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“I threw a TV at her. I never meant to hurt her.”: Understanding the minds of men who batter.



Summary
This webinar will help you understand some common characteristics and beliefs of men who batter. With a more thorough understanding of the men you work with every week, this webinar will help you to become more effective as you communicate with them. You will learn how addressing shame can foster accountability more quickly in your groups, learn how to harness both selfish and nobler motivations of men who batter to foster lasting change, and communicate accurately to survivors and victim advocates about this difficult population. This presentation will also cover how facilitators can avoid burnout in the field.

Presenters
Matt Johnston
MATT JOHNSTON, MA, LPC, CADC II, Program Director, has worked with men convicted of domestic violence offenses and alcohol and other drug issues for seven years. Throughout his tenure as a BIPP facilitator, he has also acted as a support person for his male clients in several Domestic Violence Safe Dialogue (DVSD) dialogues, a process which brings together DV survivors and offenders who have never met and will never meet again. He participated in the making and presentation of the DVSD video,...More
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Credit
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