the order of the day between Tony and Kathy and helping them change the behavior called for though decisions including ending the marriage or having Kathy lose custody of her own kids. These two tough choices however were the reason behind their immediate need for behavior change. While it was hard for tony especially having lived all her life abusing women he finally was able to control his behavior. Tony’s assaults, to both Kathy and her sons shows how women persevere in difficult relationships and marriages. Kathy was never willing to let off Tony so as to save her children from Tony but instead suffered severally without seeking for help.4.What strategies did the social worker use that surprised you?The social worker adopted a solution-focused therapy to help the two finding an answer to their problem. There was an assumption from the very start that the two are experts of their recurring problems. According to the social worker Kathy already had the solution to her problem except that she did not recognize how to executive her moves courageously. For that reason, there was need to first help the two recognize that there was a problem and help them
CHALLENGING THE TRADITION: CASE STUDY 4tailor a solution that was going to work for them. The social worked having realized the solutionsresorted to helping Kathy and Tony gain distance and objectivity with regard to their problems.