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Experts on Interpersonal Violence

  1. 1. A Presentation by Experts Faheesa Hamilton January 31, 2014 PSY 496
  2. 2.    (IPV) Interpersonal violence also known as domestic violence is a behavior that intentionally uses force to gain control or power over another individual It is so important to understand interpersonal violence because it needs to be identified when it occurs because it comes in different behavioral forms such as abuse , sexual assault, stalking, dating relationship violence, bullying and gang violence Interpersonal violence is a behavior that can be committed by both the male and female gender among all ages. Therefore it can be seen as a double standard among who is right or wrong for their action of violent behaviors against another human being
  3. 3.     Also controversy among IPV is surrounding the misconception that all forms of violence has the origin of aggression during early child hood Loeber, Magda (Feb, 2008) Related question to the subject to be answered: Is the development of violence in women similar to the intent as in men? What specific treatments are available that can help a family that is experiencing levels of domestic abuse?
  4. 4. Maria Rose, Criminal Justice and MA. in Professional Counseling , Currently pursuing Ph.D. in Health Psychology  Expert 1  Maria Rose is a Trauma Coordinator at a Adult day Program who teaches reform and recovery for relations of domestic abuse  Rose is skilled in Wrap Trauma and before working at the day program she provided counseling to battered women in various shelters and clinical settings Mary Epps, A.S in Social Services, B.A in Mental Health Technology, M.S in Community Psychology , Ph.D. in Substance Abuse Psychology with a concentration in Addiction  Expert 2  Mary Epps have over 30 years of experience working with individuals in domestic abuse relationships  Her goal is to focus on challenging the minds of men and women in domestic relationships and provide treatment that can build wellness within abused families
  5. 5.   The contribution of psychological research in most cases has pardon on the economic dependency that women possess and the emotional dependency men tend to rely on or contribute towards there partner. Rose suppose that factors of social forces are suggested to consist of the consistency of domestic violence in relationships which translates the complexity of the problems with IPV.
  6. 6. ” The dependency of another human being becomes the component to keep a closer connection with a partner in which a person is vulnerable and find the desire to continue to purse the relationship even if it is unhealthy” (Hirschfeld, Klerman, Gouch, Barrett & Chodoff, 1977).  Recommended Website: The following website will allow individuals who are in domestic relationships to find counseling ,treatment and guidance to finding a safer environment  Psychological Abuse: 
  7. 7.   Among the contribution of psychological research based on interpersonal violence it implicates that drugs and alcohol substance is one of the correlation within domestic abuse among partners. The influence that certain substances contain it can control and perpetrate the behavior of physical , psychological aggression towards a partner , friend or peer.
  8. 8. As a professional psychologist research Is making efforts to reduce or stop interpersonal violence in America society as a whole “ Loving is dangerous when it can cost a person there life” ( Davis, May 2008).   This website can provide influential information regarding ways of getting out of domestic abuse relationship, treatment and life saving tips to prevent violence leading to deadly or harmful occurrences.
  9. 9. Maria Rose 1. Detrimental behaviors 2.Inadequacy 3. Violence Cycle IPV is a learned behavior and is equipped to gain control and power over another individual Mary Epps 1. 2. 3. Observation Anger Management Society influences
  10. 10. American Psychological Association Presidential Task Force on Violence and the Family (1996a). Violence and the family: Report of the APA Presidential Task Force.Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Ann L. Coker, Paige H. Smith, Martie P. Thompson, Robert E. McKeown, Lesa Bethea, and Keith E. Davis. (2002). Social Support Protects against the Negative Effects of Partner Violence on Mental Health: Journal of Women's Health & Gender-Based Medicine., 11(5): 465-476. doi:10.1089/15246090260137644
  11. 11. Hamby, Sherry (2011) , The second wave of violence scholarship: Integrating and broadening theories of violence. Psychology of Violence, Vol 1(3),163-165. doi: 10.1037/a0024121 Hirschfeld , R. M. Klerman G. L., Gouch , H.G. , Barrett J., Korchin, S.J., & Chodoff, P.(1977). A measure of interpersonal dependency: Journal of personality Assessment, 41. 610- 619
  12. 12. Loeber, Rolf , Stouthamer-Loeber , Magda. (2008) Development of Juevenile aggression and Violence: American Psychologist , Vol 53 (2) ,242259:doi 10.103/000.-006x.53.2.242 McPhearson , M. Smith –Lovin , L. & Brashears M,E. (2006). Social Isolation in America: Changes in core discussion American Sociological Review, 71.