Award Date

1-1-1996

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Department

Social Work

First Committee Member

Linda Santangelo

Number of Pages

81

Abstract

Domestic violence and substance abuse have come to the forefront of the public's awareness in the last decade. This document focuses on the simultaneous occurrence of these phenomena and proposes that providers reconcile any possible differences in treatment and collaborate, if not integrate services. Providers must move beyond their respective theoretical approaches and form a new transtheoretical delivery approach to treatment in order to provide the best possible outcomes for clients. Additionally, while the document assumes that substance abuse programs are offering appropriate assessment and treatment to their clients, it seeks to further heighten their awareness to issues concerning domestic violence, in particular the needs of the victim of domestic violence.

Keywords

Abuse; Assessment; Domestic; Setting; Substance; Treatment; Violence

Controlled Subject

Social service; Behaviorism (Psychology); Clinical psychology; Criminology

File Format

pdf

File Size

2068.48 KB

Degree Grantor

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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Identifier

https://doi.org/10.25669/o18v-lmfz


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