Within Our Reach: Preventing Abuse Across the Lifespan

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Christine Anne Ateah, Janet Mirwaldt
Fernwood, 2004 - Social Science - 128 pages
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In this collection of essays copublished with RESOLVE (Research and Education for Solutions to Violence and Abuse), service providers and academic researchers offer expert perspectives on lifespan issues associated with violence and abuse and on programs, practices, and policies to address these issues . Discussions highlight the effect of violence associated with age groups from early childhood to late adulthood, including the physical punishment of children, sibling violence, bullying, dating violence, violence against the elderly, and intimate violence against specific populations such as immigrant women. Detailed descriptions of antiviolence programs offer essential information for prevention.

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Contents

Foreword
5
Effects of the Canadian Red Cross
61
Issues and Prevention Strategies
90
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Christine A. Ateah is an assistant professor of nursing at the University of Manitoba. She has been a member of RESOLVE since its inception and is a member of the Provincial Advisory Committee on Child Abuse. Janet Mirwaldt is a governmental children's advocate and a former child-welfare social worker.

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