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Violence in the Home: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Karel Kurst-Swanger and Jacqueline L. Petcosky

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165180
eISBN:
9780199864966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165180.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Violence in the home is one of the most damaging and widespread of social problems. It is an issue that cuts across all socioeconomic, racial, ethnic, gender, and age boundaries. Abuse and neglect ... More


Childhood Victimization: Violence, Crime, and Abuse in the Lives of Young People

David Finkelhor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195342857
eISBN:
9780199863631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342857.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This book presents a vision of childhood victimization, one that unifies the conventional subdivisions like child molestation, child abuse, street crime, bullying, and exposure to community violence. ... More


Global Child Welfare and Well-Being

Susan C. Mapp

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195339710
eISBN:
9780199863686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339710.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Across the world, children are the most vulnerable population. The threats to them may vary, but wherever one looks, children are endangered and exploited. Using the Convention on the Rights of the ... More


Exploring the Contested Role of Mandatory Reporting Laws in the Identification of Severe Child Abuse and Neglect

Ben Mathews

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Significant numbers of children are severely abused and neglected by parents and caregivers. Infants and very young children are the most vulnerable and are unable to seek help. Many of these ... More


Social Development, Social Investment, and Child Welfare

AMY CONLEY

in Social Work and Social Development: Theories and Skills for Developmental Social Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732326
eISBN:
9780199863471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732326.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

The American child welfare system has traditionally taken a residual approach to serving families, intervening only in the worst cases of child maltreatment. A number of scathing indictments have ... More


Latent Classification of Physical Abuse as a Predictor of Adolescent Functioning

Charles V. Izzo, Elliot G. Smith, John J. Eckenrode, Paul P. Biemer, and Sharon L. Christ

in Child Welfare and Child Well-Being: New Perspectives From the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398465
eISBN:
9780199863426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398465.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter considers what may be considered the most significant risk factor in a child welfare population: the experience of maltreatment. Historically, the variation among definitions of ... More


Effects of Intimate-Partner Violence on Child Psychopathology

William Gardner, Kelly Kelleher, and Kathleen Pajer

in Child Welfare and Child Well-Being: New Perspectives From the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398465
eISBN:
9780199863426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398465.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter describes the experiences of children who live in families affected by domestic violence. It capitalizes on another unique contribution of NSCAW: information about the vast majority of ... More


Opening Conversations Across Cultural, Gender, and Generational Divides: Family and Community Engagement to Stop Violence Against Women and Children

Joan Pennell and Mimi Kim

in Restorative Justice and Violence Against Women

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335484
eISBN:
9780199864331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335484.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Identities constructed on gender, generation, and culture simultaneously generate rationalizations for violence and feminist praxis for countering women abuse and child maltreatment. This chapter ... More


Causes Of Child Abuse And Neglect

John E. B. Myers

in Child Protection in America: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195169355
eISBN:
9780199893348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169355.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Drawing on the work of leading scholars, this chapter discusses the causes of abuse and neglect. It asks, “Is child abuse in our genes? Is maltreatment an immutable part of human nature?” The chapter ... More


Adolescent Psychopathology and the Developing Brain: Integrating Brain and Prevention Science

Daniel Romer and Elaine F. Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195306255
eISBN:
9780199863914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306255.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

Recent advances in our understanding of the human brain suggest that adolescence is a unique period of development during which both environmental and genetic influences can leave a lasting ... More


The Context of Violence

Todd I. Herrenkohl, Eugene Aisenberg, James Herbert Williams, and Jeffrey M. Jenson

in Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369595
eISBN:
9780199865215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369595.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Chapter 1 frames the scope of the problem and introduces the primary goals of the book. The chapter addresses the overlap in different forms of violence; the intersection of race/ethnicity, culture, ... More


Family Violence and Co-occurring Risk Factors for Children Exposed to Violence

Todd I. Herrenkohl

in Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369595
eISBN:
9780199865215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369595.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Failure to account for overlapping forms of violence and risk within and across settings has contributed to an incomplete and possibly inaccurate understanding of the risk environments in which many ... More


Resilience and Protection from Violence Exposure in Children: Implications for Prevention and Intervention Programs with Vulnerable Populations

Todd I. Herrenkohl

in Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369595
eISBN:
9780199865215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369595.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

As discussed in Chapter 5, there are many high risk environments that expose children to violence. Research on how children and youth in high risk environments overcome the odds of negative outcomes ... More


Infancy and Toddlerhood: Child Development and Maltreatment

Maria Scannapieco and Kelli Connell-Carrick

in Understanding Child Maltreatment: An Ecological and Developmental Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195156782
eISBN:
9780199864164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156782.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter presents the developmental stage of infancy and toddlerhood in the context of development and developmental consequences of child maltreatment. It presents the major developmental ... More


Enhancing Motivation, Strengths, and Skills of Parents in the Child Welfare System

MELINDA HOHMAN, CHRISTINE KLEINPETER, and HILDA LOUGHRAN

in Building Strengths and Skills: A Collaborative Approach to Working with Clients

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195154306
eISBN:
9780199864287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154306.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter describes the use of the strengths- and skill-building model in child welfare settings. This model allows child welfare workers and other helping professionals involved with child ... More


Working With Physical Abuse and Neglect

JACQUELINE CORCORAN, AUDREY JONES, and CHRISTINE ANKERSTJERNE

in Building Strengths and Skills: A Collaborative Approach to Working with Clients

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195154306
eISBN:
9780199864287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154306.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter continues to explore the application of the strengths- and skills-building model to work with parents in the child welfare system. It focuses on physical abuse and neglect. No matter the ... More


Violence in the Home: An Introduction

Karel Kurst-Swanger and Jacqueline L. Petcosky

in Violence in the Home: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165180
eISBN:
9780199864966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165180.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter introduces the reader to the complex phenomenon of family violence. It explores the conceptual framework from which the subject matter is approached and working definitions of family and ... More


A Descriptive Study of Intimate Partner Violence and Child Maltreatment: Implications for Child Welfare Policy

Lynette M. Renner, Kristen Shook Slack, and Lawrence M. Berger

in Child Welfare Research: Advances for Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195304961
eISBN:
9780199863648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304961.003.009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

Using survey and administrative data, this chapter presents analyses of co-occurring intimate partner violence (IPV) and child maltreatment allegations in a sample of current and former welfare ... More


Child Victims: An Introduction

David Finkelhor

in Childhood Victimization: Violence, Crime, and Abuse in the Lives of Young People

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195342857
eISBN:
9780199863631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342857.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Children are arguably the most criminally victimized people in American society. This chapter shows the underappreciated scope of child victimization and suggests some of the reasons why children are ... More


The Juvenile Victim Justice System: A Concept for Helping Victims

David Finkelhor

in Childhood Victimization: Violence, Crime, and Abuse in the Lives of Young People

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195342857
eISBN:
9780199863631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342857.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter proposes the idea for a de facto juvenile victim justice system, a complex set of agencies and institutions that responds to juvenile victims of crime and violence, including both child ... More


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