The “Duluth Model” is a widely disseminated approach to community-based intervention in domestic violence. This authoritative and comprehensive volume examines how to develop a response to domestic violence using the Model. Key issues addressed include: enhancing networking among service providers; building monitoring and tracking systems; developing a supportive infrastructure for victims; providing sanctions and rehabilitation opportunities; addressing the needs of children; and evaluating the effectiveness of community response.

Batterer Intervention Programs: The past, and Future Prospects

Batterer Intervention Programs: The past, and Future Prospects
Batterer intervention programs: The past, and future prospects

This chapter focuses on what to do with the offender once he is court mandated to attend a batterer intervention program within the context of a coordinated community response system. The editors have requested that academic citations be minimized in the interest of emphasizing a thoughtful and nontechnical dialogue about different aspects of the coordinated community response to domestic violence. Readers who wish to explore the literature about men who batter and domestic violence can consult Aldarondo (1999); Edleson and Tolman (1992); Gondolf (1993); Holtzworth-Munroe, Smutzler, and Bates (1997); Holtzworth-Munroe, Smutzler, and Sandin (1997); and Holtzworth-Munroe, Bates, Smutzler, and Sandin (1997). In this chapter, the following questions will be ...

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