This TIP, Substance Abuse Treatment and Domestic Violence, presents an introduction to the field of domestic violence. It give providers information on the role of substance abuse in domestic violence. Techniques for detecting and eliciting such information are supplied, along with ways to modify treatment to ensure victims’ safety and to stop the cycle of violence in both parties’ lives. Legal issues, including duty to warn and confidentiality, are discussed.
Date Added: 05/15/08
Inventory #: SMA08-4076