Practical Implications of Current Domestic Violence Research: For Law Enforcement, Prosecutors and Judges
Published June 2009
Chapter 8. Intervention Programs
In this chapter find:
- 8-1. Do batterer intervention programs prevent reabuse?
- 8-2. Does the type or length of batterer intervention program make a difference?
- 8-3. Do couples counseling or anger management treatment programs prevent reabuse?
- 8-4. Does alcohol and drug treatment prevent reabuse?
- 8-5. Are court-referred batterers likely to complete batterer programs?
- 8-6. Do those who complete batterer programs do better than those who fail?
- 8-7. Can court monitoring enhance batterer intervention program attendance?
- 8-8. Which batterers are likely to fail to attend mandated batterer intervention treatment?
- 8-9. When are noncompliant abusers likely to drop out of batterer intervention programs?
- 8-10. What should the prosecutor’s response be if court-referred abusers are noncompliant with programs?
- 8-11. What should the judge’s response be if court-referred abusers are noncompliant with programs?
- 8-12. What should the prosecutor's or judge’s response be to abusers who reoffend while enrolled or after completing a batterer intervention program?
- 8-13. What effect do batterer program referrals have on victims?
Date Created: June 5, 2009