Taking a Fresh Look: Fathers and Family Violence (Chapter 14 in A Restorative Approach to Family Violence: Changing Tack).

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Burford, Gale.
Pennell, Joan.
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This chapter discusses the need for interventions that bring fathers and paternal family members to the table in child protection efforts, and shares a case study from Vermont that illustrates how restorative justice can be used in family group meetings to challenge totalizing characterizations of fathers and men and help social workers partner with families and collaboration with their professional colleagues to create balanced assessment’s and manage risks. 64 references.

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