Attention to child maltreatment in the military has risen in recent years in response to greater focus on family well-being and evolving response to domestic violence. This research brief describes aspects of military life that may protect against risks for child maltreatment or increase such risks. Based on this evidence, we suggest a research agenda to inform prevention and intervention efforts.
Child maltreatment within military families
By Deborah A Gibbs, Sandra L Martin, Monique Clinton-Sherrod, Jennifer L Hardison Walters, Ruby E Johnson.
May 2011 Open Access Peer Reviewed
Gibbs, D. A., Martin, S. L., Clinton-Sherrod, M., Hardison Walters, J. L., & Johnson, R. E. (2011). Child maltreatment within military families. Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI Press. RTI Press Publication No. RB-0002-1105 https://doi.org/10.3768/rtipress.2011.rb.0002.1105
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