Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Batterer's Intervention: What Every Victim Advocate Needs to Know

Filled with pearls of wisdom, this brief overview of perpetrator treatment looks at: who perpetrators are; why specialized treatment is required; what the regulations require from treatment providers; how the community can strengthen messages from treatment; examples of culturally relevant programming; when intervention programs are appropriate; and who good candidates for treatment are. Additionally the article summarizes information about effectiveness of treatment and finding and evaluating local programs.

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