Effective intervention in domestic violence and child maltreatment cases: guidelines for policy and practice

@inproceedings{Schechter1999EffectiveII,
  title={Effective intervention in domestic violence and child maltreatment cases: guidelines for policy and practice},
  author={Susan E. Schechter and Jeffrey Lee Edleson},
  year={1999}
}
Unfortunately little has been done to address the fact that far too often child maltreatment occurs in homes where a spouse is abusing another. For years, in fact, most communities have treated the maltreatment of a child and the abuse of a woman in the same family as separate phenomena having little to do with each other. Domestic violence programs, child protection service agencies and the juvenile courts have shied away from working with each other. Each system has operated with different… CONTINUE READING

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