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FPSY 8206 Psychology of Family Violence: Welcome & Course Readings

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FPSY 8206 Required Course Readings

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Ahern, A. C., Hershkowitz, I., Lamb, M. E., Blasbalg, U., & Winstanle, A. (2014). Support and reluctance in the pre-substantive phase of alleged child abuse victim investigative interviews: Revised versus standard NICHD protocols. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 32, 762–774. doi: 10.1002/bsl.2149

Armenti, N.A. & Babcock, J.C. (2016). Conjoint treatment for intimate partner violence: A systematic review and implications. Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, 5 (2). 109-123. doi: 10.1037/cfp0000060

Auchter, B. (2010). Men who murder their families: What research tells us. National Institute of Justice Journal, 266, 10-12. 

Ballard, R. H., Holtzworth-Munroe, A., Applegate, A. G., & Beck, C. A. (2011). Detecting intimate partner violence in family and divorce mediation: A randomized trial of intimate partner violence screening. Psychology, Public Policy, And Law, 17(2), 241-263. doi:10.1037/a0022616

Belfrage, H., Strand, S., Storey, J. E., Gibas, A. L., Kropp, P. R., & Hart, S. D. (2012). Assessment and management of risk for intimate partner violence by police officers using the Spousal Assault Risk Assessment Guide. Law And Human Behavior, 36(1), 60-67. doi:10.1037/h0093948

Berliner, L., Fitzgerald, M. M., Dorsey, S., Chaffin, M., Ondersma, S. J., & Wilson, C. (2015). Report of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) Task Force on evidence-based service planning guidelines for child welfare. Child Maltreatment, 20(1), 6-16. doi: 10.1177/1077559514562066

Breiding, M. (2015). Prevalence and characteristics of sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence victimization: National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, United States, 2011. American Journal of Public Health, 105(4), E11-E12. 

Buyuk, Y., Kurnaz, G., Eke, S. M., Ankarali, H. C., & Oral, G. (2011). Medico-Legal evaluation of adolescent parricide offenders: Thirty-nine cases from Turkey. Journal of Family Violence, 26,1–7. doi: 10.1007/s10896-010-9336-2

Capaldi, D. M., Knoble, N. B., Shortt, J. W. & Kim, H. K. (2012). A Systematic Review of Risk Factors for Intimate Partner Violence. Partner Abuse. 3(2), 231-280. doi: 10.1891/1946-6560.3.2.231

Douglas, H. (2012). Battered women’s experiences of the criminal justice system: Decentering the law. Feminist Legal Studies, 20(2), 121-134. doi: 10.1007/s10691-012-9201-1

Duffy, J. Y., Hughesb, M., Asnesa, A. G., & Leventhal, J. M. (2015). Child maltreatment and risk patterns among participants in a child abuse prevention program. Child Abuse & Neglect, 44, 184–193. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2014.11.005

Falcão, V., Jardim, P., Dinis-Oliveira, R. J., & Magalhães, T. (2014). Forensic evaluation in alleged sibling incest against children. Journal Of Child Sexual Abuse, 23(7), 755-767. doi:10.1080/10538712.2014.949394

Foster, B. P. (2011). Norms and costs of government domestic violence policies: A critical review. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 32(1). 140-151. doi: 10.1007/s10834-010-9211-6

Foster, E.L., Becho, J., Burge, S.K., Talamantes, M.A., Ferrer, R.L., Wood, R.C., & Katerndahl, D.A. (2015). Coping with intimate partner violence: Qualitative findings from the study of dynamics of husband to wife abuse. Families, Systems, & Health, 33(3), 285-294. doi:10.1037/fsh0000130

Fulmer, T., Rodgers, R. F., & Pelger, A. (2014). Verbal mistreatment of the elderly. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 26(4), 351-364. doi:10.1080/08946566.2013.801817

Hamby, S., Finkelhor, D., & Turner, H. (2015). Intervention following family violence: Best practices and help seeking obstacles in a nationally representative sample of families with children. Psychology Of Violence, 5(3), 325-336. doi:10.1037/a0036224

Hardesty, J.L., Crossman, K.A., Khaw, L., & Raffaelli, M. (2016). Marital violence and coparenting quality after separation. Journal Of Family Psychology, 30(3), 320-330. doi:10.1037/fam0000132

Hong, J. S., Kral, M. J., Espelage, D. L., & Allen-Meares, P. (2012). The social ecology of adolescent-initiated parent abuse: A review of the literature. Child Psychiatry & Human Development, 43, 431–454. doi: 10.1007/s10578-011-0273-y

Jackson, S. L., & Hafemeister, T. L. (2012). Pure financial exploitation vs. Hybrid financial exploitation co-occurring with physical abuse and/or neglect of elderly persons. Psychology Of Violence, 2(3), 285-296. doi:10.1037/a0027273

Jackson, S. L., & Hafemeister, T. L. (2013). Enhancing the safety of elderly victims after the close of an APS investigation. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 28(6), 1223-1239. doi:10.1177/0886260512468241

Jackson, S. L., & Hafemeister, T. L. (2013). How do abused elderly persons and their adult protective services caseworkers view law enforcement involvement and criminal prosecution, and what impact do these views have on case processing?. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 25(3), 254-280. doi:10.1080/08946566.2012.751843

Jent, J. F., Eaton, C. K., Knickerbocker, l., Lambert, W. F., Merrick, M. T., & Dandes, S. K. (2011). Multidisciplinary child protection decision making about physical abuse: Determining substantiation thresholds and biases. Children and Youth Services Review, 33,1673–1682. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2011.04.029

Kennedy, D. (2016). Using the NFL as a model? Considering zero tolerance in the workplace for batterers. The University of Baltimore Law Review, 45, 293.

Kimber, M., Henriksen, C. A., Davidov, D. M., Goldstein, A. L., Pitre, N. Y., Tonmyr, L., & Afifi, T. O. (2015). The association between immigrant generational status, child maltreatment history and intimate partner violence (IPV): Evidence from a nationally representative survey. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 50,1135–1144. doi: 10.1007/s00127-014-1002-1

Kiss, L., Schraiber, L.B., Hossain, M., Watts, C., & Zimmerman, C. (2015). The link between community-based violence and intimate partner violence: The effect of crime and male aggression on intimate partner violence against women. Prevention Science, 16(6), 881-889. doi: 10.1007/s11121-015-0567-6.

Malloy, L. C., Mugno, A. P., Rivard, J. R., Lyon, T. D., & Quas, J. A. (2016). Familial influences on recantation in substantiated child sexual abuse cases. Child Maltreatment, 21(3) 256-261. doi: 10.1177/1077559516650936

McWey, L. M., Pazdera, A. L., Vennum, A., & Wojciak, A. S. (2013). Intergenerational patterns of maltreatment in families at risk for foster care. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 39(2),133–147. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2012.00289.x

McWilliams, K., Harris. L. S. & Goodman, G. S. (2014). Child maltreatment, trauma-related psychopathology, and eyewitness memory in children and adolescents. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 32, 702–717. doi: 10.1002/bsl.2143

Meyers, A. (2014). A call to child welfare: Protect children from sibling abuse. Qualitative Social Work,13(5), 654-670, doi:10.1177/1473325014527332

Milner, J. S. (2015). Child maltreatment in United States military families: The military Family Advocacy Program has given increased attention to the prevention of family violence. Child Abuse & Neglect, 47, 102–113. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2015.05.008

Myers, W. C., & Justen, E. (2012). Adolescent parricide and psychopathy. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 56(5) 715–729. doi: 10.1177/0306624X11410587

Reay, A. C., & Browne, K. D. (2002). The effectiveness of psychological interventions with individuals who physically abuse or neglect their elderly dependents. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 17(4), 416-431. doi:10.1177/0886260502017004005

Roberto, K. A. (2016). The complexities of elder abuse. American Psychologist, 71(4), 302-311. doi:10.1037/a0040259

Rossi, F. S., Holtzworth-Munroe, A., Applegate, A. G., Beck, C. A., Adams, J. M., & Hale, D. F. (2015). Detection of intimate partner violence and recommendation for joint family mediation: A randomized controlled trial of two screening measures. Psychology, Public Policy, And Law, 21(3), 239-251. doi:10.1037/law0000043

Samons, C. (2012). Same-Sex Domestic Violence: The Need for Affirmative Legal Protections at All Levels of Government. S. Cal. Rev. L. & Soc. Just., 22, 417.

Saunders, B. E. (2015). Expanding evidence-based practice to service planning in Child Welfare. Child Maltreatment, 20(1) 20-22. doi:10.1177/1077559514566299

Sigad, L. I., Beker, G., Lev-Wiesel, R., & Eisikovits, Z. (2014). Living on the edges: Between victims and survivors, the voices of abused adolescent girls. Journal of Family Violence, 30, 621–631. doi: 10.1007/s10896-015-9704-z

Sloan, F.A., Platt, A.C., Chepke, L.M. & Blevins, C.E. (2013). Deterring domestic violence: Do criminal sanctions reduce repeat offenses? Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 46(1), 51-80. doi: 10.1007/s11166-012-9159-z

Stover, C. S., & Lent, K. (2014). Training and certification for domestic violence service providers: The need for a national standard curriculum and training approach. Psychology of Violence, 4(2), 117-127. doi:10.1037/a0036022

Taillieu, T. L., Afifi, T. O., Mota, N., Keyes, K. M., & Sareen, J. (2014). Age, sex, and racial differences in harsh physical punishment: Results from a nationally representative United States sample. Child Abuse & Neglect, 38(12), 1885–1894. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2014.10.020

Thomas, K. A., Goodman, L., & Putnins, S. (2015). 'I have lost everything': Trade-offs of seeking safety from intimate partner violence. American Journal Of Orthopsychiatry, 85(2), 170-180. doi:10.1037/ort0000044

Tucker, M. C., & Rodriguez, C. M. (2014). Family dysfunction and social isolation as moderators between stress and child physical abuse risk. Journal of Family Violence, 29,175–186. doi:10.1007/s10896-013-9567-0

Zavala, E., Melander, L. A., & Kurtz, D. L. (2015). The importance of social learning and critical incident stressors on police officers’ perpetration of intimate partner violence. Victims & Offenders,10, 51–73. doi: 10.1080/15564886.2014.890688

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