"The discussion is straightforward, factual and easy to understand." -- Frand A. Conard,Administrative Judge of the Family Court, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Division Four, St. Charles, MO
"This book is essential reading for parents and teachers seeking to understand child abuse." -- Howard B. Levy, M.D., Chair, Department of Pediatrics; Director, Pediatric Ecology Program, Columbia Grant Hospital, Chicago, IL; President, International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
"This will be a book I will recommend and hope to implement in our program's educational programs." -- Julie Maire-Turner, M.Ed.,Executive Director, Children's Advocacy Center of St. Louis
About the Author
James A. Monteleone, M.D. is board certified in pediatrics, with a subboard in pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Monteleone received his medical degree from the St. Louis University School of Medicine in 1962, where he now serves as an attending physician and Professor of Pediatrics. Dr. Monteleone is also a noted lecturer and author on the topic of child maltreatment. In addition to his professional responsibilities, Dr. Monteleone serves as the chair or advisor to several area groups devoted to the protection of children, including the Child Abuse Management Committee, Children's Advocacy Center and the St. Louis Child Death Review Board.