The vortex of violence : moving beyond the cycle and engaging clients in change

Carrington, Ann M. 2012, The vortex of violence : moving beyond the cycle and engaging clients in change, British journal of social work, vol. 44, no. 2, pp. 451-468, doi: 10.1093/bjsw/bcs116.

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Title The vortex of violence : moving beyond the cycle and engaging clients in change
Author(s) Carrington, Ann M.
Journal name British journal of social work
Volume number 44
Issue number 2
Start page 451
End page 468
Total pages 18
Publisher Oxford University Press
Place of publication Oxford, Eng.
Publication date 2012
ISSN 1468-263X
Keyword(s) domestic violence
cycle of violence
practice model
power and control
Summary This article introduces the conceptual practice tool of ‘The Vortex of Violence’ and one suggested practice model for utilising the vortex of violence in practice with women who have experienced a domestic violence relationship. The practice tool and model are an expansion of ‘The Cycle of Violence’ that shifts the focus from explanation of the dynamics of abusive relationships to the exploration of the lived experience of women and the development of a personal/therapeutic template for healing and reclaiming of their lives.
Language eng
DOI 10.1093/bjsw/bcs116
Field of Research 119999 Medical and Health Sciences not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970111 Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2012, Oxford University Press
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