Child Health and Human Development Yearbook 2009


Editor: Joav Merrick (Ministry of Social Affairs, Jerusalem, Israel, and others)

Series: Health and Human Development (Edited Series)

The early years in the life of a child are critical for cognitive, social and emotional development. It is therefore important that we make sure that children grow up in an environment where their social, emotional and educational needs are met. Children who grow up in an environment where their developmental needs are not met are at risk for compromised health, well-being and sometimes developmental delays. Society must therefore work to ensure that children develop in safe, loving and secure environments. This yearbook compiles the work done in 2009 with a broad research agenda on a global basis, addressing questions ranging from policy to practice, and spanning the developmental spectrum from human genetics, infancy and early childhood, to adolescence and adulthood.

Table of Contents

Section One – Child Maltreatment pp, 1-2

Chapter 1. SafeCare®: Towards wide-scale implementation of a child maltreatment prevention program
(John R. Lutzker and Anna Edwards, Marcus Institute and Emory University School of Medicine, Altanta, GA and others) pp, 3-14

Chapter 2. Affirming diversity: Multi-cultural collaboration to deliver the incredible year’s parent programs
(Carolyn Webster-Stratton, University of Washington, Seattle, USA) pp, 15-34

Chapter 3. Science-to-practice: Adapting an evidence based child trauma treatment for American Indian and Alaska Native populations
(Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, Dept. of Pediatrics, University of Oklahoma, USA) pp, 35-48

Chapter 4. A view from the top: Executive and management challenges in a statewide implementation of an evidence based practice to reduce child neglect
(Lawrence A. Palinkas and Gregory A. Aarons, School of Social Work, University of Southern California, USA and others) pp, 49-60

Chapter 5. Attributions, parental anger and risk of maltreatment
(Aileen M. Pidgeon and Matthew R. Sanders, Bond University, Queensland, Australia) pp, 61-76

Chapter 6 .The effects of project SafeCare® on the parenting skills of a mother with an intellectual disability
(Jennifer Crockett and Olivia Hird, Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA) pp, 77-88

Section Two – Rural Child Health pp, 89-90

Chapter 7. Next steps in the logic of consumer-led self-management: Translating chronic condition self-management programmes (CCSM) into lifestyle management programmes for young people
(Peter W. Harvey and Jessica Staker, The University of Adelaide, South Australia) pp, 91-98

Chapter 8. Consultation liaison child psychiatry: A valuable resource for rural areas
(Helen J. Stain and Brian Kelly, University of Newcastle, Orange, Austalia) pp, 99-106

Chapter 9. Following the policy pathway: The impact of policy processes on children’s access to healthcare in rural Australia
(Julaine Allan, Patrick Ball and Margaret Alston,Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Austalia) pp, 107-118

Chapter 10. How rural schools support the early years
(Susan Johns, University of Tasmania, Australia) pp, 119-130

Chapter 11. Childhood immunization coverage and correlates for low vaccine uptake in Ungogo, northern Nigeria
Zubairu Iliyasu, Isa S Abubakar, Mohammed Kabir, Faisal Shuaib and (Muktar H. Aliyu, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Bayero University Kano, Nigeria and others) pp, 131-142

Chapter 12. Assessing the impact of a mobile family resource service for parents and young children
(John Guenther and Margaret Arvier, University of Tasmania, Burnie, Tasmania, Australia) pp, 143-152

Chapter 13. Female genital cutting: Its perception and practice in Igbo-Ora community, Nigeria
(Daniel Adeyinka, Olanrewaju Oladimeji and Chris Aimakhu, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria and others) pp, 153-162

Chapter 14. Pattern of dermatological disorders among adolescents in suburban rural school in South India
(Ganapathy Kalaiselvan and Kaliaperumal Karthikeyan, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College, Kalitheerthalkuppam, Pondicherry, India) pp, 163-168

Chapter 15. Home environment as a determinant of psychological hardiness among creative Indian adolescents in urban and rural areas
(Jagpreet Kaur and Kulwinder Singh, Dept. of Education, Punjabi University, Patiala, India) pp, 169-184

Chapter 16. Self treatment and use of health services among children under 5 years of age in a rural district in Vietnam
(Le Thi Hoan, Nguyen Thi Thu and Peter Allebeck, Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam and others) pp, 185-194

Chapter 17. Bedouins of the Negev: Ethnicity and ethnic identity among Bedouin adolescents in Israel
(Salman Elbedour, Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie, Qun G. Jiao, Aref Abu-Rabia, Mohammed Morad and Joav Merrick, Howard University, Washington, DC, USA and others) pp, 195-218

Chapter 18. Parents’ perception about unintentional childhood injuries and its prevention in rural Bangladesh: a qualitative study in a local community
(Salim Mahmud Chowdhury, Mohammed A. Halim, Leif Svanström, Lars-Gunnar Hörte, Ross Cox and Fazlur Rahman, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden and others) pp, 219-228

Chapter 19. Impact of poor quality of life on adolescents in rural Kentucky: A brief report
(Hatim A. Omar, Søren Ventegodt and Joav Merrick, Kentucky Children’s Hospital, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA and others) pp, 229-232

Chapter 20. A pair of dizygotic twins born to two carrier families of sickle cell disease in scheduled caste communities of Orissa, India
(Ranbir S. Balgir, Regional Medical Research Center, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India) pp, 233-234

Section Three – Child Abuse and Neglect pp, 241-242

Chapter 21. Child protection in Pakistan
(Tufail Muhammad, Pakistan Pediatric Association, Hyatabd, Peshawar, Pakistan) pp, 243-246

Chapter 22. Child protection in Brazil: Challenges and opportunities
(Victoria G. Lidchi, Daisy Veiga and Evelyn Eisenstein, The Noos Institute and the Centre of Integrated Studies of Infancy Adolescence and Health, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) pp, 247-258

Chapter 23. Child protection in France
(Gaby Taub, Children’s Ombudsman of France, Paris) pp, 259-266

Chapter 24. Child maltreatment in Argentina
(Irene Intebi, Private Practice, Buenos Aires, Argentina) pp, 267-274

Chapter 25. Child protection systems in Turkey
(Figen Sahin and Ufuk Beyazova, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine and University of Child Protection Center, Ankara, Turkey) pp, 275-284

Chapter 26. A snap-shot of child protection systems in Australia
(Richard Roylance, Dept. of Pediatrics, Logan Hospital and School of Medicine, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia) pp, 285-300

Chapter 27. Child protection in the Philippines
(Bernadette J. Madrid, Philipine General Hospital, University of the Philipines, Manila) pp, 301-308

Chapter 28. Child maltreatment in Russia
(Tatiana N. Balachova, Barbara L. Bonner and Irina A. Alexeeva, Dept. of Pediatrics, University of Oklahoma, USA and others) pp, 309-320

Chapter 29. Child protection in Lebanon. Society and strategy: More than one?
(Bernard Gerbaka, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Hotel Dieu de France Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon) pp, 321-328

Chapter 30. From protected object to lawful subject. Practical applications of the Belgian model of child protectection
(Peter Adriaenssen, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Catholic University, Leuven, Belgium) pp, 329-342

Chapter 31. Child welfare in the USA: In theory and practice
(Howard Dubowitz and Diane DePanfilis, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA) pp, 343-352

Chapter 32. Child protection in Israel
(Rachel Szabo-Lael and Tamar Zemach-Marom, Engelberg Center for Children and Youth, Jerusalem, Israel and others) pp, 353- 362

Chapter 33. Child protection in South Africa
(Joan van Nieker, Childline South Africa, Durban) pp, 363-372

Chapter 34. Protecting children from abuse and neglect in England
(Jenny Gray, Dept. for Children, Schools and Families, Sanctuary Buildings, London, England) pp, 373-384

Chapter 35. Child protection: Scenario in India
(Sibnath Deb, Dept. of Applied Psychology, Calcutta University, India) pp, 385-398

Chapter 36. Child protection system in Hong Kong
(Patricia LS Ip, United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong, China) pp, 399-408

Chapter 37. An overview of the child welfare systems in Canada
(Pamela Gough, Aron Shlonsky and Peter Dudding, University of Toronto, Canada) pp, 409-428

Chapter 38. Child welfare in Egypt: Introducing a new, rights-based approach to protect children
(Moushira Khattab, Minister of Family and Population, Cairo, Eqypt) pp, 429-438

Chapter 39. Child protection in Norway: Challenges and opportunities
(Elisabeth Backe-Hansen and Tine K. Jensen, Norwegian Center for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies, Oslo, Norway) pp, 439-446

Section Four – Conflict and Harmony pp, 447-448

Chapter 40. Engaging early in children’s needs through the common assessment framework (CAF): New challenges for practice in England and Wales.
(Andrew Pithouse, Karen Broadhurst, Chris Hall, Sue Peckover and Sue White, Cardiff University and others) pp, 449-458

Chapter 41. Adventure-based counselling (ABC) approach: Working with young people in a world of conflicts
(Francis Wing-Lin Lee, University of Hong Kong, PRC) pp, 459-464

Chapter 42. Research practice: CHOICE program. A group work intervention with youth and their parents
(Peace YJ Wong and Lee Seng Meng, National University of Singapore) pp, 465-478

Chapter 43. Intervention in the growth of the students in an earthquake-stricken area from the resilience perspective
(Tian Guoxiu and Jiang Jianmei, College of Political Science and Law, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China) pp, 479-488

Chapter 44. “I am ready”: A program to help the child witness prepare for court
(Ya-Hua Yang, Chia-Lin Yu and Tsung-Chieh Ma, Good Shepherd Social Welfare Service and Soochow University, Taiwan) pp, 489-494

Chapter 45. Foster care and disability care: A mutual context of understanding
(Timothy Broady and Gerard Stoyles, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia) pp, 495-506

Chapter 46. A world of conflict. Service for people with intellectual disability in Israel in the midst of many conflicts
(Joav Merrick, Shoshanah Aspler and Chai Aminadav, National Institute of Child , USA and others) pp, 507-516

Chapter 47. Influences of family and peer on amphetamine use behaviors in Thailand and implication for counseling
(Nanta Sooraksa, Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand) pp, 517-528

Chapter 48. Characteristics of peer mentors among school and university students in Malaysia
(Haizan binti Mohd Taha, Mohd Ariff bin Ahmad Tarmizi and Fauziah Hanim binti Abdul Jalal, Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Putrajaya, Malaysia and others) pp, 529-534

Chapter 49. In the name of justice: The indigenous account for the father-son conflict in Asian-Chinese families
(Simon Chan, Hong Kong Baptist University) pp, 535-546

Chapter 50. Multidisciplinary involvement in treating adolescents with sexual behavior problems: Research steps of canonical analysis
(Barbara J. Brandes and Monit Cheung, University of Houston, Texas, USA) pp, 547-562

Section Five – Acknowledgments pp, 563-564

Chapter 51. About the editor pp, 565-566

Chapter 52. About the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development pp, 567-570

Section Six – Index pp, 571-600

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