Guest Editorial

  title={Guest Editorial},
  author={Fran S. Danis and L. L. Lockhart},
  journal={Journal of Social Work Education},
  pages={215 - 224}
Graduating MSW Students’ Recommended Interventions for Teen Dating Violence: A Descriptive Analysis
Teen dating violence (TDV) is a widespread issue that social workers are likely to encounter in their practice with youth, yet little research exists concerning their preparedness to do so. ThisExpand
Student social workers' attitudes about domestic violence and implications for social work education
ii-ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Thanks are owed to so many for their support of this effort and contributions to my success: to Shawn Cleveland for his gracious, loving, selfless support, for taking onExpand
Domestic violence advocacy
Evaluating the Effect of a Specialized MSW Course on Violence Against Women
The results of an evaluation of a newly developed, specialized social work course on violence against women are presented to determine whether it positively impacts MSW students' attitudes, beliefs, and professional efficacy as compared to other courses. Expand
A pretest–posttest control group design with both law and social work students indicates that the course effectively increased knowledge about domestic violence theory and practice and differential roles, duties, and privileges of lawyers and social workers. Expand
Beliefs of Social Work Students in Israel about Wife-Beating: Are They Influenced by Their Patriarchal Ideology and Exposure to Violence in Their Families-of-Origin?
Beliefs of Israeli undergraduate students of social work about wife-beating were examined, based on a combination of two theoretical frameworks, i.e., patriarchal ideology (as reflected in particip...
Development and evaluation of a social inclusion framework for a comprehensive hospital-based elder abuse intervention
A framework of social inclusion can promote equity and aid in preventing and addressing the abuse of older adults. Our objective was to build a social inclusion framework for a comprehensiveExpand
Mothers abused by intimate partners: Comparisons of those with children placed by child protective services and those without
Abstract In Western Canada, 504 mothers with children 18 years and younger participated in a study of the impacts of intimate partner violence (IPV). Of these, 68 (13.5%) had children currently takenExpand


Perceived helpfulness and use of professional services by abused women
It was revealed that the most frequently contacted professions were not necessarily perceived to be the most helpful, and certain responses of the service providers were more frequently reported to have value. Expand
Social Work Response to Domestic Violence: Encouraging News from a New Look
Since the beginnings of the battered women's movement, the social work profession has been criticized for its inability to respond to victims of domestic abuse. This article reports on a survey ofExpand
Dating violence against adolescent girls and associated substance use, unhealthy weight control, sexual risk behavior, pregnancy, and suicidality.
Data from both surveys indicate that physical and sexual dating violence against adolescent girls is associated with increased risk of substance use, unhealthy weight control, sexual risk behavior, pregnancy, and suicidality. Expand
Intimate Partner Violence: An HBSE Perspective.
This article presents a developmental vulnerability/resilience and risk/safety framework to educate social work students about intimate partner violence. The framework adopts a multidimensionalExpand
The Overlap Between Child Maltreatment and Woman Battering
Thirty-five studies conducted over the past 2½ decades that mentioned an overlap between child maltreatment and adult domestic violence in the same families were identified and their strengths and weaknesses were identified. Expand
Domestic violence in the Emergency Department: I. Two case-control studies of victims.
The findings indicate the need for the prevention and treatment of psychiatric conditions of domestic violence victims, including drug and alcohol problems and suicidal ideation, at index presentation and for the previous 5 years. Expand
Factors Influencing Service Provider Motivation to Help Adolescent Victims of Partner Violence
In this study, the authors (a) examined the influence of three situational factors—level of provocation by the victim, frequency of the violence, and visibility of injuries sustained by the victim—onExpand
Intimate violence in the lives of homeless and poor housed women: prevalence and patterns in an ethnically diverse sample.
In a study of 436 homeless and poor housed mothers, nearly two-thirds reported severe physical violence by a childhood caretaker, 42% reported childhood sexual molestation, and 61% reported severeExpand
For Better or for Worse
Although there is a strong negative relationship between age and spousal violence of both sexes, spouse abuse is one of the more common forms of elder abuse. Causal theories and perspectives onExpand
Pathways to Disenchantment
Some evidence in the literature indicated that contact between social workers and battered women is marked by divergent perceptions of the problem and definitions of the situation. The present studyExpand