Group Interventions for Men Who Batter: A Summary of Program Descriptions and Research

@article{Saunders2008GroupIF,
  title={Group Interventions for Men Who Batter: A Summary of Program Descriptions and Research},
  author={D. Saunders},
  journal={Violence and Victims},
  year={2008},
  volume={23},
  pages={156 - 172}
}
  • D. Saunders
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Violence and Victims
  • This article provides a summary of the latest research on men’s group interventions for men who batter their intimate partners. The major components of current programs are described, along with studies on treatment effectiveness. Evidence for the effectiveness of treatment combined with a coordinated community response is also presented. Several related topics are covered, in particular methods for enhancing treatment motivation and culturally competent practice. 
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