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In this volume, the authors present an overview of the innovative work taking place in relation to domestic violence and child protection.
This book looks at new prevention initiatives and how interventions for children exposed to domestic violence have been developed. It shows how services for abusive fathers have evolved and provides discussion and critique of a number of new initiatives in the field of interagency risk assessment. With international perspectives and examples drawn from social care, health care and voluntary sectors, this book brings together established ideas with recent thinking to provide an authoritative summary of current domestic violence and child protection practice.
As a valuable source of guidance on how to work safely with children living with domestic violence, this is a key reference for social workers, health professionals and policy makers.
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Nicky Stanley is Professor in Social Work at the University of Central Lancashire. She researches on domestic violence, child protection, parental mental health and young people's mental health. She is a member of the NICE Programme Development Group that is producing guidance on the health and social care response to domestic violence. She has published a research review on children experiencing domestic violence and co-edited Domestic Violence and Child Protection: Directions for Good Practice with Cathy Humphreys, published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Cathy Humphreys is Professor of Social Work at University of Melbourne, a chair established by the Alfred Felton Trust to work with community sector organisations to capacity build research in the vulnerable youth and families sector. She has a strong background in practice, research and publication in the domestic violence and child abuse areas. Her research is international with a specific focus on the UK where she worked for 12 years at University of Warwick before returning to Australia and the professorship at University of Melbourne.
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