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Similarly, Coulter and VandeWeerd (2009) concluded that recidivism rates for batterers were substantially lower for those who completed intervention programs than for those who dropped out, and that rear-rest rates were substantially lower for those who completed treatment than are generally found on batterer recidivism.
A THREE-PRONGED METHOD INTEGRATING PREFERENTIAL ARREST, OFFICER TRAINING, AND BATTERER TREATMENT IS THE OPTIMUM MEANS OF ADDRESSING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
The Norfolk County Correctional Center's domestic violence program has been in operation since 1993 and follows the theory and curriculum of Lindsey, McBride and Plant's (1993) Amend program, which adopts a cognitive-behavioral approach to batterer treatment.
He was referred to an approved batterer intervention program to receive services.
In the cycle, tension builds in the relationship until the point where the batterer abuses the victim.
Secondly, if the batterer has fantasies of homicide or suicide and has a plan that includes who, when, where, and how, he should be regarded as dangerous.
They do resemble him--or he resembles them; undoubtedly human batterers came first in the metaphysical fossil record -- but the resemblance is nothing to celebrate.
In its aims and its "labelling" role, counseling has the function of characterizing the batterer as a person who is responsible for his actions and able to choose differently.
They propose that the ultimate charge against the batterer, whether a felony or a misdemeanor, should be based in part on
A victim may call 911 and later recant, minimize harm or request dismissals to appease a batterer who is once again threatening or controlling the victim.
It is important to note that attrition is a significant problem for batterer intervention programs, and most intervention programs report dropout rates between 40 percent and 60 percent (Gondolf, 1997).
For example, some jurisdictions require that the victim prove she suffered physical injuries as a result of abuse, the act is recent, weapons were used in the commission of the act, the act was part of a continuing course of conduct, or that the batterer was convicted of an enumerated offense.