The Working Alliance in Intervention for Partner Violence Perpetrators: Recent Research and Theory

@article{Taft2006TheWA,
  title={The Working Alliance in Intervention for Partner Violence Perpetrators: Recent Research and Theory},
  author={Casey T. Taft and Christopher M. Murphy},
  journal={Journal of Family Violence},
  year={2006},
  volume={22},
  pages={11-18}
}
The working alliance consists of therapist and client agreement on the goals and tasks of therapy, and the therapeutic bond. Measures of the working alliance, assessed during the course of therapy, have consistently predicted positive therapeutic change across various client populations and treatment approaches. This paper reviews recent research highlighting the importance of the working alliance with respect to treatment compliance and outcome in interventions for perpetrators of partner… CONTINUE READING

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