Spouse Abuse Assessing and Treating Battered Women, Batterers, and Their Children

ISBN-10: 156887085X

ISBN-13: 9781568870854

Edition: 2nd 2004

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List price: $24.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Professional Resource Exchange, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Acknowledgmentsp. iii
Preface to the Second Editionp. v
What Kinds of Families Are Violent?p. 1
How Common Is Violence in the Family?p. 1
How Serious Is Spousal Violence?p. 3
Context Within Which Battering Occursp. 4
Who Seeks Treatment?p. 5
Working With Families Experiencing Spousal Abusep. 7
Susan and Georgep. 8
How Much Do You Know About Spousal Abuse?p. 11
Self-Quizp. 12
Self-Quiz Answersp. 16
Detailed Answersp. 20
Assessment of Spouse Abusep. 33
Assessing the Woman for Spouse Abusep. 34
Does Violence Exist?p. 34
How Dangerous Is the Violence?p. 41
How Severely Affected Is the Client?p. 42
Assessing the Batterer for Spouse Abusep. 42
Assessing a Couple for Violencep. 46
Assessing Children for the Effects of Spousal Abusep. 49
Exploration of Factorsp. 49
Impact on Developmentp. 52
Young Children (Preschoolers)p. 54
School-Aged Children (Ages 6-12)p. 55
Adolescents (Teenagers)p. 55
Emotional Disturbancesp. 56
A Last Word on Assessmentp. 59
Treatment of Spouse Abusep. 61
The Individual Womanp. 61
Crisis Interventionp. 61
Short-Term Counselingp. 64
Long-Term Counselingp. 65
Case Example: Catherinep. 66
The Therapyp. 67
Establishing Goals in Working With Battered Womenp. 67
Therapy for the Battererp. 68
Crisis Interventionp. 70
Short-Term and Long-Term Counselingp. 72
Case Example: Markp. 73
The Therapyp. 73
Therapy With the Couplep. 73
Beginning Couple's Therapy: Treatment Goalsp. 74
Later Therapy: Treatment Goalsp. 74
Case Example: Joe and Bonniep. 75
The Therapyp. 76
Therapy With Childrenp. 76
Individual Treatment Approachesp. 77
Group Therapy Approachesp. 77
Parent/Child Interventionsp. 78
Case Example: Billp. 79
The Therapyp. 79
Summaryp. 80
A Final Word on Spouse Abusep. 81
Referencesp. 85
Subject Indexp. 95
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