Batter

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noun A moist dough from which breads are made
verb To beat repeatedly and/or violently
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The efficacy of "Emotionally Intelligent Batterer Intervention" is grounded in a clinical treatment program rather than relying solely upon the expertise of a facilitator.
31) To give an idea of how creative and commonplace these threats are, consider that a majority of the victims I have interviewed reported one or more of the following threats: (1) the explicit threat to kill the victim and bury her body at a specified location where it would never be recovered; (2) the implicit threat of the batterer cleaning his gun in front of the victim when making a point; and (3) the nonverbal threat of veering the car as if to crash it, or grabbing the wheel of the car while the victim is driving.
Emerge, which identifies itself as the first batterer intervention program in the U.
In some cases, a victim might not want her batterer to be arrested or prosecuted because of her desire to maintain her relationship with him.
There was a small change when a perpetrator completed a batterers intervention program and only a 5 percent reduction rate in repeat offenses.
In consequence, the number of batterer men who participate in these treatment programmes after a suspended sentence has been rising.
73) In addition, prior studies have not yet determined which batterers are more or less likely to complete batterer treatment.
Batterer intervention programs (BIPs) are a well-established therapeutic service for men who batter women and are the current treatment of choice (Arias et al.
14) One study found that 68% of the victims seeking protection from their abusers had been physically abused in the past by the same batterer.
The goal of this study was to examine the existing standards guiding batterer intervention services and make recommendations for further policy change.
survivor, and emphasizing that violence is a choice and the batterer is
To go into hiding while her batterer is running around free.