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Abuse in the Jewish Community
Abuse in the Jewish Community

Abuse in the Jewish Community

Religious and Communal Factors that Undermine the Apprehension of Offenders and the Treatment of Victims


141 Pages, 6.7 x 9.5

Formats: Cloth, Mobipocket, EPUB, PDF

Cloth, $23.95 (US $23.95) (CA $28.95)

Publication Date: November 2011

ISBN 9789655240641

Rights: WOR

Urim Publications (Nov 2011)


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In this guide, psychologist Michael Salamon offers definitions of abuse and describes signs that should indicate to parents, teachers, and school officials that abuse might be occurring. Basic information about available methods of treatment is provided and the unique cultural conditions in the Orthodox Jewish community that make prevention and treatment so difficult is discussed.

Author Biography

Michael J. Salamon, PhD, is the founder and director of the Adult Developmental Center, Inc. (ADC), a comprehensive psychological consulting practice in Hewlett, New York. The ADC specializes in substance abuse and alcoholism counseling; crisis management; child, family, and marital counseling; and gerontology. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association as well as of the Gerontological Society of America’s Behavioral and Social Sciences Section.