Social Work and Family Violence Theories, Assessment, and Intervention

ISBN-10: 0826111327

ISBN-13: 9780826111326

Edition: 2009

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Description: Having the knowledge and skills to competently provide intervention with families regardless of the type of violence they are experiencing (child abuse, domestic violence, or elder abuse) can be a daunting task. This book is intended to assist social work students in graduate or undergraduate courses to better understand the theories and practical issues surrounding family violence. "Social Worker and Family Violence "is innovative by virtue of its breadth and depth of information and insight specifically concerning family violence. The book is also comprehensive, including investigatory procedures of protective services workers, risk assessments used in investigations, specific questions for approaching victims and perpetrators, and the ethical dilemmas of mandated reporting.

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List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.024
Language: English

Introduction to Family Violence
Categories of Family Violence
Family Health Perspective
Family Violence and the NASW Code of Ethics
Social Workers and Family Violence
Introduction to Child Maltreatment
Theoretical Perspectives of Child Maltreatment
Brief Historical Time Line of Child Welfare Policies
Other Child Welfare Agencies
Other Policies That Affect Child Welfare
Definitions and Types of Child Maltreatment
Prevalence of Child Maltreatment
Identifying and Investigating Child Maltreatment
Identifying Child Maltreatment
Reporting Child Maltreatment
Legal and Ethical Issues in Reporting
Investigation and Child Protective Services
The Criminal Justice System and Child Maltreatment
Government Branches and Laws
The Criminal Justice System
Other Professional Roles in Child Maltreatment
Issues in Child Interviewing
Testifying in Court
Consequences of Child Maltreatment and Continuum of Care
Consequences of Child Maltreatment
Symptoms Exhibited by Maltreated Children
Services for Maltreated Children
Children in Foster Care
Assessment and Intervention in Child Maltreatment
Assessments of Maltreated Children
Interventions With Maltreated Children
Additional Interventions With Maltreated Children
Adult Survivors of Childhood Maltreatment
Introduction to Intimate Partner Violence
IPV Defined
Prominent Theoretical Perspectives on IPV
Brief History of IPV Laws and Policies
Types of IPV
Prevalence and Incidence of IPV
Financial Costs of IPV
Dynamics of Intimate Partner Violence
Power and Control
Cycle of Violence
Learned Helplessness
The Battered Woman Syndrome
Why Victims Stay
The Criminal Justice System and Intimate Partner Violence
Orders of Protection
Mandatory Arrest
No-Drop Policies
Effectiveness of IPV Policies
Roles of Social Workers
Assessment and Intervention With Victims of Intimate Partner Violence
Engaging the Client
Planning/Contracting With the Client
Implementation and Intervention
Social Workers' Professional Use of Self
Child Witnesses of intimate Partner Violence
Child Abuse and IPV
The Impact on Child Witnesses
Impact by Children's Age
Social Workers in Child Abuse and Partner Violence Systems
Assessment of Child Witnesses
Intervention With Child Witnesses
Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Violence
Characteristics of Perpetrators
Causal Theories and IPV
Typologies of Perpetrators
Assessment With IPV Perpetrators
Intervention/Treatment for Perpetrators
Program Evaluation
Intimate Partner Violence Among Diverse and At-Risk Populations
Women, Welfare, and IPV
Older Battered Women
Rural Women and IPV
Female Perpetrators of Violence
Persons With Disabilities and IPV
Culture and IPV
Same Gender-Oriented Partner Abuse
Introduction to Elder Abuse
Elder Abuse Defined
Types of Elder Abuse
Prevalence of Elder Abuse
Theories of Elder Abuse
Key Legislation for Elders and Elder Abuse
Identifying and Investigating Elder Abuse
Risk Factors
Assessing Elder Abuse
Reporting Elder Abuse
Adult Protective Services
Criminal Justice System
Elder Abuse Assessment and Intervention
Caregiver Interventions
Prevention of Family Violence
Preventing Child Maltreatment
Preventing Intimate Partner Violence
Preventing Elder Abuse
Child Protective Services by State
Adult Protective Services Hotline Numbers by State
Prevention Programs
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