area, but recently some Quebec-based researchers have examined how psychological maltreatment affects children, what its effects are and, above all, how it can best be detected. To better detect maltreatment and to support intervention, a psychological maltreatment risk assessment guide has been developed.

Product Number
21