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Recognizing and Responding to High Risk Offenders of IPV

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Recognizing and Responding to High Risk Offenders of IPV

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 8:30am

Presented by: David Adams, Ed.D., Emerge

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Registration begins at 8:30 am
Training from 9:00 am -3:30 pm
Approved for 5.0 hours of CLE – Activity # 265529

Rocklin Center
Western Iowa Tech Community College Campus
4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, IA

Registration: Email Samantha Fleckenstein, samantha.fleckenstein@iowacourts.gov to register.


8:30 Arrival, Registration 
9:00 Eight Common Myths about Abusers and Why They Matter 
10:20 BREAK
10:30 Overview of Risk Factors and Profiles of Killers 
1:00 DVD portrayal and discussion of interview with a dangerous offender 
2:20 BREAK
2:30 Overview of dangerous offender monitoring and treatment strategies 
3:30 End of Day 


Presenter information:

Co-Director, Emerge
2464 Massachusetts Ave., Suite 101
Cambridge MA 02140

Dr. Adams, Ed.D. is co-founder as well as Co-Director of Emerge, the first counseling program in the nation for men who abuse women, established in 1977. Dr. Adams has led groups for men who batter, and conducted outreach to victims of abuse, for 40 years He has led parenting education classes for fathers for 20 years. He is one of the nation's leading experts on men who batter and has conducted trainings of social service and criminal justice professionals in 45 states and 16 nations.  He has published numerous articles and book chapters, and writes a popular blog on The Huffington Post. Dr. Adams is a Commissioner on the Massachusetts Governor’s Council on Sexual and Domestic Violence and Director of the National Domestic Violence Risk Assessment and Management Training Project. His book, “Why Do They Kill? Men Who Murder Their Intimate Partners” was published by Vanderbilt University Press in 2007.  Dr. Adams is an experience Expert Witness in family and criminal court cases involving allegations of domestic violence.