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Author Bowen, Ellen L.

Title Domestic violence treatment for abusive women : a treatment manual / Ellen L. Bowen
Published New York : Routledge, ©2009
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 214 pages) : illustrations
Contents Understanding domestic violence -- Theoretical foundations for treatment -- Effective treatment -- Diagnostic issues and categories -- Practice issues, cultural competence, ethical considerations -- Use of this therapy with other groups -- Before group : setting the stage for change to occur -- Record keeping and administrative forms -- Facilitating the group : getting started -- Using binder handouts to facilitate growth and change
Summary Recognising that women can be as abusive in their intimate partnerships as men, this book provides the clinician with information to understand the unique characteristics and treatment implications for women's domestic violence. Practical and effective guidance is given for conducting group treatment of abusive women
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-207) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Domestic Violence -- prevention & control.
Psychotherapy, Group -- methods.
Spouse Abuse -- therapy.
Abusive women -- Rehabilitation
Women -- psychology.
Group psychotherapy.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Abuse -- Domestic Partner Abuse.
Group psychotherapy.
SELF-HELP -- Abuse.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203836960