Books tagged: violence prevention

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School Violence & Workplace Violence: Risk Assessment
By Jane Gilgun
Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
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
Informally Educated: True Tale of Child Abuse, Survival and Murder
By Kennesaw Taylor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,960. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2010 by Lemon Press. Category: Nonfiction
An amazing story about overcoming tremendous obstacles, including abuse.M Gusby WSAV3 Ga The road that led Kennesaw Taylor back to Milledgeville was marked with a non-existent childhood, a madman and murder. Jonathan Jackson Union Recorder Milledgeville Ga A horrific story, not a horror story. A good book, not a happy book. I’m amazed he lived through all this.Laura Starling
Why They Do It: Beliefs & Emotional Gratification Lead to Violence
By Jane Gilgun
Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Beliefs and emotional gratification are core issues in violent acts. Other explanations such as mental illness and being victims themselves take second place to belief systems. Through case studies, the author shows how beliefs and gratification are central to understanding and preventing violence
Homicide: Now and Then
By David Halliday
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2010. Category: Fiction
Death comes in the quiet of our thoughts. When we were looking the wrong way. At the moon being smothered by a cloud. It begins in panic. Thrashing out. We want to live. Something standing over us. Waiting for our last breath. Murder. Now and then.
My Life After Hate
By Arno Michaelis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
A former racist skinhead examines his past: How did a teenaged alcoholic become a central figure in the white power movement of the early 90s? What happened to bring about his drastic change of heart? With a collection of reflective essays, disturbing flashbacks, and an interview, My Life After Hate scrubs scabs off the wound of racism, then soothes with the essential wisdom of compassion.
Secondary Trauma as an Occupational Hazard for Social Service Providers
By Jane Gilgun
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Secondary trauma affects most service providers. Left unattended, such trauma can affect quality of services and providers’ personal lives. This article discusses strategies for identifying and dealing with secondary trauma
The Bitterness Tree
By Mike Marsoun
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The Bitterness Tree is a story about a boy and his younger sister, and what happens to their relationship as unforgiveness comes in. Unforgiveness is the seed of The Bitterness Tree which soon branches out into resentment and other negative attitudes. Each chapter has a “Teaching” section for the parent/child learn the spiritual side, then Q&A for self-analysis, and prayer for forgiveness.
Please Don't Hit or Hurt Me Anymore!: Finding Courage In Times of Verbal Abuse and Violence
By Raymond Sturgis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
There are many people that are victims of verbal and domestic violence, and the experience is traumatic. Everyday, people, manly women, are assaulted with violent acts and abusive words. Majority of them are trapped in situations that are mentally and physically unhealthy for them. This book comprise of words that will encourage victims to seek help, and understand that they are not the problem.
When A Black Woman Looks Like This.....Something Is Wrong
By Raymond Sturgis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Marriage, relationships and interpersonal relationships has change for black women, and it is apparent that many of them are becoming victims of domestic violence than ever before.
ANGER At Work
By Andrew K. MacDonald
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Anger in the workplace is both a negative and positive sign. I completely understand it if this sounds counter intuitive. Arguments and outbursts are disruptive, uncomfortable and rob the workplace of valuable time. The silver lining is that anger shows passion. Remember that people get angry or frustrated when they care about something.