- Subject index
Drawing attention to the complexity of helping battered women and their children, this volume introduces a new model of `women-defined' advocacy. The model emphasizes: understanding a battered woman's perspective, including her risk analysis and safety plan; building partnerships with battered women; and systems advocacy. It seeks to craft courses of action that will enhance women's safety given their individual realities - which might include, for example, a woman deciding to remain temporarily in an abusive relationship.
Chapter 7: Safety Planning with Battered Women
Safety Planning with Battered Women
Elements of Woman-Defined Advocacy
- Build a partnership with a battered woman.
- Work with a battered woman to strengthen her safety plan.
- Identify available and relevant options and resources.
- Analyze these ...