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Good Practice in Working with Victims of Violence

Good Practice in Working with Victims of Violence

Edited by Hazel Kemshall and Jacki Pritchard

Part of the Good Practice in Health, Social Care and Criminal Justice series

Quick Overview

Drawing on the experiences of practitioners from a range of backgrounds, Good Practice in Working with Victims of Violence is a comprehensive study of real or threatened physical violence and its consequences. The book balances this professional expertise with personal accounts of children and adults who have been subjected to violence.
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Paperback / softback
2000, 9.13in x 6.14in / 232mm x 156mm, 320pp
ISBN: 978-1-85302-768-0
$39.95

Description

Drawing on the experiences of practitioners from a range of backgrounds, Good Practice in Working with Victims of Violence is a comprehensive study of real or threatened physical violence and its consequences. The book balances this professional expertise with personal accounts of children and adults who have been subjected to violence, with a view to understanding the emotional and psychological effects of their experiences. A broad spectrum of issues are covered, including:

* working with children who have been subjected to violence

* working with men who were sexually abused in childhood

* workplace bullying

* victims and mediation

* lesbian and gay experiences of crime and violence

* war trauma and the aftermath of violent political division

* violence in prisons.

The contributors analyse the effective delivery of support, assistance and therapy to victims, focusing on practical methods, techniques and skills. The personal accounts also provide a unique perspective. This book is essential reading for all professionals working with victims of violence.

Reviews

'This book offers health and social care professionals theories, and evidences to support their work with abused peopleā€¦. The contributors to this text have presented a comprehensive work on violennce and provides practical help for good practice. I recommend this book to health and social care professionals, users and carers.'
- Journal of Practice Teaching

'The contributors analyse the effective delivery of support, assistance and therapy to victims, focusing on practical methods, techniques and skills. the personal accounts also provide a unique perspective. this book is essential reading for all professionals working with victims of violence.'
- De Politieofficier