ERIC Number: EJ560623
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Motivating Batterers to Change in the Treatment Context.
Murphy, Christopher M.; Baxter, Victoria A.
Journal of Interpersonal Violence, v12 n4 p607-19 Aug 1997
Describes how confrontational treatment programs for batterers may increase client resistance. Suggests an alternative approach to working with unmotivated clients which relies on a comprehensive model of the change process, with supportive clinical strategies tailored to the client's stage of change. Focuses on the importance of a collaborative working alliance. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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