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Domestic violence (also known as intimate partner abuse) is a major social problem worldwide.

The Association of Domestic Violence Intervention Providers (ADVIP) is an international coalition of social science researchers and front-line intervention providers dedicated to evidence-based practice. ADVIP members share news and information about intimate partner violence policy and intervention, and our website provides, at no cost, up-to-date, scholarly research papers on the causes, characteristics, consequences, assessment and treatment of intimate partner abuse.

In this podcast series, ADVIP members and invited guests talk about the latest domestic violence research, and the most promising evidence-based interventions, in a common effort to hold perpetrators accountable, keep victims safe, and help heal and rebuild families.

Additional intervention programs are discussed in the full podcast series available to ADVIP members. For more information, please visit https://www.domesticviolenceintervention.net.

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    • Relationships
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Domestic violence (also known as intimate partner abuse) is a major social problem worldwide.

The Association of Domestic Violence Intervention Providers (ADVIP) is an international coalition of social science researchers and front-line intervention providers dedicated to evidence-based practice. ADVIP members share news and information about intimate partner violence policy and intervention, and our website provides, at no cost, up-to-date, scholarly research papers on the causes, characteristics, consequences, assessment and treatment of intimate partner abuse.

In this podcast series, ADVIP members and invited guests talk about the latest domestic violence research, and the most promising evidence-based interventions, in a common effort to hold perpetrators accountable, keep victims safe, and help heal and rebuild families.

Additional intervention programs are discussed in the full podcast series available to ADVIP members. For more information, please visit https://www.domesticviolenceintervention.net.

    Podcast 15: Working with Female Domestic Violence Perpetrators

    Podcast 15: Working with Female Domestic Violence Perpetrators

    Title: Working with Female Domestic Violence Perpetrators
    Guest: David Wexler, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist in private practice in San Diego, specializing in the treatment of relationships in conflict. He is the Executive Director of the non-profit Relationship Training Institute, which provides education and treatment internationally for relationship development and the prevention and treatment of relationship violence. Dr. Wexler has authored an internationally-recognized domestic violence treatment manual: the newly revised and updated The STOP Program—Fourth Edition, released by W.W. Norton in March 2020. More than 50,000 domestic violence offenders have now been treated in the STOP Program.  Dr. Wexler has trained thousands of community professionals, military personnel, and law enforcement officials through extensive training seminars on The STOP Program model throughout the world. He has also recently published the ground-breaking STOP Program: For Women Who Abuse (Norton, 2016). To contact Dr. Wexler or other RTI faculty about professional training or consultation, please go to the RTI website at www.RTIprojects.org or contact him directly at dbwexler@gmail.com.
     

    • 49 min
    Podcast 14: The evolution of domestic violence intervention policies: Advocacy, research, and mental health perspectives – Part Two

    Podcast 14: The evolution of domestic violence intervention policies: Advocacy, research, and mental health perspectives – Part Two

    Title: The evolution of domestic violence intervention policies: Advocacy, research, and mental health perspectives – Part Two
    Guest: Shelly Wagers, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Criminology at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. Dr. Wagers has over 20 years of experience developing and delivering educational classes, workshops, and seminars in the areas of the prevention of interpersonal violence. The specific focus of her research and experience is on helping people understand the internal motives behind their behaviors, and how these can either enhance or obstruct their interpersonal relationships at home and in their career. Dr. Wagers collaborates with local providers and victim advocates to conduct on-going research concerning the effectiveness of domestic violence programs and has provides trainings to providers in Virginia.

    • 52 min
    Podcast 13: The evolution of domestic violence intervention policies: Advocacy, research, and mental health perspectives – Part One

    Podcast 13: The evolution of domestic violence intervention policies: Advocacy, research, and mental health perspectives – Part One

    Title: The evolution of domestic violence intervention policies: Advocacy, research, and mental health perspectives:  Part One
    Guest:  Dr. Shelly Wagers – Assistant Professor of Criminology at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. Dr. Wagers has over 20 years of experience developing and delivering educational classes, workshops, and seminars in the areas of the prevention of interpersonal violence. The specific focus of her research and experience is on helping people understand the internal motives behind their behaviors, and how these can either enhance or obstruct their interpersonal relationships at home and in their career. Dr. Wagers collaborates with local providers and victim advocates to conduct on-going research concerning the effectiveness of domestic violence programs and has provides trainings to providers in Virginia

    • 50 min
    Podcast 9: Best Practices in IPV Treatment and the National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence

    Podcast 9: Best Practices in IPV Treatment and the National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence

    Title:  Best Practices in IPV Treatment and the National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence
    Guest:  Robert Geffner, Ph.D.  – Dr. Geffner is Founder and President of the Family Violence and Assault Institute in San Diego, a Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and a founding member of the National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence Across the Lifespan.  He is the editor or co-editor of several peer-reviewed journals, and has co-edited numerous books on family violence and child maltreatment.

    • 55 min
    Podcast 8: Interventions with Couples

    Podcast 8: Interventions with Couples

    Title:  Interventions with Couples
    Guest:  Sandra Stith, Ph.D.  Sandra is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a professor at Kansas State University.  Her work has been published in numerous peer-reviewed scholarly journals.  She is the author or co-author of four books, including Couples Therapy for Domestic Violence, considered the definitive text on this subject.  It was published in 2011 by the American Psychological Association.

    • 57 min
    Podcast 7: The Fathers for Change Program

    Podcast 7: The Fathers for Change Program

    Title:  The Fathers for Change Program.
    Guest:  Carla Stover, Ph.D.  Carla is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Associate Professor at the Yale University School of Medicine Child Study Center.  Her research interests are focused on the impact of violence and trauma (particularly family violence) on child development and the advancement of best practice interventions for children and families affected by such violence exposure.  She developed Fathers for Change to enable fathers to reduce both their violence and substance use and improve their parenting.

    • 34 min

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These are very interesting interviews with domestic violence experts. Presented by the Association of Domestic Violence Intervention Providers, listeners can hear a wide range of researchers and clinicians discuss various topics on domestic violence in down-to-earth ways for the general public as well as professionals and paraprofessionals working with victims, perpetrators and child witnesses to domestic violence. Thanks for making these interviews available to the general public.

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