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Editors: Anna C. Baldry (Second Univ. of Naples, Caserta, Italy and INTERVICT, Tilburg Univ., The Netherlands) & Frans Willem Winkel ( INTERVICT, Tilburg Univ., The Netherlands)
Book Description:
This book focuses on the importance of assessing risk in domestic violence cases to prevent and reduce its escalation into homicide (so called uxoricide). Spousal killers in a substantial number of cases exhibit a history of prior spousal violence: in addition to this, witnessing violence has debilitating effects on children. For this reason domestic violence is also becoming a hot political issue on the European agenda. Integrating the US and Canadian experiences with the European ones increases the book's value and broadens perspectives. Assessing the risk and adopting appropriate measures can help reduce the risk of escalation of violence. It aims at gathering contributions from experts in the field of domestic violence and victimization to present state of the art research in the risk assessment of domestic violence cases.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Introduction; pp. 1-6
(Ana Constanza Baldry and Frans Willen Winkel)

Chapter 1 - Preventing Violence: The Role of Risk Assessment and Management; pp. 7-18
(Stevenson Hart, Simon Fraser Univ., CA)

Chapter 2 - Development of the Spousal Assault Risk Assessment Guide (SARA) and the Brief Spousal Assault Form for the Evaluation of Risk (B-SAFER); pp. 19-31
(P. Randall Kropp)

Chapter 3 - Police-Based Structured Spousal Violence Risk Assessment: The Process of Developing a Police Version of the SARA; pp. 33-44
(Henrik Belfrage)

Chapter 4 - Understanding Risk Factors for Intimate Partner Femicide:; pp. 45-60
The Role of Domestic Violence Fatality Review Teams
(Kelly Watt)

Chapter 5 - Identifying Domestic Violence Victims at Risk of Hyper-accessible Traumatic Memories and/or Re-victimization through Validated Screening: The Predictive Performance of the Scanner and the B-SAFER; pp. 61-81
(Frans Willem Winkel)

Chapter 6 - Intimate Partner Violence in Italy and Risk Assessment:
The Implementation of the SARA, Screening Version; pp. 83-105
(Anna Costanza Baldry)

Chapter 7 - Spousal Assault Risk Assessment: The Case of Greece; pp. 107-124
(Sevasti Chatzifotiou)

Chapter 8 - Caveat Assessor: Potential Pitfalls of Generic Assessment for Intimate Partner Violence; pp. 125-131
(Donald G. Dutton)

Chapter 9 - Blended Behavior Therapy for Intimate Violence;
pp. 133-146
(Donald G. Dutton)

Chapter 10 - The Response Factor: A Practitioner?s Tale; pp. 147-176
(Jane Katz)

Acknolgedment; pp. 177
Authors' Biographies
References; pp. 181-201
Index

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2008 - 1st Quarter
   ISBN: 1-60021-858-x
   Status: AV
  
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