DescriptionThe exercises in the Violent No More Workbook are specifically designed to help men who batter understand, monitor and stop their abusive and controlling behavior. Also included are exercises designed for couples who are working through basic relationship issues such as negotiating, communicating, compromising and disagreeing without becoming abusive or controlling. With step-by-step processes written specifically for men, this workbook, which is both informative and easy to use, is for individual men as well as mental-health counselors and facilitators in domestic abuse programs. Men who batter can change with the right encouragement and motivation. The exercises in this workbook will help them on their journey.
Hunter House Publishers
February 24, 2015
8.4 X 0.5 X 10.9 inches | 1.05 pounds
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About the Author
Michael Paymar has lectured and trained, both nationally and internationally, on human rights and ending gender-based violence. He provides training and technical assistance to professionals in the criminal and civil justice system, law enforcement, and the military on how to end domestic violence. Paymar lives in Minneapolis, MN, where he serves in the U.S. House of Representatives. Anne Ganley lives in Seattle, WA.
"Finally, someone has written a book for men in offender groups, rather than for those of us who facilitate them. Paymar's book is written to men, using the voices of men. It poses the most central question to men who batter--how did I get here and what does it take for me to change?" -- Ellen Pence, Ph.D., founder of Duluth Domestic Abuse Intervention Project "A highlight of the book is the many inspiring stories by individual men of their violence and their process of change. This book should convince any man that we can and must stop violence against women." -- Paul Kivel, author of Men's Work: How to Stop the Violence that Tears Our Lives Apart