By Edward W. Gondolf
One of the main burning debates within the household violence box is over the effectiveness of batterer courses and the way to enhance them. Batterer Intervention Systems responds to this debate with study from a multi-site evaluate of batterer programs—the so much accomplished and broad evaluate thus far. It reviews present experimental reviews, exposes the advanced problems with overview, and offers possible choices to assessing effectiveness. A four-year follow-up of software contributors unearths a shocking de-escalation of abuse, a subgroup of unresponsive repeat reassaulters, and the trouble in making a choice on the main risky males. traditional batterer counseling seems to be acceptable for nearly all of males. such a lot of all, the publication indicates that the "system" issues and will be enhanced via a few common adjustments.
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Batterer Intervention Systems: Issues, Outcomes, and Recommendations (SAGE Series on Violence against Women) by Edward W. Gondolf