101285: Violent Young Children

About the Course:

This text uncovers and examines the increase in sexual and violent crimes committed by children under the age of twelve. It gives diagnostic and demographic information for students who may work with violent children. This text will provide anyone who works with child, adolescent, and adult violence insight to the early signs of violence in children and how the proper diagnosis and treatment can help prevent the continuation of violence


Pearson Education Inc.

Publication Date:

2004 Edition


Morley Glicken, MSW, MPA, DSW

About the Author:

Dr. Glicken is the former Dean of the Worden School of Social Service in San Antonio, California, the founding director of the Master of Social Work Department at California State University, San Bernardino, and the past former Executive Director of Jewish Family Service of Greater Tucson.

Dr. Glicken received his bachelor’s degree in Social Work with a minor in Psychology from the University of North Dakota. He holds a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Washington, Seattle, and the Master of Public Administration and Doctor of Social Work degrees from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Fraternity.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about violent young children. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. List demographics of early violence in children under the age of 18 and define differences between male versus female violence rates.

  2. Explore school violence and explain reasons for gang influences in children.

  3. Describe the strong relationship between child abuse and early-onset

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