Another Way...Choosing to Change

Participant's Handbook - Women's Edition (First Edition)
Nada J. Yorke
©2021, 410 pages

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    Another Way…Choosing to Change: Participant’s Handbook – Women’s Edition is a facilitator-led, strengths-based, solution-focused program designed for women who use force in their intimate partner relationships.

    The handbook helps to guide women toward healthy self-reflection and increased personal resiliency, while they explore safe and nonviolent relationship responses. It educates participants on what constitutes abusive behaviors, encourages introspection, promotes personal responsibility for abusive behaviors, and teaches non-violent conflict resolution.

    The handbook progresses in tandem with the 52-week curriculum, providing women with weekly interventions and actionable goals. Coping skills, spiritual and emotional healing, relationship management, parenting, socialization, recovery from trauma, mindfulness and relaxation, and personal growth, among a number of other topics, are explored in a group setting, allowing for meaningful discussion and support.

    Another Way…Choosing to Change is an exemplary curriculum to help women develop deeper connection, cultivate opportunities to foster healthy interdependence in their relationships, and embrace non-violent solutions to resolve conflict.

    Learn more about the Another Way…Choosing to Change curriculum and Nada Yorke’s unique approach.

    Nada J. Yorke is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, the co-owner of Yorke Consulting, and the manager of Correctional Counseling for Change, which provides assistance to individuals and organizations who desire to implement abuser intervention programming within correctional and rehabilitation centers. With over 35 years in the criminal justice field, Nada is a retired probation officer, former victim advocate, published researcher and author, and recognized court expert in domestic violence, having testified in over 25 trials. She holds a master’s degree in social work from California State University at Bakersfield.
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