Motivational Interviewing and Stages of Change in Intimate Partner Violence

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Motivational Interviewing and Stages of Change in Intimate Partner Violence

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  • Christopher Murphy PhD
  • Roland Maiuro PhD

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Motivational Interviewing has becoming increasingly widespread among counselors and therapists, but no book to date has focused exclusively on applying Motivational Interviewing to domestic and partner violence.

Written by established authorities in the field, the chapters in this volume represent important applications of motivational enhancement strategies to intimate partner violence with both victims and batterers. These studies include descriptive research on victims and perpetrators of abuse, measurement issues in assessing stages of change, and real-world applications of motivational interviewing. Murphy and Maiuro illustrate both the benefits and challenges inherent in this growing area of research."

Product Details 

  • Publication Date May 18, 2009
  • Page Count 328
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9780826119773
  • EISBN 9780826119780

Table of Contents 

I. Introduction
Chapter 1 Understanding and Facilitating the Change Process in Perpetrators and Victims of Intimate Partner Violence
II. Working with Perpetrators
Chapter 2 Motivational Interviewing as a Mechanism for Change in Men who Batter
Chapter 3 Acceptability of a Stage-Matched Expert System Intervention for Domestic Violence Offenders
Chapter 4 Motivational Interviewing as a Pre-Group Intervention for Partner-Violent Men
Chapter 5 Readiness to Change, Partner Violence Subtypes, and Treatment Outcomes Among Men in Treatment for Partner Assault
Chapter 6 Stages of Change in Batterers and Their Response to Treatment
Chapter 7 Does the Transtheoretical Model Predict Attrition in Domestic Violence Treatment Programs?
Chapter 8 Motivating Substance-Involved Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Violence to Seek Treatment: A Focus on Fathers
Chapter 9 The Revised "Safe At Home" Instrument For Assessing Readiness to Change in Intimate Partner Violence
III. Working with Victims Chapter 10 A Comparison of Women versus Men Charged with Intimate Partner Violence
Chapter 11 Defining Appropriate Stages of Change for Intimate Partner Violence Survivors
Chapter 12 The Transtheoretical Model in Intimate Partner Violence Victimization: Stage Changes Over Time