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Women Who Use Force
Published by Texas Council on Family Violence

Since the implementation of mandatory arrest policies, there has been an increase in women being arrested in domestic violence cases. Are the women who are being arrested batterers, resisting battering, or neither? This session will explore the answers to that question. To be effective, interventions for women who use violence must address the contextual factors of women’s lives. This webinar will increase your understanding of women’s use of violence in intimate relationships and the most effective interventions in these cases.

Melissa Scaia
Melissa Scaia is the Executive Director of Advocates for Family Peace (AFFP), a six program agency that provides services to families experiencing domestic violence and child abuse in Itasca County, Minnesota. As the Executive Director of AFFP she provides leadership to the organization, coordinates the Itasca County Coordinated Community Response to domestic violence, co-facilitates a group with men who batter, and co-facilitates a group with women who have used violence. She provides training...More
Originally Published
March 7, 2013

Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
  1. Women Who Use Force - Video
  2. Women Who Use Force - Audio
  3. Women Who Use Force - PPT
  4. Women Who Use Force - Joe and Shirley
  5. Women Who Use Force - The Turning Points Log
  6. Women Who Use Force - Crossroads Program

How To Attend
Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like.

Technical Requirements
All you need is a computer with high-speed internet access and the required free Adobe Flash Player.
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If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.

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