Factors that Increase Likelihood of Domestic Violence Among Women

According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 1 in 3 women have been victims of violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime. For some women, the risk is increased due to certain factors, which are outlined in our Violence Against Women textbook, and previewed in this blog post.Read More »


Physical Abuse Prevention

Over the last several decades, the field of child abuse prevention has reached the realm of common knowledge and more people know the difference between correct parenting behavior and whether parents need to seek help to be a better parent. With that said, there are still children who suffer at the hand of abuse, sometimes physically. In the case of physical abuse, serious work needs to be done in terms of prevention. This post contains current actions being taken to prevent physical abuse outlined in our newest textbook, Research and Practices in Child Maltreatment Prevention, Vol. 1.Read More »