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

NCJ Number
241327
Journal
Violence and Victims Volume: 23 Issue: 2 Dated: 2008 Pages: 156-172
Author(s)
Daniel G. Saunders Ph.D
Date Published
2008
Length
22 pages
Annotation

This article discusses research on men's group interventions for men who batter their intimate partners.

Abstract

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. (Published Abstract)

Date Published: January 1, 2008