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Enhancing Resilience in Survivors of Family Violence
Author: Anderson, Kim M.
Format: Book
A book for professionals, describing the natural resilience in survivors of domestic violence, and how this strength can be used for healing. The author gives advice on identifying this strength, enhancing it and validating it to encourage the client. He shows how this treatment can be used successfully with survivors of child sexual abuse, children of women who have been violently victimised, and victims of long-term abuse. The key themes are family dynamics of oppression and violence, assessments that identify clients' resilience and healing through spirituality
Domestic violence Domestic violence interventions Resilience Family violence Violence, impact on children Spirituality Spirituality in counselling Compassion fatigue, treatment Vicarious traumatisation Assessment, clinical Protective factors Incest victims, rehabilitation Child sexual abuse victims, rehabilitation Child sexual abuse, adult survivors Abuse, intimate Abuse, healing therapy Abused partner, rehabilitation Post traumatic stress disorder PTSD
Table of contents
1. Dynamics and Consequences of Oppression and Violence
2. The Power of Recovery - Resilience, Posttraumatic Growth, and Strengths
3. Broadening the Focus of Resilience Research
4. Applying a Strengths Perspective to Problem- Based Assessments
5. Assessments that Capture Client Strengths, Resilience, and Acts of Resistance
6. Creating a Self-Narrative of Strength, Purpose, and Possibility
7. Spirituality - Finding Meaning and Purpose in the Midst of Suffering
8. Recommendations of Survivors of Violence to Other Survivors
9. Recommendations of Survivors of Violence to Helping Professionals
10. The Compassionate Helper
11. Implications, Cautions, and Future Directions
Appendices -
A. Solution- Focused Question Types
B. Person Centered Strengths Assessment
C. Resiliency Assessment of Childhood Protective Factors
D. Assessment of Resistance Strategies to Childhood Incest
E. Assessment of Intimate Partner Violence Childhood Survival Strategies
F. Assessment of Adult Recovery Strategies from Intimate Partner Violence
G. Professional Quality of Life Scale
Published: Springer Publishing Company; New York, NY, USA
Shelf Number: Dv15
Acquisiton Number: 3794
ISBN: 9780826111395

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