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NCJ Number: 230233 Find in a Library
Title: Filial Therapy with Victims of Family Violence: a Phenomenological Study
Journal: Journal of Family Violence  Volume:25  Issue:4  Dated:May 2010  Pages:423-429
Author(s): Sarah Kinsworthy; Yvonne Garza
Date Published: May 2010
Page Count: 7
Document: PDF
Type: Research (Applied/Empirical)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This study examined the effect of child-parent relationship training on the perceptions of parents who were victims of family violence.
Abstract: This research study examined the perceptions of parents, and victims of domestic violence, after receiving filial therapy. Specifically, parents were trained in a 10-week filial therapy model, Child-Parent Relationship Training. At the completion of the study, parents were given a semi-structured, open-ended style interview to gather information about their experiences. Themes emerged from the data participants provided, such as: experiencing increased warmth and trust in the child–parent relationship, changed parenting style, and decreased parental stress. Additionally, narratives reflect the positive influence the training had on parents' perceptions of violence. A summary of the essence of the parent’s experiences is included. Tables and references (Published Abstract)
Main Term(s): Domestic assault
Index Term(s): Behavior modification; Domestic relations; Family crisis; Family crisis training; Family offenses; Filial violence; Parent-Child Relations; Role playing
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