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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 45 new and published books in the subject of Violence and Abuse — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Safeguarding, Child Protection and Abuse in Sport

    International Perspectives in Research, Policy and Practice

    Edited by Melanie Lang, Mike Hartill

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    The safeguarding of children and young people participating in sport has become an increasingly prominent concern in policy-making and research communities around the world. Major organisations such as the IOC and UNICEF now officially recognize that children in sport can be at risk of exploitation...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Adolescent Violence in the Home

    Restorative Approaches to Building Healthy, Respectful Family Relationships

    By Gregory Routt, Lily Anderson

    Adolescent Violence in the Home examines a form of violence that has a profound impact on families but is often overlooked and frequently misunderstood: teen aggression and violence toward members of their family—especially parents. Violence in adolescents is often seen as the result of a...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Interrupting Cycles of Early Loss, Trauma and Abuse

    Therapeutic Challenges

    Edited by Toni Heineman

    This volume offers rich and detailed illustrations of the complex emotional needs of the children and parents in vulnerable families. The chapters also highlight the psychological toll that working with at risk groups takes on therapists and others charged with providing care for children and...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Sex Offenders: Punish, Help, Change or Control?

    Theory, Policy and Practice Explored

    Edited by Jo Brayford, Francis Cowe, John Deering

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Sex offending, and in particular child sex offending, is a complex area for policy makers, theorists and practitioners. A focus on punishment has reinforced sex offending as a problem that is essentially ‘other’ to society and discourages engagement with the real scale and scope of sexual offending...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Contested Issues in the Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse

    A Response to Questions Raised in Kuehnle and Connell's Edited Volume

    Edited by Kathleen Coulborn Faller, Mark D. Everson

    This book represents a significant contribution to the highly contested debate surrounding how allegations of child sexual abuse should be evaluated. Despite decades of substantial research in this sensitive area, professional consensus remains elusive. A particular source of contention is the...

    Published February 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Choosing Nonviolence

    A Homework Manual for Women's Groups

    By Kevin A. Fall, Shareen Howard, Steven M. Vestal

    As mental-health professionals see increasing numbers of women arrested for domestic violence, the need for effective resources also increases. Choosing Nonviolence fills this void, providing an interactive and comprehensive treatment tool. If you are a group leader, Choosing Nonviolence will...

    Published February 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Using Trauma-Focused Therapy Stories

    Interventions for Therapists, Children, and Their Caregivers

    By Pat Pernicano

    Using Trauma-Focused Therapy Stories is a groundbreaking treatment resource for trauma-informed therapists who work with abused and neglected children ages nine years and older as well as their caregivers. The therapy stories are perfect accompaniments to evidence-based treatment approaches and...

    Published January 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Global Perspectives on Dissociative Disorders

    Individual and Societal Oppression

    Edited by Vedat Sar, Warwick Middleton, Martin Dorahy

    Dissociative disorders are one of the psychiatric consequences of childhood psychological trauma. While oppression is an aspect of traumatic conditions, dissociation undermines resistance to oppression throughout a person’s lifespan. Neither oppression nor dissociation are restricted to particular...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Caregiver Substance Use and Child Trauma

    Implications for Social Work Research and Practice

    Edited by Michele Staton-Tindall, Ginny Sprang, Lala Straussner

    Research has consistently shown that there is a link between caregiver substance use and child maltreatment, but less attention has been given to child trauma exposure. The co-occurrence of caregiver substance misuse and child trauma exposure is a prevailing problem that has confounded social work...

    Published August 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Progressive Counting Within a Phase Model of Trauma-Informed Treatment

    By Ricky Greenwald

    Clinicians recognize trauma and loss as a prominent source of clients' problems. Progressive counting is a significant advance in trauma treatment because it is about as efficient, effective, and well-tolerated as EMDR while being far simpler for therapists to master and do well. PC's value has...

    Published May 13th 2013 by Routledge