Recommended Readings

  1. Changing Ways Website Readings List
  2. Children & Domestic Violence – Assortment of handbooks and readings
  3. Children’s adjustment in conflicted marriage and divorce: A decade review of the Research, Journal of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 963-971
    Kelly, J.B. (2000)
  4. Coercive control: the entrapment of women in personal life
    Stark, Evan
  5. Custody disputes involving allegations of domestic violence: Toward a differentiated approach to parenting plans. Family Court Review, 46(3), 500–522.
    Jaffe, PG, Johnston, JR, Crooks, CV, & Bala, N. (2008)
  6. Domestic Violence Sourcebook: Everything You Need to Know-Berry, Bradley
  7. Dragonslippers: this is what an abusive relationship looks like
    Penfold, Rosalind B.
  8. Everything You Need to Know About Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence-Kinstlinger, Charlotte
  9. Helping an Abused Woman: 101 things to KNOW, SAY and DO
    Baker, L.L., & Cunningham, A.J
  10. How To Spot A Dangerous Man Before You Get Involved
    Brown, Sandra
  11. Intimate Betrayal: Domestic Violence in Lesbian Relationships – Ellyn Kaschak
  12. In the Name of the Child- a developmental approach to understanding and helping children of conflicted and violent divorce (361-389)
    Janet R. Johnston, Vivienne Roseby, Kathryn Kuehnle
  13. Journal of Emotional Abuse
  14. Life with Billy
    Vallee, Brian
  15. Life and Death with Billy
    Vallee, Brian
  16. Naming the Violence: Speaking Out About Lesbian Battering– Kerry Noble
  17. Parental Alienation Resources: An Extensive List. Social Workers-Review Kopetski’s Findings
  18. The Abused Woman: A Survivor Therapy Approach 
  19. The Emotionally Abused Woman: Overcoming Destructive Patterns and Reclaiming Yourself  – Engle, Beverly
  20. The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to Recognize It and How to Respond-Evans, Patricia
  21. The War on Women
    Vallee, Brian
  22. Transforming our Communities: Report from the Domestic Violence Advisory Council for the Minister Responsible for Women’s Issues.
  23. Tug og War
    Brownstone, Harvey
  24. Violent Betrayal: Partner Abuse in Lesbian Relationships – Dr. Claire M Renzetti
  25. What’s Law Got to Do with It?: The Law, Specialized Courts and Domestic Violence in Canada
    Jane Ursel, Leslie M. Tutty, Janice leMaistre