Alternatives to Domestic Violence
A Homework Manual for Battering Intervention Groups, 2nd Edition
Routledge – 2004 – 240 pages
The first workbook designed for counsellors to help abusers recognise and deal with the issues underlying their behaviour.
Acknowledgements. Preface. Defining Abuse and Battering. Achieving Nonviolence. Exploring and Defeating Intimidation. Creating a Trusting Relationship. Giving and Receiving Respect. Accountability: Taking Responsibility for Yourself. Maintaining Positive Sexual Relationships. Negotiating a Partnership. Cooperating Through Good Communication. Parenting: How to Relate to Your Children. Conclusion. References. Index. About the Authors.
Kevin A. Fall, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor at Loyola University, New Orleans. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of North Texas and holds credentials as a Nationally Certified Counselor and is a Licensed Professional Counselor in both Louisiana and Texas. He has been active as a group counselor in hospital, agency, and private practice settings and is the co-author of Group Counseling: Concepts and Procedures.
Shareen Howard, M.S., is the director of the Battering Intervention and Prevention Program at the Denton County Friends of the Family in Denton, Texas. She received her Masters degree in Counseling and Development at Texas Woman's University. She is also a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas and has worked extensively with the survivors and perpetrators of domestic violence.