Battered women and their families: intervention strategies and treatment programs

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Springer Pub. Co., 1998 - Family & Relationships - 526 pages
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Considered the complete, in-depth guide to effective interventions for this pervasive social disease, this title has been updated to include new case studies, cultural perspectives, and assessment protocols. In an area of counseling that cannot receive enough attention, Dr. Robertss work stands out as an essential treatment tool for all clinical social workers, nurses, physicians, and graduate students intent on working with battered women on a daily basis.

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Contents

Crisis Intervention and Cognitive ProblemSolving
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The Organizational Structure and Function
58
Conjoint Therapy for the Treatment
76
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About the author (1998)

D.S.W. from U. of Maryland. Chairman of Administration of Justice Department. Author or co-author of ten books, many in second or third editions, among them: Moraskin/Roberts: Visions for Change: Crime and Justice in the Twenty-First Century 2ND (PH, 1998, 444 pp. $55.00), Roberts: Crisis Intervention Handbook: Assessment, Treatment, and Research 2/e (O.U.P., 2000), Roberts ed. Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs, and Services 2/e (Wadsworth, 1998, 300 pp. $45.95) He has also published two other books with Sage: Crisis Intervention and Time-Limited Cognitive Treatment - pub'd.1/95, sales to date of 2,585/$61,662 (2,290 paper/$50,497) Helping Crime Victims: Research, Policy and Practice - pub'd 6/90, sales to date of 3,031/$57,325 (2,425 paper/$40,943)