Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Mental health services for children 0 to 5 years old exposed to interpersonal violence: A grant writing project
by Lee, Ingrid M., M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2016, 52; 10102596
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this project was to locate a potential funding source and write a grant for early mental health services for children 0 to 5 years old exposed to interpersonal violence. An extensive literature review was conducted to understand the impact of interpersonal violence on young children, as well as evidence-based therapies for this population.

The goals of the proposed program are to strengthen the parent-child bond and thus minimize the child’s emotional, psychological, and behavioral issues caused by interpersonal violence. Parent-child therapy would be provided in the home so that the child is in a familiar environment and the parent can witness positive parenting skills, as taught by the therapist in a real world scenario.

The John and Lisa Pritzker family fund was chosen to support the program. The actual submission of the grant was not a requirement of the thesis project.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Potts, Marilyn
Commitee: Lam, Brian, Wilson, Steve
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Social Work
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 55/04M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Social work
Keywords: Children, Exposed, Grant, Health, Interpersonal, Mental, Services, Violence, Writing
Publication Number: 10102596
ISBN: 978-1-339-66278-7
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