Title The STOP Program, Revised & Updated 4/e
Subtitle Handouts and Homework (Innovative Skills Techniques Option and Plans for Better Relationship)
Author David B. Wexler
ISBN 9780393714593
List price USD 12.00
Price outside India Available on Request
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 152
Book size 216 X 298 mm
Publishing year 2020
Original publisher W. W. Norton & Company
Published in India by .
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, .
Status New Arrival
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Worksheets and exercises to accompany this powerful therapeutic program.

Fully revised and updated to accompany the fourth edition of the STOP Domestic Violence program, these handouts are critical to keeping participants actively engaged in overcoming their abusive tendencies. Packaged as functional loose-leaf sheets, they can be added, removed, or rearranged to suit the needs of any group leader administering the program.



Part I: Orientation Information

The STOP Program Q&A • Typical Questions and Concerns • Provisional Status Policy (Group Members’ Version) • The 15 Commandments of STOP • Gratitudes • Mindfulness in Everyday Life • Feelings Count


Part II: New Mr Sessi

House of Abuse • Time-Out • Time-Out Information for Partners • When Your Partner Blocks Your Path


Part III: Core Curriculum

The Cycle of Abuse • The Red Flags of Anger • The Four-Square Technique • Power & Control Wheel • Threats & Intimidation • Bad Rap Worksheet • Bad Rap • Bad Rap Quiz • Examples of Anger-Producing Self-Talk • Men Are Supposed To... • Masculinity Traps • Guidelines for Good Men • Jealousy • Misinterpretations • Normative Male Alexithymia • Anger Is A Secondary Emotion • Switch! • Put-downs from Parents • The Male Shame Manifesto • The Broken Mirror Sequence • Relational Heroism • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Info • What’s My ACE Score? • ACE RESILIENCE Questionnaire • Assertiveness • What Is Assertive Behavior? • Asking for Change • Expressing Your Feelings • Active Listening • The Five Love Languages • Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse • Emotional Abuse & Mind Games • Conflict with Respect • Relationship Respect Contract • Which Attachment Style Am I? • Can I Count on You? • Effective Communication • The Art of Apologies • Classic Apology Mistakes • Handling Criticism: Nondefensive Listening • Sexual Abuse: Psychological & Physical • Masculinity Traps: Sex • About Sex • Questions for Kids • Accountability Statement • Accountability Defenses • The Way Aggressive People Think • Accountability Checklist • Stake In Conformity: Protect What You’ve Earned! • Screw You! • The MAST Assessment • I Really Didn’t Mean to Do It... I Was Drunk • Why Do We Care?: The Relationship Between Substance Abuse And Intimate Partner Violence • Safe at Home Questionnaire, Revised • The Five Stages of Change • Making Changes, Pros and Cons • Prevention Plan


Part IV: Exit/Relapse Prevention Sessions

Most Violent and/or Most Disturbing Incident • Prevention Plan


Part V: Standard Forms

Weekly Check-In • Evaluation Form • Treatment Expectations

About the Author:

David B. Wexler, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and executive director of the nonprofit Relationship Training Institute. He lives in San Diego, California.

Target Audience:

This book is for therapists, social workers, and other counselors dealing with domestic violence abusers.

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