Book

Young People Using Family Violence: International Perspectives on Research, Responses and Reforms,

Kate Fitz-Gibbon (ed.), Heather Douglas (ed.), JaneMaree Maher (ed.)

Springer Singapore | Published : 2021

Abstract

This book examines the use of violence by children and young people in family settings and proposes specialised and age-appropriate responses to these children and young people It interrogates the adequacy and effectiveness of current service and justice system responses, including analysis of police, court and specialist service responses. It proposes new approaches to children and young people who use violence that are evidence based, non-punitive, and informed by an understanding of the complexity of needs and the importance of age appropriate service responses. Bringing together a range of Australian and International experts, it sheds new light on questions such as: How can we best und..

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