Social Work: Violence and Abuse

  • Child Welfare: Perspectives from Social Work book cover

    Child Welfare

    Perspectives from Social Work

    By Kathryn Krase, Tobi Delong-Hamilton

    Child Welfare is comprehensive text for child welfare courses taught from a social work perspective. This textbook provides a single source for all material necessary to providing a contextual child welfare course. The material in this text is designed to meet the needs of social work students…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Wisdom, Attachment, and Love in Trauma Therapy: Beyond Evidence-Based Practice book cover

    Wisdom, Attachment, and Love in Trauma Therapy

    Beyond Evidence-Based Practice

    By Susan Pease Banitt

    Wisdom, Attachment, and Love in Trauma Therapy focuses on the creation of the therapist as healing presence rather than technique administrator—in other words, how to be rather than what to do. Trauma survivors need wise therapists who practice with the union of intellect, knowledge, and intuition.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Innocence Destroyed: A Study of Child Sexual Abuse book cover

    Innocence Destroyed

    A Study of Child Sexual Abuse

    By Jean Renvoize

    How common is child sexual abuse? How can victims and abusers best be treated? In Innocence Destroyed, originally published in 1993, Jean Renvoize uses interviews with victims and with experienced professionals, as well as new data from Britain, North America and Australia, to give a clear picture…

    Paperback – 2018-06-27 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • It's My Life Now: Starting Over After an Abusive Relationship book cover

    It's My Life Now

    Starting Over After an Abusive Relationship, 3rd Edition

    By Meg Kennedy Dugan, Roger R. Hock

    Now in its third edition, It’s My Life Now is a guide for survivors who have left an abusive relationship. It addresses—in clear, non-threatening language—various issues associated with abuse and violence, including post-relationship emotions, psychological impact, dealing with children, personal…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21 
    Routledge

  • Intimate Partner Violence, Risk and Security: Securing Women’s Lives in a Global World book cover

    Intimate Partner Violence, Risk and Security

    Securing Women’s Lives in a Global World

    Edited by Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Sandra Walklate, Jude McCulloch, JaneMaree Maher

    Intimate partner violence (IPV) is the most common type of violence against women, affecting 30 percent of women worldwide. Despite what is known about the high prevalence of IPV, such violence is not treated as seriously as other forms of violence and the risk of repeat violence and lethal…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • Treating PTSD: A Compassion-Focused CBT Approach book cover

    Treating PTSD

    A Compassion-Focused CBT Approach

    By Shirley Porter

    Treating PTSD presents a comprehensive, compassion-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) approach that provides therapists with the evidence-based information they need to understand trauma’s effects on the mind and body as well as the phases of healing. Chapters offer discussion, practical…

    Paperback – 2018-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution and Domestic Violence: Women, Divorce and Alternative Justice book cover

    Alternative Dispute Resolution and Domestic Violence

    Women, Divorce and Alternative Justice

    By Dafna Lavi

    Dealing with the interface between the Alternative Dispute Resolution movement and the phenomenon of domestic violence against women, this book examines the phenomenon of divorce disputes involving violence through the prism of ‘alternative justice’ and the dispute resolution mechanisms offered by…

    Hardback – 2018-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Disability, Gender and Violence over the Life Course: Global Perspectives and Human Rights Approaches book cover

    Disability, Gender and Violence over the Life Course

    Global Perspectives and Human Rights Approaches

    Edited by Sonali Shah, Caroline Bradbury-Jones

    This is the first book to explore the interplay of disability, gender and violence over the life course from researcher, practitioner and survivor perspectives. It gives due weight to the accounts of disabled children and adults who have survived institutional or individual violence, evidencing…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Therapy with Harming Fathers, Victimized Children and their Mothers after Parental Child Sexual Assault: Forging Enduring Safety book cover

    Therapy with Harming Fathers, Victimized Children and their Mothers after Parental Child Sexual Assault

    Forging Enduring Safety

    By Dale Tolliday, Jo Spangaro, Lesley Laing

    Parental child sexual assault is the most hidden and complex forms of child abuse and one of the most difficult to guard against. This is the first book to provide an evidence-based approach to working with parental child sexual assault which includes intervention with the offending father, child…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge Academic

  • The Outlaw Biker Legacy of Violence book cover

    The Outlaw Biker Legacy of Violence

    By Thomas Barker

    Outlaw bikers represent a very small percentage of motorcycle riders who join motorcycle clubs, but they receive disproportionate attention due to their mystique, unconventional behavior, and violence. Although the outlaw biker phenomenon started in the United States, it has since spread throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Sexual Homicide Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Sexual Homicide Studies

    Edited by Jean Proulx, Eric Beauregard, Adam J. Carter, Andreas Mokros, Rajan Darjee, Jonathan James

    This book provides the first systematic overview of the theoretical, empirical, clinical, and police issues related to sexual murderers and murder. Bringing together leading researchers, theoreticians, and practitioners from across eight different countries, this is a truly international…

    Hardback – 2018-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Social Work and Sexual Trauma Casebook: Phenomenological Perspectives book cover

    The Social Work and Sexual Trauma Casebook

    Phenomenological Perspectives

    Edited by Miriam Jaffe, Jerry Floersch, Jeffrey Longhofer, Megan Conti

    This volume offers a collection of ten case studies from clinical social workers who work in the field of sexual trauma, with the objective of challenging and informing social work practice with survivors and perpetrators of sexual trauma. These steps are meant to help the process of treatment by…

    Paperback – 2018-04-09 
    Routledge

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