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A Career and Life Planning Guide for Women Survivors: MAKING THE CONNECTIONS WORKBOOK, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

A Career and Life Planning Guide for Women Survivors

MAKING THE CONNECTIONS WORKBOOK, 1st Edition

By Patricia Murphy

Routledge

312 pages

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Paperback: 9781574440218
pub: 1995-09-01
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Description

Abuse is so crippling that many who survive the trauma are never able to function again in the world as productive members of the work force-in whatever capacity. This workbook is dedicated to addressing this and many other issues.

A Career and Life Planning Guide for Women Survivors provides real activities that deal with the trauma up close, providing survivors the opportunity to face the events that changed their lives. You will find glossaries and exercises created to assist in overcoming denial and vulnerability while working toward empowerment. Useful features include TIPS found throughout the workbook and numerous resources provided for help. This workbook can be successfully used by professionals working with survivors and by individuals on their own.

Table of Contents

Section I: The Tools-Gathering the Words of Power

Introduction

Glossary

Naming the Trauma

Reclaiming My Innocent Body

Overcoming Verbal-Emotional Abuse

Section II: The Process-Moving Through the Flower

Introduction

Making Your Work Visible

Analyzing, Respecting, and Celebrating Your Work

Understanding Your Vocational Impairment

Section III: The Plan-Re-weaving Your Own Life and Work

Introduction

Making the Frame

Stretching the Self

Weaving a Life

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED003000
MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / General
MED073000
MEDICAL / Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
MED105000
MEDICAL / Psychiatry / General