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Over Her Shoulder: What Are Women’S Relationship Perceptions When There Has Been Lived Experience Of Domestic Violence Within That Relationship?, Amy Hannan Jan 2015

Over Her Shoulder: What Are Women’S Relationship Perceptions When There Has Been Lived Experience Of Domestic Violence Within That Relationship?, Amy Hannan

Theses : Honours

Research into the social phenomena of domestic violence is a relatively new area of exploration. The focus for domestic violence researchers has been across a broad range of topics with a key theme being the reasons that women stay or leave the relationship. The study described in this thesis engaged with women in discussions regarding their perception of their relationship when there had been experiences of domestic violence. The methodology included the use of a focus group with three women from the South West of Western Australia.

The focus group consisted of both individual and group sessions. For the focus ...


Intervention Outcome Differences For Adult Children Of Domestic Violence, Donna Jo Diamond, Geneva Naomi Hannigan Jan 2008

Intervention Outcome Differences For Adult Children Of Domestic Violence, Donna Jo Diamond, Geneva Naomi Hannigan

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this study was to investigate intervention outcomes for domestic violence in families and adult children. This study targeted intervention outcomes of families and adult children from domestic violence homes for the purpose of comparing those self referred versus those who were mandated for intervention.


Filipino-American Perceptions Of And Experiences With Domestic Violence, Bernice Macaraeg Tabil Jan 2006

Filipino-American Perceptions Of And Experiences With Domestic Violence, Bernice Macaraeg Tabil

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this research is to assess Filipino Americans' perceptions of and experiences with domestic violence. The Original Conflict Tactics Scale (CTS1) was used to assess participants' experiences with domestic violence.


Family Medicine Physician Residents' Perspectives On Domestic Violence, Christina Marie PeñA Jan 2006

Family Medicine Physician Residents' Perspectives On Domestic Violence, Christina Marie PeñA

Theses Digitization Project

This project surveyed 21 respondents to determine whether family medicine physician assistants' medical education and training while in residency is sufficient to assess or identify domestic violence. The project found that although family medicine physician assistants do receive education and training on domestic violence, it is insufficient because victims may still go undetected and unserved.


Risk Factors Associated With Recurrent Child Maltreatment, Mary Beth Hickey, Karen Eva Smithson Jan 2005

Risk Factors Associated With Recurrent Child Maltreatment, Mary Beth Hickey, Karen Eva Smithson

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this study was to identify factors that contribute to the recurrence of child maltreatment within a variety of families. The following discussion addresses the safety and security of children, child protective services, cultural sensitivity, and perception of poverty.


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.


Evaluating Intervention Services For Perpetrators And Victims Of Domestic Violence, Budtri Ay Bhandhumani, Sandra Lea Book Jan 2000

Evaluating Intervention Services For Perpetrators And Victims Of Domestic Violence, Budtri Ay Bhandhumani, Sandra Lea Book

Theses Digitization Project

This study was to evaluate current agency programs that were available to aid victims of domestic violence and their effectiveness in reducing the long-term emotional state of victims. This study included participants from various Domestic Violence Programs located throughout San Bernardino, Riverside, and Los Angeles counties.