Social Work and Family Violence: Theories, Assessment, and Intervention
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Social Work and Family Violence: Theories, Assessment, and Intervention

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To competently serve families, social work students must understand the theories and issues surrounding family violence. This innovative textbook comprehensively discusses three types of family violence: child abuse and maltreatment, intimate partner violence, and elder abuse.

Discussions on assessments and interventions are provided for the adult victims of family violenc

Hardcover, 347 pages
Published February 16th 2010 by Springer Publishing Company (first published February 8th 2010)
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An easy textbook read on IPV. A nice start on learning about IPV
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Joan McClennen, PhD, is a full professor at Missouri State University. Prior to assuming her academic career, Dr. McClennen held counseling and administration positions, for two decades, in areas of child abuse, mental health, and children's services. Following a five-year study, she co-edited A Professional's Guide to Understanding Gay and Lesbian Domestic Violence: Understanding Practice Interve...more
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