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Tag Archives: dv

New Training: An Introduction to Batterer Intervention

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An Introduction to Batterer Intervention: Understanding Domestic Violence and Men Who Batter May 8, 2015 We’re offering a one-day training that will provide an overview of domestic violence and batterer accountability for individuals working with men who batter, including individuals interested in facilitating batterers intervention groups. This training is required for new DV Solutions facilitators. …
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Oregon Judge Shatters Myths About Domestic Violence

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The house where Nicolette Elias, a victim of intimate partner violence, was found. An Oregon circuit court judge, Amy Holmes Hehn, has been presiding over a contentious custody case. In an editorial in The Oregonian (reprinted here with permission), Hehn tells us how we can change our thinking and end the cycle of domestic violence. On Nov. 10, …
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“We’re not judging you”: An Interview with Colleen Nilsen

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In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we sat down with Colleen Nilsen, the director of Spectrum’s Domestic Violence Intervention and Prevention programs (VIPP), to ask her a few questions. Beal St. George: First, could you describe Spectrum’s program for domestic violence intervention and prevention? Colleen Nilsen: The program is called DV Solutions, or Domestic …
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