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Counseling Female Offenders And Victims: A Strengths-Restorative Approach. Katherine Van Wormer. Reviewed By Elizabeth C. Pomeroy., Elizabeth C. Pomeroy Sep 2002

Counseling Female Offenders And Victims: A Strengths-Restorative Approach. Katherine Van Wormer. Reviewed By Elizabeth C. Pomeroy., Elizabeth C. Pomeroy

The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare

Maluccio, A.N. & Daly, J. (2000). Family group conferencing as "good" child welfare practice. In Gail Buford & Joe Hudson (Eds.), Family Group Conferencing: New Directions in Community- Centered Child and Family Practice (pp. 66-71). New York: Aldine DeGruyter.


Domestic Violence Law Reforms: Reactions From The Trenches, Carol Bohmer, Jennifer Brandt, Denise Bronson, Helen Hartnett Sep 2002

Domestic Violence Law Reforms: Reactions From The Trenches, Carol Bohmer, Jennifer Brandt, Denise Bronson, Helen Hartnett

The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare

In recent years, feminists have worked hard to pressure society and the criminal justice system into taking domestic violence seriously. These efforts have resulted in more government funding and increased services to victims. In addition, there have also been legal and policy reforms which have affected the way cases are handled in the criminal justice system. This article reports on research on the reactions to those reforms by those most directly affected by them, the victims themselves and those who provide services to them.


Designing Policies That Address The Relationship Between Woman Abuse And Economic Resources, Kameri Christy-Mcmullin Sep 2002

Designing Policies That Address The Relationship Between Woman Abuse And Economic Resources, Kameri Christy-Mcmullin

The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare

Given the disproportionate and increasing number of impoverished women, and poor women's increased vulnerability to woman abuse, it is crucial we examine economic policies in regards to their equity and adequacy for abused women. Current policies and programs designed to address the economic resources/needs of abused women are analyzed. Limitations in current policies are addressed, and a recommendation is made for the formation and implementation of a policy that would serve to empower women economically. Both the prospect and achievement of economic independence for women may not only reduce woman abuse, but will also increase women's options ...


Domestic Violence And Physical Child Abuse: Do Social Workers See The Risk?, Virginia Faye Johnson Jan 2002

Domestic Violence And Physical Child Abuse: Do Social Workers See The Risk?, Virginia Faye Johnson

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of the study was to look at whether domestic violence is being viewed as a risk factor in homes where there is also physical child abuse. Historically a misconception has existed that child abuse occurs in a vacuum of sorts, isolated from other family problems.


Latinas' Utilization Of Domestic Violence Resources, Lillian Navas, Lilia Santoyo Jan 2002

Latinas' Utilization Of Domestic Violence Resources, Lillian Navas, Lilia Santoyo

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of the study was to develop a better understanding of the barriers faced by Latinas when confronted with domestic violence.


An Analysis Of Coping Strategies Used By Women Residing In Domestic Violence Shelters, Bonnie Beatrice Mcpherson Jan 2002

An Analysis Of Coping Strategies Used By Women Residing In Domestic Violence Shelters, Bonnie Beatrice Mcpherson

Theses Digitization Project

This project explored the associations between the type of coping strategies used among women who live in domestic violence shelters and their overall well-being.


Child Abuse And Domestic Abuse: Factors In Reunification, Jane Margaret Scarlett, Bryan Anderson Wing Jan 2002

Child Abuse And Domestic Abuse: Factors In Reunification, Jane Margaret Scarlett, Bryan Anderson Wing

Theses Digitization Project

This study was designed to differentiate the significant demographic and familial factors found in families when reunification is successful versus when reunification fails in cases of child removal due to physical abuse and domestic violence. The purpose of this study was to identify which, if any of these factors, lead to successful reunification. Content analysis of adjudicated cases of child abuse in San Bernardino County was used to transform qualitative information into quantitative data.