ERIC Number: EJ785613
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar
Feminist Group Counseling with South Asian Women Who Have Survived Intimate Partner Violence
Singh, Anneliese A.; Hays, Danica G.
Journal for Specialists in Group Work, v33 n1 p84-102 Mar 2008
This article examines how to use a feminist approach in group counseling with South Asian women who have survived intimate partner violence (IPV). South Asian culture, including gender-role expectations and attitudes about family violence, is discussed. A case study detailing a feminist counseling group conducted with this population is presented. Strengths, limitations, and implications of utilizing feminist group work with this population are explored.
Descriptors: Feminism, Family Violence, Females, Asian Culture, Group Counseling, Counseling Techniques, Cultural Influences, Leadership, Counselor Client Relationship, Immigrants, Acculturation, Conflict Resolution, Self Disclosure (Individuals), Sex Role, Gender Bias, Bibliotherapy, Asian Americans, Counseling Effectiveness
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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