Essential Up-to-Date Information about Abusers and Abuser Interventions
Teaching Objectives: This (free of charge) training conference is intended for members of domestic violence teams who are recipients of the Grants to Encourage Arrest or RURAL Grants, including police officers, dispatchers, victim advocates, probation officers, prosecutors, batterer intervention program staff, child welfare workers, faith leaders, health care workers, and mental health and substance abuse providers. (If possible, training slots will become available for others who are not Arrest or Rural grantees. Contact David Adams at email@example.com for more information about this.) The purpose of Abusers 201 is provide enhanced training about abusers and abuser intervention programs to interdisciplinary teams to help them to better respond to violence against women, including cases involving sexual assault and stalking. Abusers 201 is a ‘one-stop’ training seminar about abusers and abuser interventions, including emerging models for promoting abuser accountability in the criminal justice system and the community.
Training Faculty: The training faculty is a “Who’s Who” of experts on abusers and abuser interventions, representing a wide range of fields, including batterer interventions, police, probation, judges, prosecutors, victim advocates, community prevention specialists, and researchers.
Contact: If you have any questions, please contact David Adams of Emerge at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration for this event has been filled.
This project is supported by Grant 2011-TA-AX-K085 awarded by the Office of Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations expressed in this document are those of the author(s) and don’t necessarily represent the views of the Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women.
Additional Conference MaterialMonday, November 4th
10:30am: Promoting Accountability and Engagement
BIP Engagement and Accountability – David Garvin, Alternatives to Domestic Aggression
Unselfish Self Care – Ted German, Emerge
Accountability at Caminar Latino, Inc. – Julia Perilla, Casa Esperanza
Operationalizing Accountability – Jeffrie K. Cape & David J. H. Garvin
“Accountability” Excerpt from Safety For Women – Barbara J. Hart
Safety for Women: Monitoring Batterers’ Programs (Full Manual) – Barbara J. Hart