Batterer Intervention Systems: Issues, Outcomes, and Recommendations

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One of the most burning debates in the domestic violence field is over the effectiveness of batterer programs and how to improve them. Batterer Intervention Systems responds to this debate with research from a multi-site evaluation of batterer programs-the most comprehensive and extensive evaluation to date. It critiques current experimental evaluations, exposes the complex issues of evaluation, and presents alternatives to assessing effectiveness. Most of all, the book shows that the `system' matters and can be improved through some straightforward adjustments.