Social information processing and child physical abuse: Theory, research and practice
Crouch, Julie L.
Milner, Joel S.
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Presentation given at the Center for the Study of Family Violence as part of the Brownbag Series on September 12, 2008. Part A. A Social Information processing (SIP) model of Child Physical Abuse (CPA) will be described and examples of SIP model driven research will be discussed. Part B. A new intervention program for high-risk parents, Thoughtful Parenting: Moment to Moment (TTMM), based on the SIP model of CPA will be describes and preliminary results from a clinical trial testing the effectiveness of theTTMM program with high-risk mothers will be presented.