“En el grupo tomas conciencia (In group you become aware) Latino immigrants” satisfaction with a culturally informed intervention for men who batter.

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Qualitative interviews were conducted with 21 Latino immigrant men who participated in a culturally informed batterer intervention. The objectives of this investigation were twofold. First, to identify the treatment components that facilitated the participants’ willingness to engage in a process of change aimed at terminating their abusive behaviors. Second, to describe the treatment components that led to their satisfaction with the intervention. Research findings confirm that the Spanish version of the Duluth curriculum can be beneficial for Latino immigrant batterers. Results also demonstrate the critical role of culture as it refers to content of the intervention and method of delivery

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Parra-Cardona, J. R., Escobar-Chew, A. R., Holtrop, K., Carpenter, G., Guzmán, R., Hernández, D., … & González Ramírez, D. (2013). “En el grupo tomas conciencia (In group you become aware)” Latino immigrants’ satisfaction with a culturally informed intervention for men who batter. Violence against women, 19(1), 107-132.

About This Study:

Intervention(s): Men's group
Intervention Duration: 26 weeks
Relevant ORR Program: Ethnic Community Self-Help Program, Preferred Communities, Refugee Health Promotion, Refugee Support Services, Youth Mentoring
Study Type: Suggestive evidence
Full Text Availability: Free
Direction of Evidence: Positive impact
Strength of Evidence: Suggestive
Gender(s) of Participants: Male
Age(s) of Participants: Adults
Region(s) of Origin of Participants: North America

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