Domestic Violence Worksheet
What is the theory behind this Domestic Violence Worksheet?
Intimate partner violence is a type of domestic violence that refers to various forms of abuse that occur between romantic partners. The abuse can take many forms such as physical, emotional or financial. Whatever the form, the aim is to manipulate, control, and hurt the partner in one way or the other. It is important for victims of domestic violence seeking therapy to have a social support plan in place to help them feel safe and cared for.
How will the worksheet help?
This worksheet will help victims of intimate partner violence seeking therapy to have a social support plan in place. It will help them narrow down the people and organizations around them that they can rely on in case of a mental health crisis or simply lend a shoulder when things get too overwhelming for them. It will also prompt them to assess their hesitance to reach out and what they can do to overcome it.
How to use the worksheet?
This worksheet can be provided to victims of intimate partner violence who have been seeking therapy to deal with their trauma. Barriers to seeking social support can be further probed and the therapist can work with the individual to come up with practical steps to overcome those barriers. .
You can download this worksheet here.