Primarily drawing upon experiences from England, this chapter provides a critical appraisal of the public health approach to child protection in terms of the implications for: secondary prevention and cost; problem specificity; screening and the identification of cases; and surveillance, confidentiality and civil liberties.
|Title of host publication||Re-visioning Public Health Approaches to Protecting Children|
|Editors||Bob Lonne, Deb Scott, Daryl Higgins, Todd Herrenkohl|
|Place of Publication||Switzerland|
|Number of pages||14|
|Publication status||Published - 15 May 2019|
|Name||Child Maltreatment: Contemporary Issues in Research and Policy|
Parton, N. (2019). 'Changing and Competing Conceptions of Risk and Their Implications for Public Health Approaches to Child Protection'. In B. Lonne, D. Scott, D. Higgins, & T. Herrenkohl (Eds.), Re-visioning Public Health Approaches to Protecting Children (pp. 65-78). (Child Maltreatment: Contemporary Issues in Research and Policy; No. 9). Switzerland.