Keynote 01 – John Gottman, PhD and Julie Gottman, PhD – A Research-Based Couples Treatment for Domestic Violence
Drs. John and Julie Gottman will present a state-of-the-art review of how to conceptualize and treat the highly intractable problem of domestic violence toward intimate partners. They will review the research literature and present a conceptualization of the issues in treating this population. They will describe a highly successful randomized clinical trial study and the results that demonstrate long-term follow up effectiveness.
- Analyze the differences between situational and characterological domestic violence, and understand why this distinction is important and necessary.
- List the three criteria for screening out characterological domestic violence.
- List the three focal issues in treating situational domestic violence, and understand why a couples’ approach is necessary.
- Describe the immediate and long-term longitudinal results of the CTAV couples’ group intervention in self-report, archival, physiological, and observational data.