ERIC Number: ED433475
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Alternatives to Domestic Violence: A Homework Manual for Battering Intervention Groups.
Fall, Kevin A.; Howard, Shareen; Ford, June E.
This workbook has been designed for counselors to help abusers of women recognize and deal with the issues underlying their behavior through battering intervention groups. Techniques presented in the manual have been tested in actual groups and refined for inclusion into the workbook. Case studies and exercises are provided to stimulate active participation by group members. Chapters include: (1) "Defining Abuse and Battering"; (2) "Achieving Nonviolence"; (3) "Exploring and Defeating Intimidation"; (4) "Creating a Trusting Relationship"; (5) "Giving and Receiving Respect"; (6) "Accountability: Taking Responsibility for Yourself"; (7) "Maintaining Positive Sexual Relationships"; (8) "Negotiating a Partnership"; (9) "Cooperating through Good Communication"; and (10) "Parenting: How to Relate to your Children". (Contains 16 references.) (GCP)
Descriptors: Battered Women, Behavior Modification, Counseling Techniques, Crisis Intervention, Emotional Abuse, Family Relationship, Family Violence, Group Counseling, Interpersonal Relationship, Verbal Abuse, Workbooks
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners; Students
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