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Cognitive-behavioral technigues at the women's shelter

Has anyone visited a womens's shelter or half-way house where behavioral and or cognitive-behavioral technigues or programs were/are used???

· What population participates in the program?
· Who presents the program or interventions?
· How is the effectiveness of their interventions measured?
· How did they determine a need for the program?
· Do they have plans for other programs or interventions which use behavioral or cognitive models and techniques?
· What other models and theories are represented in their programs?

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? What population participates in the program?
I had an opportunity to volunteer at a Women's shelter in Toronto. I was very pleased with the level of organization and support that is provided to these women in need. The population of women in the shelter is very young; majority of them are in their late teenage years to mid-thirties. Most of these women are victims of domestic abuse, and brave enough to run out and seek help.

? Who presents the program or interventions?
The employees working in this shelter are mostly volunteers that were once victims themselves, and are now looking at the ways to give back and help others. However, some of the employees ...

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This solution answers the following questions regarding cognitive-behavioral technigues at the women's shelter
· What population participates in the program?
· Who presents the program or interventions?
· How is the effectiveness of their interventions measured?
· How did they determine a need for the program?
· Do they have plans for other programs or interventions which use behavioral or cognitive models and techniques?
· What other models and theories are represented in their programs?

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