Books tagged: family violence

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School Violence & Workplace Violence: Risk Assessment
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Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Risk assessment for violence involves the investigation of five factors: These factors are 1 ) precipitating events, 2) patterns of direct statements, 3) circumstances that increase the likelihood of violence, 4) signs of cumulative stress, and 5) indicators of lowered risks for violence. This article describes a risk assessment based on these factors. For school violence and workplace violence
Sporting the Right Attitude: Lessons Learned in a Troubled Family
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,130. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Sporting the Right Attitude: Lessons Learned in a Troubled Family, a USA Book News Award finalist, is an inspirational memoir and guide for young adults, or anyone struggling to overcome challenges. This story is how sports principles helped the author overcome a violent childhood, intertwined with insights from superstar athletes who used these same principles to conquer challenges---and win.
Signs of Sexual Abuse in Children
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Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
How to know when children have been sexually abused poses special challenges. Some children speak up, while others are scared into silence. Some show no signs, while others show signs of stress and trauma. At times, the interactions between children and the persons who may be abusing them sometimes raise concerns. This article show the many different signs that children show or may not show.
How to Say Goodbye
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A healing 9-11 memoir, "How to Say Goodbye" by Chandra Jayne Copyright 2007, relates terrorism to family violence. For most people, 9-11 was purely tragic, but for one woman, 9-11 was a catalyst to healing suppressed grief from childhood violence and reuniting with a mentally ill father that she feared. Treatment for suppressed grief has skyrocketed since 9-11. It's time to heal America's Soul.
Healing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
The story talks about the struggle of men who are constantly abused by their wives. Is there a way a marriage can be healed?
The Journey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
Zondi, a crackhead son of Granny Thandi, has just been released from jail. Without a job and addicted to drugs, he relies on small-time snatch jobs. But robbing her sick mother was the last straw. Granny Thandi had finally had enough.
She Wasn't Allowed to Giggle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,190. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
A poetry and prose collection that explores the dark depths of domestic violence and child abuse and about finding the light at the end of the tunnel.
Invisible Bars: Why women won't leave
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,130. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
One of the biggest questions in society, among people who have not been abused is "why don't the women just leave their abusive partner". The author is a woman who has had two abusive husbands and tries to explain the many complex reasons why women won't leave...often until it is too late.
A NEATS Analysis of Child Physical Abuse
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This article shows how child physical abuse threatens children’s psychological and physical health and is a symptom of callousness and inhumanity in adults who perpetrate it. Despite the consequences of physical abuse, most parents physically abuse their children at least once. The article uses the NEATS, a child and family assessment, to show pathways to recovery.
Shelter of Lies
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,820. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
"Please, Miss Wilson, help me save my boys, or she'll kill them." The plea draws attorney Laura Wilson into a storm of intrigue when she agrees to represent the homeless Elva in a battle for custody of her three sons. Are the boys being abused by a sadistic stepmother, as the oldest says, or are these the accusations of a vengeful, dangerous boy? The answer is revealed after a shocking trial.