Share
Explore BrainMass

Educational Psychology

Please provide four resolution strategies to the effects that exposure to domestic violence has on children, based on research based interventions. What are the advantages and disadvantages to the interventions. The intervention must focus on addressing exposure to domestic violence. The population is adolescents.

Solution Preview

(I) Please provide four resolution strategies to the effects that exposure to domestic violence has on children, based on research based interventions.

Some relationships become negative, and as a result the potential risks of verbal and physical abuse increase. Strong evidence is presented in the literature that shows physical violence is associated with domestic abuse that affects children as well as the parties involved in the domestic dispute. For example, studies point a co-occurrence in physical child abuse and exposure to domestic violence (e.g., Appel & Holden, 1998: Edleson, 1996b as cited in Sousa, Herrenkoll, Moylan, Tajima, Kilda & Herrenkohl, 2011). The study of Sousa et al examined the effect of child abuse and children's exposure to violence. The findings suggest that the effects of violence experienced by adolescents are not as easily reversed as when occurring with younger children. They present a strategy focused on attachment to counter the effects of domestic violence on adolescents:

*Resolution Conflict strategies

(1) Souska et al examined the effects of exposure to domestic violence within the framework of the attachment to parents and anti-social behaviors during adolescence. The findings presented suggest that youth exposed to abuse and domestic violence were less attachment to parents in adolescent that those who were not exposed. On the other hand, for those who were only abused, or those who were only exposed to domestic violence the relationship between exposure types and youth outcomes did not differ by level of ...

Solution Summary

This solution discusses interventions strategies to domestic violence. It examines the effects that exposure to domestic violence have on children.

$2.19