Working with Violence by Judith Milner
Policies and Practices in Risk Assessment and Management

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Practitioners are faced with a wide range of theories of violence that influence policy development, training and professional responses to managing violence. This book examines current explanatory theories of violence, how these theoretical positions influence assessment and intervention; and the stengths and weaknesses of these approaches.
 

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STEVE MYERS is Director of the Salford Centre for Social Work Research. He has practised as a social worker in youth justice and child protection, and has been involved in research into violence. He is active in exploring the use of solution-focused and narrative approaches in social work contexts.JUDITH MILNER is a freelance solutions practitioner, trainer, consultant and writer. Previously a lecturer in social work, she now acts as an independent expert, therapist and consultant in child protection, domestic violence and sex offender cases, including anger management programmes, adults and children who have experienced violence, and juvenile sex offenders.
 
Published May 4, 2007 by Palgrave Macmillan. 222 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction