Introduces the concepts of child advocacy with an emphasis on the public service professional's role in identifying and managing situations involving child abuse and neglect. Provides an overview of the field of child advocacy, and explores the role of child advocate in different professions as well as ethical, legal, and professional responsibilities. Takes a multi-disciplinary team approach to examining family problems related to poverty, drug abuse, and violence. Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are examined.
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