Through the Eyes of a Survivor: Implementation and pilot evaluation of a photovoice-based support group for female survivors of family-based interpersonal violence.

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Mary Y. Morgan, Associate Professor (Creator)
Christine E. Murray, Director (Creator)
Paige Hall Smith, Professor (Creator)
Robert W. Strack, Associate Professor and Department Head (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: The article discusses a pilot study which aimed to examine the effectiveness of a photovoice-based methodology to elicit experiences and provide support to women survivors of family-based interpersonal violence. It defines photovoice as a technique of putting cameras into the hands of participants and making them take photographs and write narratives about the images and give participants an opportunity to define their problem through their own perspective. Participants were made to take photographs representing the individual, family and community. Participants claimed that they benefited from the program because they were able to creatively document their own stores while being supported by other group members with similar experiences.

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Language: English
Date: 2012
research methodology, photovioce-based methodology, families, family violence prevention, interpersonal violence, family studies

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