Process and outcome in small groups for children of battered women.

Einat Peled, Jeffrey L. Edleson

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provide an overview of group processes and related outcomes in group work with children of battered women / focus on the [Children's Program] of the Domestic Abuse Project (DAP) / the Children's Program provides intake, group orientation, and closing family sessions, a 10-session program for groups of children in differing age groups, and a concurrent parenting group / present common outcome goals for children's programs and illustrate the processes that DAP staff have developed to achieve them / identify potential unintended outcomes and offer strategies to prevent or overcome resulting problems / although our focus is on [the] DAP's program, we also occasionally provide examples from the work of others processes and outcomes [breaking the secret, learning to protect oneself, having a positive experience, strengthening self-esteem, family involvement in group] (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2020 APA, all rights reserved)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEnding the cycle of violence: Community responses to children of battered women.
Place of PublicationThousand Oaks, CA, US
PublisherSAGE Publications Inc.
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)0-8039-5368-2 , 0-8039-5369-0
StatePublished - 1995


  • *Battered Females
  • *Group Counseling
  • *Offspring
  • Domestic Violence
  • Group Dynamics
  • Mental Health Programs
  • Treatment Outcomes


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