Padri oltre la violenza

Journal title TERAPIA FAMILIARE. Rivista interdisciplinare di ricerca ed intervento relazionale
Author/s Giacomo Grifoni
Publishing Year 2017 Issue 2017/113
Language Italian Pages 22 P. 200-221 File size 125 KB
DOI 10.3280/TF2017-113012
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The Author makes some reflections on how to involve fathers in a responsibility assumption process about violence behaviours within the household, thus joining one of the main reasearch interests of the Centro Ascolto Uomini Maltrattanti, which identifies the support to the parenthood of the authors of violence as an essential action aimed at increasing the safety level for women and children. Through the presentation of a few cases, the importance of adopting a sensitive approach to the relevant topics in receiving individuals and families is pointed out which is instrumental in carrying out accurate violence detection and engaging fathers in a change process by using the parenthood channel as a motivating factor. In accordance with the international guidelines on the treatments in favour of the authors of violence, the need to identify new working methods aiming at ensuring adequate protection for women and children in marital and family-related interventions is also pointed out.

Keywords: Fatherhood, violence, change, motivation, parenthood, listening groups.

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Giacomo Grifoni, Padri oltre la violenza in "TERAPIA FAMILIARE. Rivista interdisciplinare di ricerca ed intervento relazionale" 113/2017, pp 200-221, DOI: 10.3280/TF2017-113012