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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Strengthening Systems to Prevent Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence

    Edited by Pat Conway, Pamela J. Cox, Patricia G. Cook-Craig, Sandra Ortega, Theresa Armstead

    Over the past 25 years, developing coordinated responses to intimate partner violence and sexual violence has improved both perpetrator accountability, and victim safety and self-determination. However, preventing intimate partner violence and sexual violence from occurring is beyond the ability of...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Community Mental Health

    Challenges for the 21st Century, Second Edition

    Edited by Jessica Rosenberg, Samuel Rosenberg

    The first edition of Community Mental Health quickly established itself as one of the most comprehensive and timely books about mental health practice in community settings. Readers will find that this new edition is also on the leading edge of the field, providing the most up-to-date research and...

    Published August 24th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Understanding and Preventing Online Sexual Exploitation of Children

    Edited by Ethel Quayle, Kurt M. Ribisl

    Over the last decade there has been dramatically increased interest in the ways that technology has been used in the abuse and exploitation of children, due in part to increasing numbers of convictions for child pornography-related offenses. Opinion swings between those who feel that there is a...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Alternatives to Domestic Violence

    A Homework Manual for Battering Intervention Groups, Third Edition

    By Kevin A. Fall, Kevin A. Fall, Shareen Howard, Shareen Howard

    Created to be used as a workbook by men in domestic violence group counseling, this book presents a solid, interactive, and comprehensive treatment tool. If you are a group leader, this guide will provide you with a supplement to your group instruction. Like the previous editions, it is designed...

    Published October 16th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse

    Tackling the Health and Mental Health Effects

    By Catherine Itzin, Ann Taket, Sarah Barter-Godfrey

    Domestic violence, childhood sexual abuse, rape and sexual assault, and sexual exploitation through prostitution, pornography and trafficking can have many significant adverse impacts on a survivor’s health and wellbeing, in the short, medium and long-term. Taking a life-course approach, the book...

    Published September 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  8. Understanding and Addressing Adult Sexual Attraction to Children

    A Study of Paedophiles in Contemporary Society

    By Sarah D. Goode

    Paedophiles exist and we must develop ways of living with this fact whilst ensuring that children are kept safe. This ground-breaking book demystifies the field of adult sexual attraction to children, countering the emotionality surrounding the topic of paedophilia in the popular media by careful...

    Published July 5th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Violence and Abuse Issues

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives for Health and Social Services

    By Lee Ann Hoff

    After centuries of being considered a private matter in most societies, violence and its profound effect on the physical health, mental health, and social well-being of victims and their families, as well as on the assailants themselves, has started to take centre stage as a public issue of...

    Published June 28th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Surviving and Moving On

    Self Help for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

    By Kim McGregor

    This book is essential reading for any survivor of child sexual abuse, female or male. Many survivors of sexual abuse have not always been believed or supported through their developmental years. They have had to cope on their own, dealing with the aftermath of the abuse in whatever ways they could...

    Published December 31st 2008 by Willan