A variety of programs have emerged of late which involve the close collaboration and cooperation of police and social workers in order to deal with family crises. By pooling their respective skills and resources, police and social workers hope to respond more effectively to the diverse situations and challenges presented by family crises. Several of these programs are reviewed here and one is probed in depth. Also, various questions are raised regarding some of the possible problems associated with this kind of collaboration.
"Police and Social Workers as Members of New Crisis-Management Teams,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 3
, Article 8.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol3/iss6/8