Stopping Domestic Violence: How a Community Can Prevent Spousal Abuse / Edition 1

Stopping Domestic Violence: How a Community Can Prevent Spousal Abuse / Edition 1

by Pamela J. Jenkins, Barbara Parmer Davidson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306464829

ISBN-13: 9780306464829

Pub. Date: 04/30/2001

Publisher: Springer US

This volume examines models of collaboration between personnel in social service agencies, women's centers, domestic violence programs, medical and mental health settings, and law enforcement. Techniques are detailed that allow knowledge about domestic violence and primary prevention to be integrated into a community response by all those involved. It is an

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Overview

This volume examines models of collaboration between personnel in social service agencies, women's centers, domestic violence programs, medical and mental health settings, and law enforcement. Techniques are detailed that allow knowledge about domestic violence and primary prevention to be integrated into a community response by all those involved. It is an excellent resource for educators, social workers, public health professionals, clinicians, medical and mental health professionals, and law enforcement personnel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306464829
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
04/30/2001
Series:
Prevention in Practice Library Series
Edition description:
2001
Pages:
124
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.01(d)

Table of Contents

1. Domestic Violence: The Players. 2. Cops and the Community. 3. Domestic Violence, Perception, and Decision-Making. 4. Why Does Domestic Violence Happen? 5. What Do We Know about Domestic Violence? 6. When Victims Ask for Help? 7. Prevention And Community: Where do we go for help? References.

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