10.1 According to the Children’s Bureau of the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, approximately how many children are killed each year by their parents?
10.2 What might be some characteristics of abusing spouses?
10.3 According to the National Symposium on Child Abuse, what might be eight conditions of poor child care?
11.1 What might dyscontrol syndrome cause?
12.1 What are some suggestions for improving the Family Court System?
12.2 What might be some reasons why victims don’t seek police help?
12.3 According to Island and Letellier, approximately how many gay males are battered annually?
13.1 What is the contract procedure between a batterer and a cooperative effort by the partner to teach self-control?
13.2 What are three steps in treating aggression?
13.3 What might be the goal for crisis interventions?
14.1 What are some possible physical risks an abused woman faces if she leaves the relationship?
14.2 What are some possible risks for her children if she stays?
15.1 What should the mental health practitioner always discuss with the client prior to assessment of domestic violence?
B. The limits of confidentiality
C. Physical neglect, emotional neglect, educational neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse, community neglect, moral neglect, medical neglect
D. Inadequate, self-centered, hypersensitive, incompetent, anxious, impulsive, diffident, lonely, and isolated
E. Wife and child battery, senseless assaults, motiveless homicides, self-injury, dangerously aggressive driving, domestic infidelity, divorce, and (in children) educational and social difficulties
F. Increase the number of legal options available to the victim by giving the victim the authority to transfer the case from the Family Court to Criminal Court, mandate that the husband secure professional help, review profess periodically, mandate arbitration, counseling, or treatment as an alternative to fines, imprisonment, or an order of the home designate the battered wife as a probation officer of the court
G. Having him acknowledge that he alone is responsible for the battering, asking him how he feels when he hits her, develop a violence eliminating contract
I. Fear of reprisals from husband on themselves or next of kin, fear of social disgrace, lack of faith in the police system’s response, to prevent the children from witnessing their fathers being apprehended by the police
J. Teach, examine, determine, involve
K. Physical injury or psychological harm to children, children can witness violence, be hurt while trying to protect mother, loss of children
L. He may continue to hit and injure her, threats can often surface, leaving doesn’t ensure that he will not find her and may kill her, unsafe behavior with her partner may continue, may sexually assault her
M. To solve the presenting problem (the crisis) through immediate response, focusing on the presenting problem with a determination of psychological and physical safety, and issuing a directive that results in a solution to the problem