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Webinar Recording

Engaging Men in Prevention of Violence Against Women: Global Initiatives

Published: October, 2014| Richard M. Tolman, LMSW, PhD, Christopher T. Allen, MA, PhD, Humberto Carolo

Faculty discuss research on global initiatives of men working to prevent violence against women. The team conducting the research includes the faculty and Erin Casey (University of Washington-Tacoma)… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Developing a Framework for Advocates (and Others) to Understand the Change Process of Men Who Batter

Published: June, 2014| Scott Miler, Melissa Scaia

This webinar provides advocates and other criminal justice providers with a framework to understand men's use of violence against women and how to convey this to battered women. The trainers address… View this resource

Webinar Recording

The Impact of Differential Sentencing of Batterers

Published: May, 2014| Andrew Klein, Ph.D., Judge Michael Denton, James E. Henderson Jr., MSW

The faculty discuss research from a statewide study in Rhode Island on the impact of differential sentencing of batterers on recidivism. The investigation examined the severity of sentencing of DV… View this resource

Webinar Recording

The Benefits of Violence: Why Give It Up

Published: January, 2014| Chuck Derry

In our work to address domestic and sexual violence, it’s easy to overlook the most fundamental fact: offenders benefit from their use of violence. This webinar describes exactly what’s in it for… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Fatherhood and Domestic Violence

Published: January, 2013| David Mandel, MA, Gabrielle Davis, J.D.,

Domestic violence is often defined as the perpetration of coercive control by one adult against another in an intimate relationship. In reality, domestic violence perpetrators frequently engage in a… View this resource

News Article

Kasandra Perkins’ Murder Highlights Popular Misconception: Traumatic Brain Injury Does Not Cause DV

Published: January, 2013| Glenna Tinney

In December 2012, Kasandra Perkins was murdered by her partner, Jovan Belcher. Among many biographical facts about Jovan is that he was a linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs. Indeed, thousands of… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Seattle's Step-Up Program: A Curriculum-Based Program Addressing Teens' Violence Against Their Parents

Published: October, 2012| Lily Anderson, Gregory Routt

In this webinar, Lily Anderson and Greg Routt discuss youth violence towards parents as a link in the cycle of violence, what factors put youth at risk for using violence at home and how parents are… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Recognizing Batterer Tactics Against Mothers and Children Post-Separation

Published: September, 2012| Jill Abernathy, Beth Olson

The Power and Control Wheel describes the variety of tactics employed by batterers to maintain power and control in their relationships. But what happens when the relationships end Sadly, abuse seldom… View this resource

Webinar Recording

The Future of Batterer Intervention Programs (BIPS) – The Importance of Evidence-Based Practice and Movement Affiliation

Published: April, 2012| Edward W. Gondolf, Scott Miller

Batterer programs are at a critical juncture: A handful of experimental program evaluations show little or no effect from the prevailing program approach and have prompted calls to overhaul or replace… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Substance Abuse & IPV: A Just Community Response

Published: March, 2012| Larry Bennett, Ph.D., Leslie Landis, J.D.

The empirical facts are hard to dispute: About half of the men and women seen in agencies and institutions serving perpetrators and victims of intimate partner violence (IPV) have substance use… View this resource

Website

Batterer Intervention Services Coalition of Michigan

Published: January, 2015| Batterer Intervention Services Coalition of Michigan

The Batterer Intervention Services of Michigan Coalition's website contains useful national information on state standards in batterer treatment, and presentations by Lundy Bancroft. View this resource

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Community Supervision of Domestic Violence Offenders

Published: January, 2015| American Probation and Parole Association

The Office on Violence Against Women of the U. S. Department of Justice awarded funding to the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) for a project that has: compiled information on… View this resource

Website

Emerge

Published: January, 2015| Emerge

Founded in 1977, Emerge was the first abuser education program in the United States. Since its creation, Emerge has been a national leader in working to end violence in intimate relationships. View this resource

Website

Men Stopping Violence

Published: January, 2015| Men Stopping Violence

MSV works locally, nationally and internationally to dismantle belief systems, social structures and institutional practices that oppress women and children and dehumanize men themselves. MSV looks to… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

A Community Process: Strategies to Improve the Response to Domestic Violence

Published: June, 2014| James E. Henderson Jr., MSW

James E. Henderson Jr., MSW, a trainer and lecturer on domestic violence, discusses probation group conferencing, motivational interview techniques, and the importance of community collaboration. View this resource

Research & Statistics

Parenting Interventions for Men Who Batter

Published: June, 2012| Katreena Scott, Fernando Mederos

This Applied Research paper provides an overview of the research on the commonalities and controversies surrounding parenting interventions programs for men who batter with an emphasis on improving… View this resource

Policy Analysis

Practical Considerations for Parenting Interventions for Men who Batter

Published: June, 2012| Katreena Scott, Fernando Mederos

This Applied Research paper provides an overview of the practical considerations related to parenting interventions programs for men who batter. These include questions about program length and… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Responding to Stalking: A Guide for Community Corrections Officers

Published: January, 2011| Stalking Resource Center

Community corrections officers who understand the nature and dynamics of stalking can enhance public safety and help save lives. This guide provides an overview of stalking and suggestions on how… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Men Who Murder Their Families: What the Research Tells Us

Published: June, 2009| Jackie Campbell, David Adams, Richard Gelles

In this video experts discuss cases of domestic violence that escalate to homicide followed by suicide. Although the economy and unemployment are risk factors, prior domestic violence is by far the… View this resource