Solution-Focused Treatment of Domestic Violence Offenders

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    Every fifteen seconds someone commits a crime of domestic violence in the United States, and most violators will be court-mandated to receive group treatment. Outcome studies of traditional treatment programs those with confrontational or educational approaches indicate high rates of dropping out and low effectiveness, lending urgency to the need to find an alternative method. This book describes a cutting-edge treatment approach that creates effective, positive changes in domestic violence offenders. Solution-focused therapy focuses on holding offenders accountable and responsible for building solutions, rather than emphasizing their problems and deficits. By focusing on "solution-talk" instead of "problem-talk," clients are assisted in developing useful goals and solution behaviors that are then amplified, supported, and reinforced through a solution-building process. The book will be of great interest to professionals and graduate students in social work, psychology, and counseling.

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    Number of Pages: 272
    Format(s): Hardback - ISBN: 9780195146776
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    Listed in: Domestic violence, Counselling & advice services, Crime & criminology
    Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc

    Books by Mo Yee Lee

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