Innovations in Clinical Practice: Focus on Violence Treatment and Prevention

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After 20 consecutive annual volumes, the series here changes to smaller and cheaper volumes each focused on a particular theme in order to continue serving practicing mental health professionals as their specialization increases and their incomes decline. The material will remain practical, and contain such tools as client handouts, forms, and informal instruments that can be put to immediate use. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Overview

After 20 consecutive annual volumes, the series here changes to smaller and cheaper volumes each focused on a particular theme in order to continue serving practicing mental health professionals as their specialization increases and their incomes decline. The material will remain practical, and contain such tools as client handouts, forms, and informal instruments that can be put to immediate use. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781568870861
  • Publisher: Professional Resource Exchange, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/2004
  • Pages: 190
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface iii
Biographies v
Introduction to the Volume 1
Section I Clinical Issues and Applications
Introduction to Section I 3
Culturing Violence: The Developmental Consequences of Pervasive Community Violence 5
Stalking Victimization and Intimate Partner Abuse 21
The Impact of Client Characteristics and Therapist Variables When Working With Battered Women 35
Comprehensive Risk Assessment of Violent Youth 53
Section II Assessment Instruments and Client Handouts
Introduction to Section II 63
Assessment Instruments
Quantity-Frequency Drinking Questions and Violence 65
The Domestic Violence Blame Scale (DVBS) 67
Client Handouts
Warning Signs of Teen Violence 75
Raising Children to Resist Violence: What You Can Do 81
Helping Survivors in the Wake of Disaster 87
The Road to Resilience 91
Section III Community Interventions
Introduction to Section III 95
Prevention and Postvention of Workplace Violence 97
The Importance of Settings in Understanding School-Based Bullying 117
Section IV Selected Topics
Introduction to Section IV 135
Understanding Maternal Filicide 137
Psychology Responds to Terrorism 151
Clinical and Ethical Issues in the Treatment of Potentially Violent Individuals 165
Risk Factors for Adverse Outcomes in Natural and Human-Caused Disasters: A Review of the Empirical Literature 177
Subject Index 183
Continuing Education Available for Home Study 187
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