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Webinar Recording

What Advocates Need to Know about Batterer Intervention Programs

Published: April, 2016| Stephanie Avalon, Graham Barnes

In many communities, Victim Advocacy and Batterer Intervention Programs (BIP)have little interaction or even knowledge about each other’s work. This despite both being deeply involved in the lives of… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Victim Centered Interviewing for Probation

Published: February, 2016| James E. Henderson Jr., MSW

In an attempt to enhance the safety of those victimized by offenders, probation officers are increasingly interacting with victims. This session addresses signs of secondary trauma that could result… View this resource

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Differentiated Domestic Violence Offender Treatment in Colorado: What it is and How it’s Working

Published: February, 2016| Cheryl Davis

In 2010, Colorado began implementing revised standards and now employs a differentiated treatment model for domestic violence offenders. This model is based on the Risk, Needs and Responsivity… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Colorado’s Differentiated DV Offender Treatment Aims to Address Offender Risks, Needs and Responsivity

Published: November, 2015| Cheryl Davis, Edited by Stephanie Avalon

The state of Colorado has had mandated court-ordered treatment for domestic violence offenders since 1987. Treatment is guided and evaluated through Standards overseen and monitored by The Colorado… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Probation Practices Center on Victim Safety and Offender Accountability

Published: October, 2015| James E. Henderson Jr., MSW, New Mexico Batterer Intervention Task Force

This video features BWJP’s own James E. Henderson Jr., MSW, who presents critical probation recommendations to the New Mexico Batterer Intervention Task Force, which was convened by the New Mexico… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Beyond Safety: Findings from UK’s Project Mirabal Across Six New Measures of Success

Published: June, 2015| Dr. Nicole Westmarland

In this presentation Nicole Westmarland of Durham University describes how Project Mirabal, a multi-site longitudinal study of domestic violence perpetrator programs in the UK, consulted widely with… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Offender Accountability by the Numbers

Published: May, 2015| Michelle Patterson, MSW, MPA, Jennifer K. Meckna, J.D.

This webinar provides foundational information and lessons learned to begin the journey of using data to assess offender accountability in a community. It is designed from the perspective of a… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Probation Interviews with Victims of Battering: Building a Foundation for Current and Future Safety

Published: April, 2015| James E. Henderson Jr., MSW, Jane Sadusky

The approach to probation interviews with victims of battering presented in this guide is a paradigm shift: from information gatherer to information provider. Instead of measuring a successful… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Practical Implications of Current Domestic Violence Research for Probation Officers and Administrators

Published: March, 2015| Andrew R. Klein

This booklet looks at the recent research on intimate partner violence and analyzes what it reveals that probation officers and administrators should know to do their jobs better in terms of… 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

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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

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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

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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

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