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BIPP Educational Series
With Eyes Wide Open: Working Effectively with Men Who Batter

September 20 – 21, 2018 | Hotel Indigo Houston at the Galleria
5160 Hidalgo ST. Houston, TX 77056

Registration

Training Rates|
Members: $150
Non-Members: $175

Cancellations received before August 31st, 2018 receive full refund.
A $50 process fee will apply to cancellations received after August 31st, 2018.

Schedule

Thursday, September 20, 2018

8:00 am – 8:45 am Registration & Breakfast 
8:45 am – 9:00 am Welcome & Introductions
9:00 am – 10:30 am The Profile & Tactics of Men Who Batter
• Behavior patterns
• How they escape consequences
• How they keep victims entrapped
• Assessing dangerousness
10:30 am – 10:45 am Break
10:45 am – 12:15 pm The Process of Change
• Elements of change
• False measures of change
• Assessing change
12:15 pm  – 1:15 pm Lunch Served
1:15 pm  – 3:00 pm The Batterer as Parent
• Involvement of the children in the abuse
• Damages to mother-child relationships
• damages to sibling relationships
• Overlap with child abuse
• Working with batterers on parenting
3:00 pm  – 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm  – 4:30 pm Counseling Abusers Effectively
• Education and Curriculum: A review of essential elements
• Confrontation and Counseling: Developing effective styles
• Consequences
• Accountability
Day One Continuing Education Units |
Family Violence Hours: 3.25
BIPP: 3.0

Friday, September 21, 2018

8:30 am – 9:00 am Breakfast 
9:00 am – 9:30 am Counseling Abusers Effectively | Continued
9:30 am – 11:00 am Victim Safety for Batterer Programs
• How the batterer program can backfire against the victim
• See the victim as our primary client
11:00 am – 11:15 am Break
11:15 am – 12:30 pm Victim Advocacy for Batterer Programs
• Should batterer programs work with victims | Pros & Cons
• Principles of advocacy all BIPP providers should known
12:30 pm  – 1:30 pm Lunch | On Your Own
1:30 pm  – 3:00 pm Batterer Program Policies
• Criminal records & arrest records
• Confidentiality
• Victim advocacy
• Evaluating process & report writing
• Hiring of staff
3:00 pm  – 4:00 pm Questions, Discussions, & Closing
Day Two Continuing Education Units |
Family Violence Hours: 3.00
BIPP: 2.50

Total Continuing Education Units |
Family Violence Hours: 6.25
BIPP: 5.50
Total: 11.75

Lodging

Rate: $121 | Hotel Block Rate End: September 7th, 2018

Reserve Now!

Hotel Indigo Houston at the Galleria
5160 Hildalgo Street
Houston, TX 77056

Complimentary parking

Speaker

Lundy Bancroft
Bio coming soon…

Contact

Registration Questions:

Victoria Reaves | Family Violence Services Coordinator
vreaves@tcfv.org | (512) 628 – 4591

Materials

Protective Strategies 

Recommended Readings for Lundy Bancroft Workshops | 

Bancroft, L. (2003). Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men. New York, NY: Berkley Books.

Davies, J.,  & Lyon, E. (2013). Domestic Violence Advocacy: Complex Lives/Difficult Choices (2nd. Ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Bancroft, L. (2005). When Dad Hurts Mom: Helping Your Children Heal the Wounds of Witnessing Abuse. New York, NY: Berkley Books.

Bancroft, L., Silverman, G., & Ritchie, D. (2011). The Batterer as Parent: Addressing the Impact of Domestic Violence on Family Dynamics (2nd. Ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.