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Talking To A Battered Woman: A Guide For The Short Term Helper Molly Remer

Talking To A Battered Woman: A Guide For The Short Term Helper

Molly Remer

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ISBN : 9780974426617
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 About the Book 

In your volunteer or paid human service position, are called upon to work with challenging topics on a short-term basis? Do you ever feel lost or confused about what you can actually accomplish in a short-term interaction with a woman in crisis? ThisMoreIn your volunteer or paid human service position, are called upon to work with challenging topics on a short-term basis? Do you ever feel lost or confused about what you can actually accomplish in a short-term interaction with a woman in crisis? This guide is for you--a realistic overview of how you can help and how to define your role. A helpful guide intended for people working with battered women on a short-term basis: volunteers in crisis hotline or residential settings, crisis workers, hospital personnel, and informal helpers such as friends. Provides useful sections about: Domestic Violence Dynamics- Active Listening Skills & Empathy- Boundaries- Interaction Tips--Dos & Donts- Sharing Pain- Self-Care- Resources- Sample Safety Plan. This booklet is perfect for use in training sessions and as an ongoing quick reference. It is also a convenient primer on general interaction skills.