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1

The National Violence Against Women Survey (Tjaden and Thoennes, 2001) found that ______% of women and ____% of men said they had been physically assaulted by a current or former intimate partner at some time during their life.

  • 20.7%
  • 7%

2

Women are more likely to be victims of spouse/partner abuse when they are: __________, heterosexual, _________/Alaska Native (followed by _________ American), and in families with a yearly income less than $___________.

  • Younger
  • American Indian
  • African
  • $10,000

3

The 1992 National Alcohol and Family Violence Survey found that __________ was the best single predictor of cessation of battering, with ___________ families being the most likely to report continued violence.

  • Income
  • Low-income

4

Interventions with battered women should emphasize _________, and include methods for ensuring her _________ and increasing her ____________ and sense of empowerment and ___________.

  • Self-determination
  • Safety
  • Self-esteem
  • Control

5

When working with battered women, assessment and treatment decisions should be based on consideration of ____________ and other _____________ factors that may be relevant to the client's situation.

  • Cultural
  • Contextual

6

Most intervention programs for spouse/partner abuse provide _________ services for victims and perpetrators.

Separate.

7

Mack (1989) concludes that joint (couples) therapy is likely to be appropriate when the abuse is ___________ (i.e., is primarily the expression of emotion, is mutual or reciprocal, and is followed by remorse) but is contraindicated when the abuse is ___________ (i.e., is committed without provocation and to achieve a goal, is unilateral, and is not followed by remorse).

  • Expressive
  • Instrumental

8

Factors shown to influence a woman's willingness to stay in an abusive relationship include: __________ to the relationship, economic dependence, a belief that _____________, and fear of ____________ by the batterer against the self and/or children.

  • Commitment
  • The batterer will change
  • Retaliation

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