Social work and intimate partner violence / 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...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Allen, Mary (Social worker)
Format: eBook
Published: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • What causes intimate partner violence?
  • Gender symmetry and the process of leaving abusive relationships
  • Resistance responses to abuse and understanding assessment instruments
  • Emergency and longer term interventions
  • Interventions in a medical, midwifery and mental health setting
  • Women with special needs
  • Domestic violence and child protection
  • Perpetrators programmes.