Abuser Intervention Programs: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Headed

This webinar will focus on current practices and issues related to Batterer Intervention Programs (BIPs).  David Adams of Emerge and Melissa Petrangelo Scaia, former executive director of the Duluth Model and current Director of International Training at Global Rights for Women have worked with men who batter in BIPs for over 20 years each.  They will share their historical perspective on BIPs, current practices and trends related to BIPs across the US.  Melissa will also share a pilot project she is working on related to offering a BIP using video conference technology.
Presenters: Melissa Petrangelo Scaia, MPA, Director, International Training, Global Rights for Women and David Adams, Co-Director, EMERGE. Host: Kathleen Ferraro, PhD, Director, Training & Curriculum, Professor, Sociology, Northern Arizona University.