McClennen, Joan C. Books

About the editors: Joan C. McClennen is Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at Southwest Missouri State University. Specializing in the field of family violence, her publications include the chapter “Family Health and Family Violence”. She ha

Professional’s Guide to Understanding Gay and Lesbian Domestic ViolenceUnderstanding Practice Interventions
1999 0-7734-7892-2
This work far exceeds any published work in breadth and depth on issues related to both gay and lesbian domestic violence. It includes preliminary results of two groundbreaking research projects; includes detailed information on assessment procedures and evaluation instruments, treatment modalities for gay and lesbian victims and batterers, and impact and intervention techniques for children of same-sex couples witnessing domestic violence. The chapter on ethics will assist professionals in specific fields (e. g. nurses, social workers, psychologists) to apply their ethical standards to gay and lesbian couples experiencing domestic violence.