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NCJ Number: 156475 Find in a Library
Title: Iowa Batterer's Education Program: Facilitator Trainer's Manual
Corporate Author: Iowa Dept of Corrections
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 300
Sponsoring Agency: Iowa Dept of Corrections
Des Moines, IA 50309
Sale Source: Iowa Dept of Corrections
Jewett Building
10th and Grand
Des Moines, IA 50309
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual presents the instructions, handouts, and other materials to be used in training facilitators of batterer education programs and others who work with perpetrators or victims of domestic assault in Iowa.
Abstract: The training curriculum consists of an introduction, eight modules, and a wrap-up. The eight modules cover Iowa's laws and the community response model, the dynamics of domestic assault, the range and elements of abusive behavior, victim safety, the Duluth curriculum that focuses on cognitions and behaviors, the intake and orientation expectations of the Duluth curriculum, facilitator skills and strategies, and methods of presenting the Duluth curriculum. Instructional content, handouts, forms, and exercises for each module; background information; and evaluation form
Main Term(s): Victims of violent crime
Index Term(s): Abusing spouses
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