Strengths-based Batterer Intervention: A New Paradigm in Ending Family Violence
Springer Publishing Co Inc
1 Jan 2009
Strengths-Based Batterer Intervention provides readers with new and innovative ways to approach intervention with Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) offenders, one based on strengths rather than deficits. Using emerging theories about batterer intervention techniques, the book forges a new direction in the field, and the strengths-based approach offers an exciting alternative in this complex and difficult field.This title includes positive psychology, strengths-based theory, solution-focused practice, narrative practice, and motivational interviewing. It also contains assessment tools, exercises, program evaluation techniques, and case studies guide readers in applying emerging theories into successful practice. It features intervention protocols, limitations of techniques described, and case studies showing how the model works with actual clients.