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Children Exposed to Domestic Violence : Current Issues in Research, Intervention, Prevention, and Policy Development - Peter Jaffe

Children Exposed to Domestic Violence

Current Issues in Research, Intervention, Prevention, and Policy Development

Hardcover Published: 1st January 1999
ISBN: 9780789007858
Number Of Pages: 373

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Discover research from across the United States and around the world on children exposed to domestic violence If you are a member of a helping, medical, or legal profession, Children Exposed to Domestic Violence: Current Issues in Research, Intervention, Prevention, and Policy Development will help you explore research, assessments, interventions, and policy and prevention for children, victims of battering, batterers, and their families. This important book focuses on various aspects of spousal/partner abuse and child maltreatment. Comprehensive and thorough, Children Exposed to Domestic Violence focuses on three major sections: theoretical and research issues, intervention and prevention strategies, and policy development from an international perspective. Some of the important issues you will examine include: exploring the importance of partnerships between the domestic violence front-line workers and researchers at universities addressing the thorny issues of parenting in abused women assessing all areas of children's adjustment as well as their various relationships that may be problematic investigating the results of a quarter century research on men who batter by focusing on the crucial link between exposure to violence in childhood and adult marital behavior understanding the role of physiological and environmental factors as central to the role in domestic violence exploring the challenges faced by shelter staff in providing services to children who accompany their mother to find refuge examining new ideas for primary prevention programs in schools understanding policy and legislative implications of the growing body of literature on the impact of exposure to violence on children Children Exposed to Domestic Violence exemplifies the serious challenges faced by social workers, educators, policymakers, psychologists and others in helping professions working with children who have been exposed to domestic violence. You will gain insight into the vast amount of research that has taken place in the last ten years on this problem that will assist you with creating research ideas, interventions, prevention programs, and policies concerning children exposed to domestic violence.

About the Contributorsp. xiii
Emerging Issues for Children Exposed to Domestic Violencep. 1
Theoretical and Research Issues
Making the Invisible Victims of Violence Against Women Visible Through University/Community Partnershipsp. 9
Trauma and Parenting in Battered Women: An Addition to an Ecological Model of Parentingp. 25
Consider the Children: Research Informing Interventions for Children Exposed to Domestic Violencep. 37
Witnessing Parental Violence as a Traumatic Experience Shaping the Abusive Personalityp. 59
The Neglected Variable of Physiology in Domestic Violencep. 69
Posttraumatic Response and Children Exposed to Parental Violencep. 85
The Relevance of Narrative Research with Children Who Witness War and Children Who Witness Woman Abusep. 107
Intervention and Prevention
Evaluation of the London (Ontario) Community Group Treatment Programme for Children Who Have Witnessed Woman Abusep. 127
Helping Children Who Reside at Shelters for Battered Women: Lessons Learnedp. 147
Assessment and Intervention for PTSD in Children Exposed to Violencep. 161
Mothers and Children Together: A Family Group Treatment Approachp. 185
Child Protection Workers and Battered Women's Advocates Working Together to End Violence Against Women and Childrenp. 207
The Role of Attitudes and Awareness in Anti-Violence Educationp. 221
Policy Development and International Issues
Controversies in Family Preservation Programsp. 239
Aligning with the Battered Woman to Protect Both Mother and Child: Direct Practice and Policy Implicationsp. 253
Innovative Approaches to Child Custody and Domestic Violence in New Zealand: The Effects of Law Reform on the Discourses of Batteringp. 269
A Differentiated Legal Approach to the Effects of Spousal Abuse on Children: A Canadian Contextp. 301
Custody and Visitation Trends in the United States in Domestic Violence Casesp. 329
Collaborating on Family Safety: Challenges for Children's and Women's Advocatesp. 345
Indexp. 359
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ISBN: 9780789007858
ISBN-10: 0789007851
Series: Maltreatment & Trauma, 5
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 373
Published: 1st January 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 15.88  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.76
Edition Number: 1

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