Empowering survivors of abuse : health care for battered women and their children / Jacquelyn C. Campbell, editor.

Empowering Survivors of Abuse provides nurses, physicians, social workers, and public health professionals with the skills needed to effectively intervene in cases of domestic violence. This volume contains compilation of original research along with clinical, policy, and educational applications to...

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Corporate Author: Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses.
Other Authors: Campbell, Jacquelyn.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©1998.
Series:Sage series on violence against women ; v. 10.
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Summary:Empowering Survivors of Abuse provides nurses, physicians, social workers, and public health professionals with the skills needed to effectively intervene in cases of domestic violence. This volume contains compilation of original research along with clinical, policy, and educational applications to guide the reader toward an understanding of abused women's experiences. Strategies for violence prevention, early identification, clinical interventions, and policy reformation are vital topics covered by contributors who are directly involved, on a daily basis, with victims of interpersonal violence. An invaluable addition to the scholarly-based, practical literature, Empowering Survivors of Abuse is relevant to a variety of readers in the fields of nursing, mental health, criminal justice, and social work. This book is also a must have for shelter and system advocates, policymakers, and health planners, as well as advanced students in these areas.
Item Description:"AWHONN; Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses."
Physical Description:xii, 332 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-317) and index.
ISBN:0761911219
9780761911210
0761911227
9780761911227