ERIC Number: EJ482974
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Child Custody Decisions in Families Experiencing Woman Abuse.
Saunders, Daniel G.
Social Work, v39 n1 p51-59 Jan 1994
Reviews literature comparing risk that battered women and men who batter will physically abuse their children. Challenges several tenets of social work practice lore and cautions practitioners about use of psychological tests and profiles to judge child abuse potential and parenting ability. Discusses hazards of mediation and joint custody and limitations of treatment for men who batter. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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