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Domestic Violence and Child Protection: Directions for Good Practice


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How do you respond simultaneously to the needs of adults experiencing domestic violence and the specific needs of their children? Domestic Violence and Child Protection explores the challenges of working effectively in this complex field and offers positive models for practice. Leading practitioners and researchers outline the essential...

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Introduction / Cathy Humphreys and Nicky Stanley — Part one: Defining the issue and setting the scene — Chapter 1: Relevant evidence for practice / Catherine Humphreys — Chapter 2: Multi-agency and multi-disciplinary work: barriers and opportunities / Cathy Humphreys and Nicky Stanley — Part two: Children's views and needs — Chapter 3: What children tell us: 'He said he was going to kill our mum' / Audrey Mullender — Chapter 4: Prevention programmes for children and young people / Jane Ellis, Nicky Stanley and Jo Bell — Chapter 5: Listen louder: working with children and young people / Claire Houghton — Part three: Protecting women and children — Chapter 6: Asking about domestic violence — implications for practice / Marianne Hester — Chapter 7: 'Point of contact' front-line workers responding to children living with domestic violence / Jan Breckenridge and Claire Ralfs — Chapter 8: Using research to develop practice in child protection and child care / Elaine Farmer — Chapter 9: Damned if you do and damned if you don't? The contradictions between private and public law / Christine Harrison — Chapter 10: Child abuse and domestic violence in the context of parental separation and divorce: New models of intervention / Thea Brown — Part four: Working with perpetrators — Chapter 11: Domestic abuse risk assessment and safety planning in child protection — assessing perpetrators / Lorraine Radford, Neil Blacklock and Kate Iwi — Chapter 12: Are men who use violence against their partners and children good enough fathers? The need for an integrated child perspective in treatment work with men / Marius R

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Directions for Good Practice
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Health and Self-Help » Abuse » General
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History and Social Science » Sociology » Children and Family
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