Understanding Domestic Violence and Abuse

Understanding Domestic Violence and Abuse
Goodreads Rating: 4.1
Author: Kelina Cowell
Category: Self Help
Published: February 10th 2014
Language English

Understanding Domestic Violence and Abuse explores the challenges of working effectively in this complex field and offers positive models for practice. You will gain a greater understanding of: • The different types of Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA) • The affects that DVA has on survivors and their children You will learn how to: • Recognise the signs of DVA in adults and children • Respond to concerns • How to talk to victims, assess the situation and take appropriate action. Includes: • Case Studies on all types of DVA • Research from leading DVA charities, Law Enforcement and government polices • Further resources and link’s to leading DVA websites This book is a valuable source of information and ideas on how to work safely and sensitively with adults and children living with domestic violence and is a key reference for social workers, health professionals, teachers or concerned family and friends.

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