The Need for New Emphasis on Batterers Intervention Programs.

  title={The Need for New Emphasis on Batterers Intervention Programs.},
  author={Sharon M Aaron and Richard L. Beaulaurier},
  journal={Trauma, violence & abuse},
  volume={18 4},
Although Batterers' Intervention Programs (BIPs) remain a crucial part of victim safety and coordinated community responses, they have received less support and less attention by scholars than other parts of the domestic violence system. Research on BIPs also suggests that they have not been particularly effective at preventing recidivism, are prone to attrition, and increasingly lack the support and confidence of the courts. Nevertheless, BIPs remain one of the few viable alternatives to… CONTINUE READING

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