Batterer intervention: program approaches and criminal justice strategies
Kerry Murphy Healey, Christine Smith, Chris S. O'Sullivan, National Institute of Justice (U.S.), Abt Associates
U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, 1998 - Family & Relationships - 201 pages
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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