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Title: TREATMENT OF FAMILIES EXHIBITING VIOLENCE TOWARD CHILDREN - A MULTIDISCIPLINARY BI-COUNTY CHILD ABUSE TREATMENT AND PREVENTION PROGRAM
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Lehigh University
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 54
Sponsoring Agency: Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA 18015
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Pennsylvania Dept of Public Welfare
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: REPORT OF A TREATMENT PROGRAM FOR ABUSIVE PARENTS THAT IS OPERATING IN LEHIGH AND NORTHAMPTON COUNTIES, PENNSYLVANIA.
Abstract: ALTHOUGH THE CORE OF THE TREATMENT PLAN IS GROUP THERAPY, OTHER SUPPORTIVE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED. SERVICES OFFERED IN BOTH COUNTIES INCLUDE CASE WORK SERVICES, GROUP THERAPY, FAMILY THERAPY, INDIVIDUAL THERAPY, PARENT EDUCATION, AND EVALUATION OF THE COUNSELING SERVICES PROVIDED. THIS INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAM INCLUDES PROFESSIONALS FROM THE FIELDS OF MEDICINE, CASEWORK, NURSING, PSYCHOLOGY, AND SOCIOLOGY. THE FIRST PART OF THIS REPORT DESCRIBES THE SERVICE PROGRAM AND COMMENTS ON THE RESEARCH AND EVALUATION INVOLVED. THE REMAINDER OF THE TEXT PROVIDES INFORMATION DRAWN FROM THE FORMAL CITATIONS FOR ABUSE DURING THE PERIOD FROM 1967 TO 1975. STATISTICS CONCERNING THESE CASES OF ABUSE ARE PRESENTED IN TABULAR FORM. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)...KAP
Index Term(s): Child abuse; Counseling; Crisis intervention; Family counseling; Family offenses; Group therapy; Services; Treatment
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