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Family Group Conferences in Situations of Family Abuse/Violence

Kent, M
June 4, 2015

Source: (1996) Discussion paper and annotated bibliography. Saskatoon, CAN: Saskatoon Community Mediation Services, May, 60p.

Presents a thorough overview of the current state of the knowledge in using Family Group Conferences with domestic violence. The first section is a discussion of the issues in using Family Group Conferences as they were first initiated and are currently practiced in New Zealand, and subsequently adapted in various locations in working with situations that involve abusive family dynamics. Section two is an annotated bibliography with 46 entries listing the key findings and conclusions of each source. The third sections organizes the bibliographical information into themes for easier reference to specific areas of practice as they were identified in the literature.


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