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Nov 16

Ending family violence: working with men as fathers

Author:Jo Howard

There is a welcome focus on engagement and inclusion of fathers in family work and in work with men who use violence against women and children. Whilst there is limited evidence based on ‘what works’ to engage men who use violence to change their attitudes, values and behaviours around fathering and privilege, there is emerging … Continue reading Ending family violence: working with men as fathers

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Sep 16

Finding the balance: Dealing with adolescent violence in the home

Author:Jo Howard

Adolescent violence in the home can be a tricky issue to discuss publicly – it’s easy for the media to sensationalise the issue and claim this generation of young people are entitled, under disciplined and narcissistic. Adolescence, like toddlerhood, is a period of development which is self, rather than other, focused. Adolescents grow into well adjusted … Continue reading Finding the balance: Dealing with adolescent violence in the home