Helping Mothers and Children in the Aftermath of Domestic Violence, Sue Parry, Ph.D.
Explores issues mental health professionals should consider in working with the children of abused mothers.
The papers listed below are provided as reference materials. The content represents the views of the authors and should not be construed as representing the opinions of the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence.
Associated with Children's Witnessing of Domestic Violence, Jeffrey L.
Outlines the problems statistically associated with a child's witnessing of domestic violence including psychological and emotional problems, cognitive functioning, and longer term developmental problems.
- The Overlap
Between Child Maltreatment and Woman Abuse, Jeffrey L. Edelson, Ph.D
Briefly summarizes what is known about the overlap between these two forms of abuse in the same families.
Intervention in Domestic Violence and Child Maltreatment Cases (Executive
Summary), Susan Schechter & Jeffrey L. Edelson, Ph.D
Offers a more comprehensive set of responses to eliminate or decrease the enormous risks that individual battered mothers, caseworkers, and judges must take on behalf of children.
- Building Bridges
Between Domestic Violence Organizations and Child Protective Services,
Looks at how domestic violence organizations and child protection agencies can collaborate effectively and respond to policy challenges constructively.