Empowering Survivors of Abuse

Empowering Survivors of Abuse

Health Care for Battered Women and Their Children

Book - 1998
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How can the health-care system be transformed from a site of further victimization to a place of sanctuary and empowerment for battered women and their children? This excellent compilation provides nurses, physicians, social workers and public health professionals with the skills needed to effectively intervene in cases of domestic violence.

The volume contains original research together with clinical, policy and educational applications to give readers an understanding of abused women′s experiences. Strategies for violence prevention, early identification, clinical interventions and policy reformation are among the vital topics covered by contributors who are directly involved, on a daily basis, with victims of interpersonal violence.

Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c1998
ISBN: 9780761911227
Branch Call Number: 616.85822 EMP 1998 21
Characteristics: xii, 332 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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