320 pages, 6 x 9
Drawing on the experiences of practitioners from a range of backgrounds, Good Practice in Working with Victims of Violence is a comprehensive study of real or threatened physical violence and its consequences. The book balances this professional expertise with personal accounts of children and adults who have been subjected to violence, with a view to understanding the emotional and psychological effects of their experiences. A broad spectrum of issues are covered, including:* working with children who have been subjected to violence* working with men who were sexually abused in childhood* workplace bullying* victims and mediation* lesbian and gay experiences of crime and violence* war trauma and the aftermath of violent political division* violence in prisons.The contributors analyse the effective delivery of support, assistance and therapy to victims, focusing on practical methods, techniques and skills. The personal accounts also provide a unique perspective. This book is essential reading for all professionals working with victims of violence.
RELATED TOPICS: Social Work
'This book offers health and social care professionals theories, and evidences to support their work with abused people. The contributors to this text have presented a comprehensive work on violennce and provides practical help for good practice. I recommend this book to health and social care professionals, users and carers.'- Journal of Practice Teaching'The contributors analyse the effective delivery of support, assistance and therapy to victims, focusing on practical methods, techniques and skills. the personal accounts also provide a unique perspective. this book is essential reading for all professionals working with victims of violence.'- De Politieofficier
Hazel Kemshall is currently Professor of Community and Criminal Justice at De Montfort University. She was previously a senior lecturer at Birmingham University and has practice and management experience with the Probation Service. She has written extensively on risk assessment and risk management, and has recently completed research for the Economic and Social Research Council. Jacki Pritchard is a qualified social worker who has worked as a practitioner and manager in both fieldwork and hospital settings. She is currently working as a trainer, consultant and researcher focusing on abuse, risk and violence.
Introduction, Hazel Kemshall and Jacki Pritchard. 1.From the Politicization to the Politics of the Crime Victim, Sandra Walklate. 2.When the Victim is Male: Issues Related to Working with Men who were Sexually Abused in Childhood, Kim Etherington. 3.A Personal Account, Robert Johnson. 4.Changing the Context of Fear: Responding to Homophobic Violence, Paul Tyrer. 5.Working with Children who have been Subjected to Violence, Ann Cattanach. 6.Child Victims of Bullying, Andrew Mellor. 7.Adult Bullying: Working with Victims, Peter Randall and Jonathan Parker. 8.Working with the Victims of Workplace Bullying, Helge Hoel and Cary L. Cooper. 9.Mediation and the Victims of Violent Crime: A Practitioner's View, Barbara Tudor. 10.Good Practice Around Domestic Violence in Solihull, Judy Woodfield. 11.Working with Domestic Violence in Knowsley, Brenda Fearns. 12.Violence in Prisons, John O'Connor. 13.Violent Men in Prison: Confronting Offending Behaviour without Denying Prior Victimization, David Webb and Brian Williams. 14.Working with Victims of War, Ian Robbins. 15.Working with the Aftermath of Violent Political Division, Marie Smyth. References. Index.
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