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NCJ Number: 156527 Find in a Library
Title: Groupwork With Children of Battered Women: A Practitioner's Manual
Author(s): E Peled; D Davis
Corporate Author: Domestic Abuse Project
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 8
Sponsoring Agency: Domestic Abuse Project
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Sage Publications, Inc
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
Sale Source: Sage Publications, Inc
2455 Teller Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
United States of America
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document lists resources related to family violence.
Abstract: The list includes information clearinghouses on family violence and spouse battering, inventories and annotated bibliographies, and resources related to children's issues and family violence, and at-risk youth. The document also highlights publication of a practitioner's manual on group work with children of battered women. The manual describes how to conduct an initial assessment process for children between the ages of 4 and 12 years, and outlines 10 weekly group sessions for children, with concurrent educational counseling for parents. Another book discussing intervention with children of battered women focuses on living in a violent culture, shelters and domestic violence counseling, child protection services and the criminal justice system, and prevention and education in schools and communities.
Main Term(s): Juveniles
Index Term(s): Children of battered women; Domestic assault; Intervention; Victims of Crime
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