• 2004 196pp large paperback ISBN: 9781568870861
Because of its pervasiveness in society, all
practitioners need to understand the various manifestations of violence
and be prepared to deal with clients who exhibit violent behaviors. Innovations in Clinical Practice: Focus on Violence Treatment & Prevention
provides practical, applied information to increase your knowledge and
understanding of violence and introduces new techniques and ideas that
you can use to sharpen your clinical skills, increase your competence,
and expand your practice.
All of the highly praised features of the original Innovations in Clinical Practice: A Source Book series have been retained, including:
Contributions by experienced researchers and clinicians presenting exciting new techniques and concepts.
Clear, concise ideas typically available only at professional workshops.
Presentations with a “how-to-do-it” emphasis - immediately usable in your practice.
Contributions covering a broad range of concerns.
Informal instruments and client handouts.
All new material with no duplication from other Innovations volumes. A large (8½" X 11") paperback.
“A practical, well-written, and extremely valuable resource for all mental health professionals dealing with the numerous forms of interpersonal violence. It spans the spectrum of violence from bullying to workplace violence and will serve the reader quite well. I recommend this tome as an excellent source of assessment and treatment strategies, thought-provoking information, and prevention techniques for the present and future.”
-Albert R. Roberts, PhD, Professor of Criminal Justice and Social Work, Director of Faculty and Curriculum Development, Interdisciplinary Criminal Justice Programs, Rutgers University
“Innovations in Clinical Practice, with its new format focusing in depth on relevant clinical problems or populations is of immeasurable value to practitioners. The clinical issues discussed not only provide state of the art, background information on selected clinical topics but also provide the practitioner ideas for assessment and treatment.... [It] focuses on topics important in today’s practice.”
-Diane J. Willis, PhD, Professor Emeritus, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center; President, Society of Clinical Psychology
Table of Contents
SECTION I: CLINICAL ISSUES AND APPLICATIONS
*Culturing Violence: The Developmental Consequences of Pervasive Community Violence
Raymond P. Lorion & Thomas L. Jackson *Stalking Victimization and Intimate Partner Abuse
Mindy B. Mechanic *The Impact of Client Characteristics and Therapist Variables When Working With Battered Women
Patricia Petretic *Comprehensive Risk Assessment of Violent Youth
Todd Willoughby & Garry P. PerrySECTION II: ASSESSMENT INSTRUMENTS AND CLIENT HANDOUTS
Quantity-Frequency Drinking Questions and Violence
Janice M. Brown The Domestic Violence Blame Scale (DVBS)
Patricia Petretic Client Handouts
Warning Signs of Teen Violence
American Psychological Association/Music Television Raising Children to Resist Violence: What You Can Do
American Psychological Association/American Academy of Pediatrics
Helping Survivors in the Wake of Disaster
National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder The Road to Resilience
American Psychological Association/Discovery Health ChannelSECTION III: COMMUNITY INTERVENTIONS
*Prevention and Postvention of Workplace Violence
John D. Weaver *The Importance of Settings in Understanding School-Based Bullying
Raymond P. Lorion, Mindy R. Feinberg, Stephanie Settanni, & Jill FaunceSECTION IV: SELECTED TOPICS
*Understanding Maternal Filicide
Cheryl L. Meyer *Psychology Responds to Terrorism
Ronald F. Levant & Kurt Salzinger *Clinical and Ethical Issues in the Treatment of Potentially Violent Individuals
Barry Rosenfeld & Michele Galietta*Risk Factors for Adverse Outcomes in Natural & Human-Caused Disasters: A Review of the Empirical Literature
National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
About the Editors
PhD, has directed two American Psychological Association (APA)
accredited clinical psychology doctoral programs, and has been a member and
chair of the Boards of Examiners in Psychology in two different states. He has
also chaired APA's Committee on Accreditation and has served on several other
APA committees and task forces. His research and clinical interests involve all
aspects of interpersonal and intimate-partner violence and have resulted in
over 125 articles, chapters, books, and regional, national, and international
presentations. He is currently Director of Aggression and Violence Prevention
Consultants. Dr. Jackson was an Associate Editor of Innovations in Clinical
Practice: A Source Book, volumes 11-20 and Innovations in Clinical
Practice: Focus on Children & Adolescents.
PhD, is a licensed psychologist who is the past dean and current Professor of
Psychology in the School of Professional Psychology at Wright State University
in Dayton, Ohio. He has been awarded the Diplomate in Clinical Psychology
(ABPP) and he is a Fellow of several American Psychological Association
divisions. His interests include professional training and ethical/legal issues
related to professional education and practice. Dr. VandeCreek has served as
President of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association and Chair of the APA
Insurance Trust. He is currently the Treasurer of the Division of Psychotherapy.
He has authored and coauthored more about 140 professional presentations and publications,
including 11 books. Since 1992, he has served as Senior Editor of the Innovations
in Clinical Practice: A Source Book series.