The Wiley Prize for Best Paper Published has been awarded to Dr Emma Katz for her research into how domestic violence impacts on children.
Dr Katz’s article 'Beyond the Physical Incident Model: How Children Living with Domestic Violence are Harmed By and Resist Regimes of Coercive Control', won first prize after being published in Child Abuse Review 2015-2018.
The journal's Managing Editor said: “The papers were judged on the basis of the quality of the writing, the evidence underpinning it, and its relevance to practitioners, as well as the degree to which the paper had been downloaded and cited by others. Dr Katz’s work stood out on all counts, and the Editors felt that the paper has made a significant contribution to the journal, and to the work of safeguarding children.”
As the most downloaded Child Abuse Review article of 2016, with 3,300 downloads in the first two years of publication, the paper ranked 9/40 in Social Work – Thomson Reuters, and holds the highest Altmetric score (the amount of attention a research output has received) for the journal.