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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 42 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. 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 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 29th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 1st 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Psychological Trauma and Juvenile Delinquency

    New Directions in Research and Intervention

    Edited by Patricia K. Kerig

    Recent years have seen an explosion of new research dedicated to understanding the link between psychological trauma and juvenile delinquency. Building on the work of the previous decade which uncovered shocking rates of trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress among juvenile justice-involved youth...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  9. International Perspectives on Elder Abuse

    Edited by Amanda Phelan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Elder abuse has been increasingly recognised over the past ten years in many countries and progress has been made in both understanding and addressing the issue. This volume provides a much-needed international overview of the topic. Opening with an examination of what elder abuse is, Amanda Phelan...

    Published March 6th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Social Work and Intimate Partner Violence

    By Mary Allen

    Intimate partner violence is now recognised as a serious human rights abuse and increasingly as an important public health problem with severe consequences for women’s physical, mental and sexual health. Therefore, a comprehensive understanding of intimate partner violence is an essential aspect of...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge