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  • Child abuse.,
  • Child welfare -- Canada,
  • Abused children -- Services for.,
  • Human ecology.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 71-81.

Book details

Statementby Irene Sevcik.
SeriesWorking papers on social welfare in Canada -- 12
LC ClassificationsHV713 S47 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination81 p. --
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14235943M

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Fenske, P. Perople in children's lives: Adults who promote resilience in children who have experienced abuse. Bronfenbrenner’s ecological theory is appealing as a conceptual tool for guiding public mental health interventions.

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The authors present a comprehensive assessment framework, addressing the multiple developmental and environmental factors unique to each : Oxford University Press. The four theories relating to child development I chose for discussion are Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Systems Theory, Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development, Vygotsky’s Sociocultural Theory, and Erikson’s Psycho-Social Theory of Development.

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