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Family Interventions in Domestic Violence

Family Interventions in Domestic Violence

A Handbook of Gender-Inclusive Theory and Treatment

  • Author: John Hamel, LCSW,Tonia L. Nicholls, PhD
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 9780826103291
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 664
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In this exciting new book John Hamel, author of the ground-breaking Gender-Inclusive Treatment of Intimate Partner Abuse, and Tonia Nicholls go beyond the traditional intervention theories of domestic violence practiced today. Offering alternative, unbiased and sometimes controversial views, theories, and current research, they, along with renowned contributors in the field, provide new treatment options that encompass a wide range of gender dynamics. Here are just some of the key principles covered: Interventions Should Be Based on a Thorough Unbiased Assessment Victim/Perpetrator Distinctions are Overstated, and Much Partner Abuse is Mutual Regardless of Perpetrator Gender, Child Witnesses to Partner Abuse are Adversely Affected, and are at Risk for Perpetrating Partner Abuse as Adults This new gender-inclusive approach to assessment and intervention provides a significant departure from traditional paradigms of domestic violence, and offers a much-needed awareness to effectively prevent violence in our communities today and for future generations.

The Development of a Family Domestic Violence Program to Enhance Effectiveness in Standardized Domestic Violence Treatment

The Development of a Family Domestic Violence Program to Enhance Effectiveness in Standardized Domestic Violence Treatment

  • Author: Renae DellaCroce
  • Publisher: Page Publishing Inc
  • ISBN: 1640826580
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Page: 122
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Domestic violence starts with a pattern of behavior that is not against the law, but it becomes damaging to individuals and destroys families. Many believe the social myths that domestic violence victims should divorce offenders, therapy for the offenders is punishment, victims who are ordered into therapy are re-victimized, and children do not need therapy. Most treatment for domestic violence is given only to offenders and neglects the victims and children involved. As a licensed therapist and counselor, Dr. DellaCroce believes family domestic violence treatment is the best approach to ending the cycle of maltreatment and abuse found in families today. In The Development of a Family Domestic Violence Program to Enhance Effectiveness in Standardized Domestic Violence Treatment, she presents thorough research and observations on domestic violence to help others create and implement practical treatment programs.

Intimate Partner and Family Abuse

Intimate Partner and Family Abuse

A Casebook of Gender Inclusive Therapy

  • Author: John Hamel, LCSW
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 9780826121363
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Page: 408
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"The collected case examples are noteworthy in their diversity of presenting issue, treatment format, and outcome. As a whole, they underline our continued need to conduct assessments with clients prior to initiating treatment, to direct treatment toward identified client-related problems (in essence, meeting clients where they are), and to collect data that speaks to the effectiveness of our interventions in many settings and with many types of clients." -Jennifer Langhinrichsen-Rohling, PhD, Professor of Psychology, University of South Alabama Shows how to successfully conduct family interventions using case studies Includes male-perpetrated, female-perpetrated, and mutual violence scenarios Presents a variety of theoretical orientations Includes discussion questions after each case study This casebook showcases a wide variety of couples and families whose domestic violence cases vary in their composition, ethnic and socioeconomic status, and mental health issues. The case authors outline different therapeutic approaches for each case, including cognitive-behavioral, family systems, feminist, problem-solving, and many others. Each account includes a thorough description of the assessment procedure, treatment goals and reasons for selecting a particular approach and an account of the course of treatment. The book is primarily intended for mental health professionals and graduate students in the fields of family therapy, counseling, and family violence; but will also be of value to anyone in the field of family violence and those concerned with domestic violence public policy, prevention, and intervention.

Social Work and Family Violence

Social Work and Family Violence

Theories, Assessment, and Intervention

  • Author: Joan McClennen, PhD
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 9780826111333
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 368
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To competently serve families, social work students must understand the theories and issues surrounding family violence. This innovative textbook comprehensively discusses three types of family violence: child abuse and maltreatment, intimate partner violence, and elder abuse. Discussions on assessments and interventions are provided for the adult victims of family violence, adult survivors of child abuse, child witnesses of domestic violence, adolescent victims of dating violence, elderly victims, and perpetrators of abuse. Assessment procedures and evidence-based treatments are also discussed. This book also covers a broad range of vulnerable populations and addresses their needs for particular services, legislative action, and strategies for effective intervention. The book meets the criteria of the Council on Social Work Education with its focus on ethics, populations-at-risk, and diversity. Intended for both bachelor's- and master's-level social work students, this text includes a variety of features such as case studies from real-life stories of family violence in every chapter, key terms, discussion questions, and more. Key topics: Court structures and procedures, specialized court services for families experiencing violence, investigative interviewing, and social workers' roles within the judicial system Identifying and investigating child maltreatment, discussing symptoms and consequences, child interviewing, ethical dilemmas of mandated reporting, and the foster care system Intimate partner violence, including theoretical perspectives, laws and policies, financial costs, learned helplessness, the battered woman syndrome, orders of protection, mandatory arrest, and more Elder abuse, including an overview of theories, assessments, risk factors, Adult Protective Services, caregiver interventions, and more Instructor's Guide: Available as an electronic file, the instructor's guide features a sample syllabus suitable for a Family Violence course. It also features chapter objectives, questions (multiple choice, true/false, and discussion) and answers, and PowerPoint slides for each chapter. Qualified instructors may contact us to receive the files. To request a copy, please email [email protected]

Gender-Inclusive Treatment of Intimate Partner Abuse, Second Edition

Gender-Inclusive Treatment of Intimate Partner Abuse, Second Edition

Evidence-Based Approaches

  • Author: John Hamel
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 0826196772
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Page: 376
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Domestic Violence and Family Safety

Domestic Violence and Family Safety

A systemic approach to working with violence in families

  • Author: Janette Cooper,Arlene Vetere
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0470713712
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 238
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The book aims to explore the exciting opportunities offered by a systemic approach for mental health professionals and psychotherapists when working with families and other systems where domestic violence in intimate relationships is of concern. The main purpose of the book lies in the application of systemic thinking to safety and to understanding the complexity of domestic violence on family relationships over time. The authors outline their approach to these complex issues based on their eight years of joint experience in the Reading Safer Families project. They draw from a broad field of family psychology and systemic psychotherapy to distil the theories, methods and techniques most helpful to practitioners working in modern public and voluntary agencies. Their systemic approach to issues of risk, responsibility and collaboration provides a coherent framework within which to integrate practice. The book also provides a practice orientated and detailed approach to risk assessment, risk management and family reunification. This book will be of interest to practitioners in clinical and educational psychology, social work, nursing, psychiatry, probation, health visiting, counselling and psychotherapy, who work with individuals living in intimate relationships where violence may be of concern, and also to practice supervisors, trainers, trainees and students in these disciplines.

Battered Women and Their Families

Battered Women and Their Families

Intervention Strategies and Treatment Programs, Third Edition

  • Author: Albert R. Roberts, DSW, PhD, BCETS, DACFE
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 9780826103185
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 656
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With a foreword by Barbara W. White, PhD, University of Texas at Austin The definitive work on battered women is now in a timely third edition. Considered the complete, in-depth guide to effective interventions for this pervasive social disease, Battered Women and Their Families has been updated to include new case studies, cultural perspectives, and assessment protocols. In an area of counseling that cannot receive enough attention, Dr. Robert's work stands out as an essential treatment tool for all clinical social workers, nurses, physicians, and graduate students who work with battered women on a daily basis. New chapters on same-sex violence, working with children in shelters, immigrant women affected by domestic violence, and elder mistreatment round out this unbiased, multicultural look at treatment programs for battered women.

Family Therapy

Family Therapy

Models and Techniques

  • Author: Janice M. Rasheed,Mikal N. Rasheed,James A. Marley
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • ISBN: 148330535X
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 536
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This text offers a straightforward, comprehensive overview of both traditional and evolving theoretical models of family therapy and intervention techniques as well as a discussion of clinical issues unique to family therapy practice. Aiming to prepare students to develop beginning proficiency in family therapy, the authors outline major family therapy models in detail, including a step by step description of concepts, theories, skills, and techniques as well as a history of each model and its conceptual and theoretical underpinnings. The text also provides extensive case illustrations of family interviews that identify the specific stages, clinical issues, concepts, theories and techniques associated with each model. This core text is designed for graduate level courses such as Family Therapy, Marriage and Family Therapy, Marriage and Family Counseling, Family Systems Theory, and Family Counseling in departments of social work, psychology, nursing, education, or human services.

Domestic Violence Treatment for Abusive Women

Domestic Violence Treatment for Abusive Women

A Treatment Manual

  • Author: Ellen L. Bowen
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1136867244
  • Category: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • Page: 214
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Recognizing that women can be as abusive in their intimate partnerships as men, this book provides the clinician with comprehensive information to understand the unique characteristics and treatment implications for women's domestic violence. Practical and effective guidance is given for conducting group treatment of abusive women.

A Typology of Domestic Violence

A Typology of Domestic Violence

Intimate Terrorism, Violent Resistance, and Situational Couple Violence

  • Author: Michael P. Johnson
  • Publisher: UPNE
  • ISBN: 1555536948
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Page: 161
  • View: 1126
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Reassesses thirty years of domestic violence research and demonstrates three forms of partner violence, distinctive in their origins, effects, and treatments