Tag Archives: Social Sciences

When dad hurts mom : helping your children heal the wounds of witnessing abuse / Lundy Bancroft

Call number: HV6626.2 .B254 2004

Mothers in physically or emotionally abusive relationships ask themselves these questions every day. Here, a counselor reveals how abusers interact with and manipulate children-and how mothers can help their children recover from the trauma of witnessing abuse.

This book, the first ever of its kind, shows mothers how to:

– Protect children and help them heal emotionally
– Provide love, support, and positive role models, even in the midst of abuse
– Increase their chances of winning custody
– Help their kids feel good about themselves (From Google Books)

Humanity on a tightrope : thoughts on empathy, family, and big changes for a viable future / Paul R. Ehrlich

Call number: HN18.3 .E47 2010

As the world finds itself faced with common problems that affect most of the planet’s population–climate change, increasing poverty, escalating violence, international conflicts, illness–a growing sense of empathy and connection with those in remote parts of the world has caught hold and is spreading. This book presents a unique approach to what it means to belong to one human family and how it can help us address the problems that affect us all. (From Google Books)