Safety Planning Based on Lethality Assessment for Partners of Batterers in Intervention Programs

  title={Safety Planning Based on Lethality Assessment for Partners of Batterers in Intervention Programs},
  author={Jacquelyn C Campbell},
  journal={Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment \& Trauma},
  pages={129 - 143}
Summary This chapter outlines a process of individualized safety planning with the partners of batterers in intervention programs that is based on the principles of empowerment and autonomy, and takes into account the context of the woman's situation. Assessing context is operationalized as considering the potential lethality of the situation from her partner, her relationship and emotional status, available resources, and her children. The safety planning process is described as an opportunity… Expand
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