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Title Domestic violence and child protection : directions for good practice / edited by Cathy Humphreys and Nicky Stanley
Published London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (224 pages)
Contents Relevant evidence for practice / Catherine Humphreys -- Multi-agency and multi-disciplinary work: barriers and opportunities / Cathy Humphreys and Nicky Stanley -- What children tell us : "He said he was going to kill our mum" / Audrey Mullender -- Prevention programmes for children and young people in the UK / Jane Ellis, Nicky Stanley, and Jo Bell -- Listen louder : working with children and young people / Claire Houghton -- Asking about domestic violence: implications for practice / Marianne Hester -- "Point of contact" front-line workers responding to children living with domestic violence / Jan Breckenridge and Claire Ralfs -- Using research to develop practice in child protection and child care / Elaine Farmer -- Damned if you do and damned if you don't? : the contradictions between private and public law / Christine Harrison -- Child abuse and domestic violence in the context of parental separation and divorce : new models of intervention / Thea Brown
Summary 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 safety considerations for children, adult victims and child protection workers, and stress the importance of children's experiences, using children's own words to describe their diverse needs. The contributors offer examples of good practice in prevention
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Child abuse -- Great Britain.
Child welfare -- Great Britain.
Children of abused wives -- Great Britain.
Family social work -- Great Britain.
Family violence -- Great Britain.
Social work with children -- Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
Author Humphreys, Catherine.
Stanley, Nicky, 1955-
LC no. 2005037573
ISBN 1280566299
1846424763 (electronic bk.)
1846424771 (electronic bk.)
9781280566295
9781846424762 (electronic bk.)
9781846424779 (electronic bk.)