Treatment of Family Violence Among Correctional Populations

Stewart, Lynn
April 2002
ICCA Journal on Community Corrections;Apr2002, p8
The article focuses on the paper presented at the 2001 International Community Corrections Association (ICCA) Annual Conference concerning a model of intervention to deal with male offenders' violence against their female partners. It points out the use of an enhanced cognitive behavioural treatment approach and the application of effective corrections to treatment of family violence. It concludes that correctional programs are effective if they center on developing skills and provide contact between treatment personnel and participants.


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