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Spouse Abuse: Assessing and Treating Battered Women, Batterers, and Their Children / Edition 2
     

Spouse Abuse: Assessing and Treating Battered Women, Batterers, and Their Children / Edition 2

by Michele Harway, Marsali Hansen, Marsali Hansen
 

ISBN-10: 156887085X

ISBN-13: 9781568870854

Pub. Date: 02/28/2004

Publisher: Professional Resource Exchange Inc

Harway (Antioch U., Santa Barbara; Fielding Graduate Institute) and Hansen's (psychology, Pennsylvania State U.) text provides hands-on training for clinicians at a variety of levels about how to assess and intervene with individuals and families experiencing spouse abuse. The second edition reports the latest information since publication of the first edition 11

Overview

Harway (Antioch U., Santa Barbara; Fielding Graduate Institute) and Hansen's (psychology, Pennsylvania State U.) text provides hands-on training for clinicians at a variety of levels about how to assess and intervene with individuals and families experiencing spouse abuse. The second edition reports the latest information since publication of the first edition 11 years ago about the prevalence and seriousness of the problem, and provides additional guidelines on how to conduct an assessment and work with batterers, and greatly expanded information on assessing and treating children. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568870854
Publisher:
Professional Resource Exchange Inc
Publication date:
02/28/2004
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
99

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsiii
Preface to the Second Editionv
1What Kinds of Families Are Violent?1
How Common Is Violence in the Family?1
How Serious Is Spousal Violence?3
Context Within Which Battering Occurs4
Who Seeks Treatment?5
Working With Families Experiencing Spousal Abuse7
Case Example 1Susan and George8
2How Much Do You Know About Spousal Abuse?11
Self-Quiz12
Self-Quiz Answers16
Detailed Answers20
3Assessment of Spouse Abuse33
Assessing the Woman for Spouse Abuse34
Does Violence Exist?34
How Dangerous Is the Violence?41
How Severely Affected Is the Client?42
Assessing the Batterer for Spouse Abuse42
Assessing a Couple for Violence46
Assessing Children for the Effects of Spousal Abuse49
Exploration of Factors49
Impact on Development52
Young Children (Preschoolers)54
School-Aged Children (Ages 6-12)55
Adolescents (Teenagers)55
Emotional Disturbances56
A Last Word on Assessment59
4Treatment of Spouse Abuse61
The Individual Woman61
Crisis Intervention61
Short-Term Counseling64
Long-Term Counseling65
Case Example: Catherine66
The Therapy67
Establishing Goals in Working With Battered Women67
Therapy for the Batterer68
Crisis Intervention70
Short-Term and Long-Term Counseling72
Case Example: Mark73
The Therapy73
Therapy With the Couple73
Beginning Couple's Therapy: Treatment Goals74
Later Therapy: Treatment Goals74
Case Example: Joe and Bonnie75
The Therapy76
Therapy With Children76
Individual Treatment Approaches77
Group Therapy Approaches77
Parent/Child Interventions78
Case Example: Bill79
The Therapy79
Summary80
5A Final Word on Spouse Abuse81
References85
Subject Index95

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