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NCJ Number: 114274 Find in a Library
Title: Family Violence in the Deaf Community
Corporate Author: Gallaudet College
United States of America

St. Paul-Ramsey Medical Ctr
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Mental Health Hearing Impaired Program
United St

University of Minnesota
Continuing Medical Education
United States of America

University of Minnesota
Continuing Nursing Education
United States of America
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 165
Sponsoring Agency: Gallaudet College
Washington, DC 20002
St. Paul-Ramsey Medical Ctr

University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This looseleaf binder presents background materials, reprints of journal articles, and the agenda and presentation outlines for a seminar focusing on family violence in the deaf community.
Abstract: Issues considered included historical perspectives on family violence, legal and social issues related to spouse abuse and child abuse, intervention issues, and the role of alcoholism and polydrug abuse. Specific factors related to violence and abuse in the deaf community, abuse and neglect of deaf children by hearing parents, abuse by deaf parents, and considerations for case management. Presentation also focused on behavioral signs of abuse in young children, intervening techniques, intervention strategies, and therapy techniques. Included in the packet are case examples, a booklet describing selected child abuse information and resources, and a brochure describing the National Center for Law and the Deaf, 119 references.
Main Term(s): Persons with physical disabilities
Index Term(s): Child abuse detection; Child abuse situation remedies; Communications; Domestic assault; Spouse abuse detection
Note: Materials from seminar in San Francisco on November 30-December 1, 1984
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