"Secondary" victims no more: Refocusing intervention with children.

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Abstract

[reviews] advancements made in research and intervention [with children in violent families] in the past 2 decades / presented next are 3 factors [that the author suggests] currently hinder adequate, widespread response to the needs of children of battered women: (a) the secretive nature of domestic violence; (b) lack of required knowledge, skills, and commitment among relevant social services; and (c) the perception of children as secondary victims by the battered women's movement / examine current efforts to provide adequate services to children of battered women and outline some suggestions for future refocusing and change (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2019 APA, all rights reserved)
Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationFuture interventions with battered women and their families.
Place of PublicationThousand Oaks, CA, US
PublisherSAGE Publications Inc.
Pages125-153
Number of pages29
ISBN (Print)0-8039-5944-3, 0-8039-5945-1
StatePublished - 1996

Publication series

NameSage series on violence against women, Vol. 3.

Keywords

  • *Battered Females
  • *Domestic Violence
  • *Social Services
  • Victimization

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