ERIC Number: ED418368
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Violence in Families: Assessing Prevention and Treatment Programs.
Chalk, Rosemary, Ed.; King, Patricia A., Ed.
This book examines the emerging social science research base on violence and families. It specifically explores the evaluation of family violence as well as insights reported in other assessments of selected interventions. The focus is on family violence and family violence interventions, ways to improve evaluation, social service interventions, legal interventions, health care interventions, comprehensive and collaborative interventions, cross-cutting issues, and recommendations for treatment. Two appendices list names and locations of individuals and organizations who helped develop this book, and provide biographical sketches of members of the committee responsible for the text. A list of other reports from the Board on Children, Youth, and Families is also presented. (Includes an index. Contains more than 400 references.) (MKA)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Advocacy, Cooperation, Elder Abuse, Evaluation Criteria, Family Violence, Health Services, Intervention, Legal Aid, Prevention, Program Effectiveness, Social Services
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Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Justice, Washington, DC.; Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.; Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.; Institute of Medicine (NAS), Washington, DC.