In December 2009, national experts in batterer intervention and domestic violence gathered in Washington, D.C. to discuss how to improve intervention systems and design research that better informs practice. This meeting was the result of a unique partnership of nonprofit organization, the Family Violence Prevention Fund; federal agency, the National Institute of Justice; and private foundation, “The Woods” Charitable Foundation. This report describes the experts roundtable, summarizes the key themes that emerged from the discussions, and recommends next steps for the field of batterer intervention.
Author: Lucy Salcido Carter
Institutional Sponsors: Family Violence Prevention Fund and National Institute of Justice