Psychoeducational Interventions and Resources
The psychoeducational interventions for domestic violence victims involve the integration of education as well as counseling and support activities. According to Dutton (2017), clients can receive the interventions individually or as a group depending on their needs.
The resources helpful to families experiencing domestic violence include non-governmental organizations, legal support for survivors, professional counselors, safe housing and shelter for the victims, and hotlines for immediate help. For instance, non-governmental organizations educate families on how they prevent violence and where to seek help before their issues escalate.
Psychoeducational interventions help victims recover and prevent the reoccurrence of domestic violence. The interventions and resources can be documented using paper records or electronic records. The documentation should involve the use of codes for the easier retrieval of information.
Approaches That Counselors or Paraprofessionals Can Use to Address Domestic Violence
Counselors can teach their clients how to manage emotions and have healthy relationships with their partners.
Family relationships and parenting programs and treating at-risk individuals can prevent domestic violence (The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2021). Involving influential peers in family-based programs can help families prevent violence.
Counselors can measure the progress of their client’s or family’s goals by assessing whether they have recovered and how much they have learned about domestic violence, including prevention and management strategies (Oggero et al., 2021). Notably, the goals for psychoeducational interventions are transferring information, training and supporting victims, and medication and treatment support.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2021). Intimate Partner Violence: Prevention Strategies. Cdc. Web.
Dutton, D. (2017). Treatment groups for intimate partner violence. Psyccritiques, 62(1), 1-15. Web.
Oggero, M., Cappello, R., Clay, P., & Gaskamp, C. (2021). Patient Satisfaction With a COVID-19 Telehealth Lactation Care Model. Clinical Lactation, 12(2), 58-66. Web.