Batterer intervention: program approaches and criminal justice strategies

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U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, 1998 - Family & Relationships - 201 pages
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Requiring batterers to attend intervention programming as a condition of probation or as a component of pretrial diversion is becoming an integral part of many jurisdictions' response to domestic violence. This report addresses the need for increased info. exchange between criminal justice professionals & batterer treatment providers. Specifically, it will help criminal justice personnel -- including prosecutors, judges, probation officers, & victim advocates -- better understand the issues surrounding batterer intervention & enable them to make appropriate referrals to programs & to communicate effectively with program providers.

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Causes of Domestic Violence From Theory to Intervention
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Pioneers in Batterer Intervention Program Models
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