The Violence of Men: New Techniques for Working with Abusive Families: A Therapy of Social Action / Edition 1

The Violence of Men: New Techniques for Working with Abusive Families: A Therapy of Social Action / Edition 1

by Cloe Madanes, James P. Keim, Dinah Smelser
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787901172

ISBN-13: 9780787901172

Pub. Date: 08/09/1995

Publisher: Wiley

A Step-by-Step Guide for Working with Violent Clients

Renowned family therapist Cloe Madanes presents a therapy of social action, a proven model of therapeutic intervention developed for professionals who work with violent men. At the very heart of this approach is the conviction that the offAnder is fully responsible for his actions. As evidence of this core

Overview

A Step-by-Step Guide for Working with Violent Clients

Renowned family therapist Cloe Madanes presents a therapy of social action, a proven model of therapeutic intervention developed for professionals who work with violent men. At the very heart of this approach is the conviction that the offAnder is fully responsible for his actions. As evidence of this core belief, a therapy of social action requires the offAnder to acknowledge his violent actions, demonstrate authentic repentance, make amAnds to the victim, and find acceptable alternative behaviors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787901172
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/09/1995
Series:
Psychology Series
Edition description:
1st
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

1. A Therapy of Social Action.

2. The Elements of Social Action in Therapy.

3. The Caged Animal.

4. The Knife in Her Heart (with James P. Keim).

5. Steps in the Therapy of Adult Sex Offenders.

6. The Juvenile Sex Offender (with Dinah Smelser and James P. Keim).

7. Abusive Husbands.

8. Judges' and Therapists' Mistakes.

9. The Past.

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