Maltreatment of People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities presents research and evidence-based strategies to prevent and address the maltreatment of people with IDD across the lifespan.
With a life-course perspective and emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration, this volume uses a public health framework of surveillance, screening, and intervention. The work also explores the policy implications of strategies to prevent and address the maltreatment of people with IDD.
- Childhood maltreatment
- Sexual abuse
- Social vulnerability
- Reproductive, sexual, and child-rearing rights
- Parenting with a disability
- Adult Maltreatment
- Older adult victimization
- Abusive head trauma
- Murder and execution
Designed for students, clinicians, policymakers, and researchers, this resource provides an in-depth look at the knowledge base in addressing the maltreatment of vulnerable populations.
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