Numerous publications have reported on the long-term negative consequences of child maltreatment. However, researchers have also observed that there are children who appear resilient and do not display problem behaviors despite facing considerable adversity or trauma in childhood. Resilience Among Victims of Child Maltreatment covers a wide variety of issues related to resilience in victims of child maltreatment across the lifespan. The literature covered comes from a variety of disciplines including psychology, psychiatry, social work, nursing, and education. The publications listed are books, book chapters, and journal articles published in English, 1982-2013. Links to unrestricted publications are provided. This bibliography is located in CALiO under the Evidence Based Practice in the Professional Bibliographies section under the number 27.
The NCAC Professional Bibliographies series provides guides to the literature for practitioners working with children and adolescents who have been sexually, emotionally or physically abused. New bibliographies are added to this website on an irregular basis, as they are completed.
These bibliographies provide references with abstracts to selected publications on the topic. Journal articles, books, chapters, and other publications that are reasonably available appear in the lists. In most cases, dissertations and audiovisual materials are not included.