Intimate Partner Violence: A Resource for Professionals Working With Children and Families

Intimate Partner Violence: A Resource for Professionals Working With Children and Families

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ISBN-13: 9781936590056
Publisher: STM Learning, Inc.
Publication date: 01/15/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 400
File size: 48 MB
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About the Author

Angelo Giardino is the medical director of Texas Children's Health Plan, a clinical associate professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, and an attending physician for the Texas Children's Hospital's forensic pediatrics service at the Children's Assessment Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Giardino completed his residency and fellowship training in pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Immediately after his fellowship training, Dr. Giardino became the assistant, and then the associate, medical director at Health Partners of Philadelphia, where he had primary responsibility for utilization management, intensive case management, and health care data analysis. He also shared responsibility for the plan's quality improvement program.
Eileen Giardino is a nurse practitioner and an associate professor at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She is the track director of the Family Nurse Practitioner program, teaches both graduate and undergraduate students at the university, and works as a nurse practitioner in Student Health. Dr. Giardino has published in the area of child and adult sexual abuse and currently lectures on the evaluation of intimate partner violence and suspected child abuse to nursing and nurse practitioner students. Dr. Giardino received her BSN and PhD at the University of Pennsylvania, her MSN at Widener University, and Nurse Practitioner Certification in Adult and Family at La Salle University in Philadelphia, where she also received SANE training.

Table of Contents

1. Overview of the Problem
2. Screening and Identification in Health Care Settings
3. Dating Violence Among High School and College Students
4. Intimate Partner Violence and Child Abuse
5. Intervention for Women: Answers to the Question “Why Doesn’t She Just Leave?”
6. The Abused Patient: A Clinical Response Using the Stages of Change Model
7. Children Who Witness Violence: The Specific Problem of Children Who Are Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence
8. The Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Response to Non-Stranger Sexual Assault
9. Social Work Intervention in Intimate Partner Violence
10. Mental Health Aspects of Intimate Partner Violence: Survivors, Professionals, and Systems
11. Domestic Crimes Investigations and Law Enforcement
12. Role of the Intimate Partner Violence Professional in Criminal Prosecution
13. Intimate Partner Violence: Identification, Treatment, and Associations with Men’s Health
14. Fatherhood as a Gateway for Change: Insights from the Fathering After Violence Initiative
15. Looking Ahead: The Public Health Approach to Intimate Partner Violence Prevention

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