The devastating impact of family violence on children, the links between violence and spouse abuse on child development and clinical dysfunction, children's views of violence, and strategies for intervention and prevention are considered in this volume. The authors discuss cases, conceptual models of abuse and dysfunction, and empirical research to portray the scope of the problem and explore promising avenues of resolution.
Definition and Scope of the Problem
Family Violence and Children's Development
Understanding the Impact of Traumatic Events in the Lives of Children
Issues in Assessment and Intervention Strategies
Implications for Children's Services