Chapter 1. Family Violence and the Systemic Approach to Interventions

  1. Jan Cooper MSc and
  2. Arlene Vetere PhD

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713112.ch1

Domestic Violence and Family Safety: A Systemic Approach to Working with Violence in Families

Domestic Violence and Family Safety: A Systemic Approach to Working with Violence in Families

How to Cite

Cooper, J. and Vetere, A. (2005) Family Violence and the Systemic Approach to Interventions, in Domestic Violence and Family Safety: A Systemic Approach to Working with Violence in Families, Whurr Publishers Ltd, London, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713112.ch1

Author Information

  1. Reading Safer Families, Reading, Berkshire

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781861564771

Online ISBN: 9780470713112

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Keywords:

  • psychological abuse;
  • physical violence;
  • family violence;
  • public health;
  • family relationships

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Approaches to the defdtion of violent behaviour

  • The extent and seriousness of the problem

  • Risk, responsibility and collaboration