ERIC Number: ED253838
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Chemical Dependency and Violence: Working with Dually Affected Families. A Cross-Training Program Manual for Counselors and Advocates.
Wright, Janet M.
This manual is designed as a cross-training program guide for counselors working in the fields of woman abuse and chemical dependency. (A cross-training program is a system for one (or more) agency personnel to train each other in their respective areas of expertise.) Chapter 1 discusses the rationale and goals of a cross-training program; issues in program implementation including participant resistance, and motivation; and the function of the group facilitator and the function and goals of the group. The remainder of the manual is divided into two sections, one on woman abuse and one on chemical dependency. Each section contains materials for approximately 18 hours of training divided into nine or ten sessions. The nine sessions on woman abuse include four sessions of basic information emphasizing the connection of woman abuse with alcohol and other chemical dependency (to be used sequentially), and sessions on men who batter, legal issues, children from violent homes, child abuse/incest, and wrap-up. The sessions on chemical dependency include introduction to chemical dependency and other drug abuse, assessment and intervention, the family illness and family violence, children from dependent families, women chemical abusers, fetal alcohol syndrome, a group approach to chemical dependency, and the wrap-up session from section one. The format for the sessions consists of statement of purpose, session outlines and objectives, instructions for the trainer, and references. The appendices provide evaluation forms, pre- and post-tests, a list of recommended films, and handouts. (MCF)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Alcoholism, Battered Women, Child Abuse, Counselor Training, Counselors, Drug Abuse, Drug Addiction, Family Problems, Family Violence, Incest, Legal Problems, Skill Development, Training Methods
Wisconsin Clearinghouse, 1954 East Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53704.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Sponsor: Wisconsin Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Other Drug Information, Madison.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Clearinghouse, Madison.