A Multidimensional Evaluation of a Treatment Program for Female Batterers: A Pilot Study

  title={A Multidimensional Evaluation of a Treatment Program for Female Batterers: A Pilot Study},
  author={Michelle Carney and Frederick P. Buttell},
  journal={Research on Social Work Practice},
  pages={249 - 258}
The purpose of the study was to conduct a preliminary evaluation of a batterer intervention program by investigating changes in psychological variables related to abuse (i.e., truthfulness, violence, lethality, control, and stress coping abilities) between pretreatment and posttreatment assessments in a sample of women involuntarily placed in treatment. This study evaluated arrest records for a period of 12 months following treatment completion to determine the association between changes on… 

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