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Motivational Interviewing and Stages of Change in Intimate Partner Violence

by Dr. Christopher Murphy & Dr. Roland Maiuro

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....


Men Who Beat the Men Who Love Them: Battered Gay Men and Domestic Violence

by Phd, John Dececco, Patrick Letellier & David Island

Domestic violence in gay male relationships is the third largest health problem for gay men in America today. Men Who Beat the Men Who Love Them breaks the silence surrounding gay male domestic violence and...


Damaged: The Heartbreaking True Story of a Forgotten Child

by Cathy Glass

Although Jodie is only eight years old, she is violent, aggressive, and has already been through numerous foster families. Her last hope is Cathy Glass.

From the Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author....


Remembering Satan

by Lawrence Wright

In 1988 Ericka and Julie Ingram began making a series of accusations of sexual abuse against their father, Paul Ingram, who was a respected deputy sheriff in Olympia, Washington. At first the accusations were...


Preventing violence against women and girls: Educational work with children and young people

by Jane Ellis & Ravi K. Thiara

The first ever book on educational work to prevent violence against women and girls, offering insight into the underpinning theoretical debates and key lessons for practice.


Trespassers

by Andrea Miles

Years after suffering sexual and verbal abuse at the hands of her stepfather, Melanie is still haunted by her past. Her husband, Julius¬-a cop, and thus experienced in dealing with crime and punishment-struggles...


Helping Children and Young People Who Self-Harm

by Tim McDougall & Marie Armstrong

Nursing Children and Young People who Self-harm will provide clear and practical guidance for nurses and other health professionals confronted by this complex and difficult area.


Family Violence and Criminal Justice: A Life-Course Approach

by Brian Payne & Randy Gainey

The historical context of family violence is explored, as well as the various forms of violence, their prevalence in specific stages of life, and responses to it made by the criminal justice system and other...


Real Life Heroes: Practitioner's Manual

by Richard Kagan

The essential manual for the updated classic Real Life Heroes: Practitioner's Manual is an organized and easy-to-use reference for busy practitioners who provide therapy to children with traumatic stress. This...


The Language of Silence

by Peggy Webb

Following in the footsteps of her tiger-taming grandmother, a woman flees her abusive husband to join the circus in this masterful, heartfelt work of women’s fiction.

Peggy Webb won raves for her debut novel,...


Elena: A Mother's Story

by Celeste A. Velez

This is a story of a woman, born in Puerto Rico who moved to New York City and raised seven children during the depression. Her life was filled with struggles and heartache. Her courage is a testament to the...


The Coconut Latitudes: Secrets, Storms, and Survival in the Caribbean

by Rita M. Gardner

A father makes the fateful decision to leave a successful career in the US behind and move to an isolated beach in the Dominican Republic. He plants ten thousand coconut seedlings, transplants his wife and two...


Violence and Social Injustice Against Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual People

by Lacey Sloan & Nora Gustavsson

Violence and Social Injustice Against Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual People helps you look past the stereotypical picture of violence against sexual minorities--the public physical assaults on gay, lesbian, bisexual,...


The Systematic Mistreatment of Children in the Foster Care System: Through the Cracks

by Lois Weinberg

The Systematic Mistreatment of Children in the Foster Care System tells the stories of 10 children in the foster care system from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds and the efforts by advocates to find...


Power and Control in Relationships

by Mary Rose

Power is embedded in our society and makes its way into relationships through control. Hidden in everyday interactions, control is one of the major contributors to disagreements, arguments and conflicts in interpersonal...


Domestic Abuse Across the Lifespan: The Role of Occupational Therapy

by Christine Helfrich

Domestic abuse has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. Are you prepared to work with the people whose lives it has changed?Domestic Abuse Across the Lifespan: The Role of Occupational Therapy...


Program Evaluation and Family Violence Research

by Sally K. Ward & David Finkelhor

Understand and evaluate family violence programs for your community!Twenty years ago, the major issue in creating interventions to prevent domestic violence was persuading the courts, the funding agencies, and...


Sex-Offender Therapy: A "How-To" Workbook for Therapists Treating Sexually Aggressive Adults, Adolescents, and Children

by Rudy Flora, Joseph T. Duehl & Wanda Fisher

Groundbreaking information for treating sex offenders

Sexual abuse, sexual addiction, and sexual offending have become a significant clinical problem. Successfully treating these disorders is the first step...


Living and Loving After Betrayal: How to Heal from Emotional Abuse, Deceit, Infidelity, and Chronic Resentment

by Steven Stosny

In Living and Loving after Betrayal, clinical psychologist and anger management expert Steven Stosny offers help to those who have experienced betrayal, abuse, deceit, or infidelity in a relationship. This...


The Management of Sexuality in Residential Treatment

by Gordon Northrup

Here are practical ideas and help for dealing with problems of sexuality in residential treatment settings. On a day-to-day level, difficulties can arise from the need for child care workers to maintain caring...