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Gender-based violence and depression in women : a feminist group work response

Author: Deborah Western
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2013.
Series: SpringerBriefs in social work.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Social workers, in whatever capacity they work, can expect to come into contact with women who have experienced/are experiencing violence and with women who are experiencing depression. Therefore, a range of social work supports and interventions are required in order to meet the needs of diverse women and assist them in their recovery. One of these methods is group work where women can share their experiences,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Western
ISBN: 9781461475316 1461475317
OCLC Number: 834443160
Description: viii, 102 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
An introductory visit to a women's journaling group --
A conceptual and contextual background for theorising and understanding gender-based violence and depression in women --
Gender-based violence against women and human rights --
Depression in women --
Feminist group work, consciousness-raising and resistance --
Women and journaling --
The Women's Journaling Group Program (WJGP) model --
An example outline of a Women's Journaling Group Program --
Practice guidelines for facilitating a Women's Journaling Group Program --
Postscript.
Series Title: SpringerBriefs in social work.
Responsibility: Deborah Western.

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This book is based on original research by the author that sought to understand depression in women from a feminist and gender-informed perspective and highlight activities of consciousness-raising  Read more...

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From the reviews:"Each focusing on a different yet related aspect of violence against women, the 10 chapters can be read as a whole or individually for their specific emphases. ... The book is Read more...

 
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