The Identification, Assessment, and Treatment of Adults Who Abuse Animals: The AniCare Approach

The Identification, Assessment, and Treatment of Adults Who Abuse Animals: The AniCare Approach

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319273600
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 03/22/2016
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 115
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Kenneth K Shapiro earned his BA from Harvard University and his PhD in clinical psychology from Duke University. He is president of the Animals and Society Institute and he is founder and editor of Society and Animals: Journal of Human-Animal Studies; cofounder and coeditor of Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science; and editor of the Human-Animal Studies book series. He also published over 40 refereed articles, book chapters and invited papers. Dr. Shapiro is one of the developers of AniCare and AniCare Child, the only psychological treatment models for animal abusers, and trains therapists throughout the country on the use of these models.

Antonia J.Z. Henderson is a professor of psychology at Langara College in Vancouver, British Columbia, with 20 years teaching experience: specializing in psychology of human & animal relationships and equine behavior. She has an extensive publication record in peer reviewed journals (e.g. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare, Society and Animals, Journal of Family Violence, Journal of Family Psychology, Personal Relationships).

Table of Contents

Introduction: 1 Introduction to the
Second Edition.- The Violence Connection.- Identification and Assessment: Defining Abuse.- Sources of Identification of Abuse.- 2.3 Assessment.-
Intervention: Initial Phase of Therapy:
Establishing a Working Relationship.- Establishing Accountability.- Interpersonal
Skills: Empathy.- Other Interpersonal Skills.- Complementary Approaches.- 4. Appendices: Appendix A: Supplementary
Cases.- Appendix B: Screening Instrument.- Appendix C: History.- Appendix D:
Animal Hoarding.

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