Enter your mobile number below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
Getting the download link through email is temporarily not available. Please check back later.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

A Parent's & Teacher's Handbook on Identifying and Preventing Child Abuse 1st Edition

5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
ISBN-13: 978-1878060273
ISBN-10: 1878060279
Why is ISBN important?
This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work.
Scan an ISBN with your phone
Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare prices.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Buy used
Condition: Used: Like New
Comment: .
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
27 Used from $0.01
FREE Shipping on orders over $25.
More Buying Choices
10 New from $1.99 27 Used from $0.01
Free Two-Day Shipping for College Students with Prime Student Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student

Featured titles on Prisons and Justice System
Handcuffed: What Holds Policing Back, and the Keys to Reform
Handcuffed: What Holds Policing Back, and the Keys to Reform
Handcuffed: What Holds Policing Back, and the Keys to Reform
click to open popover

Editorial Reviews


"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.

New York Times best sellers
Browse the New York Times best sellers in popular categories like Fiction, Nonfiction, Picture Books and more. See more

Product Details

  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: G. W. Medical Publishing, Inc.; 1 edition (December 1, 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1878060279
  • ISBN-13: 978-1878060273
  • Product Dimensions: 10 x 7 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,533,247 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Customer Reviews

5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Paperback
This book is "must" reading for anyone who has children or who is working with children. Written in a clear, concise style, the book is an easy reference to determining IF you are seeing child abuse symptoms, and HOW to deal with the situation if child abuse is present. Written by an M.D., the author is well qualified to show examples of "abuse" wounds versus regular scrapes and bruises a child would suffer. There are excellent drawings to illustrate those areas of the body which would show physical or sexual abuse. Not only is this an excellent reference for detecting abuse, this book gives the reader good advice on how to deal with the situation, who to contact, how to verify what you are suspecting, etc. I found this book to be the best reference document yet on understanding this most sensitive subject.
Comment 5 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Pages with Related Products. See and discover other items: forensic science