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This 2-hour continuing education webinar for mental health professionals will look at a range of behaviors that can be descriptive of anger or abuse and differentiate between the two.
Alyce LaViolette, MS, MFT will focus on aggression that can occur in otherwise healthy families, aggression that can occur during loss and separation, and different typologies of abusive individuals. She will focus on factors that can exacerbate or mediate potentially abusive or abusive behavior as well as interventions clinicians can use with individuals perpetrating interpersonal violence. Ms. LaViolette will review her Continuum of Aggression and Abuse resource as well as peer-reviewed descriptors and tools.
This introductory web conference is designed to help mental health professionals:
Statement of accuracy, utility, and common risks: This course is based on peer-reviewed and experience-based research and information. LaViolette's Continuum of Aggression and Abuse is used on the California Courts website as well as utilized in other countries. The research done by Holtzworth-Monroe and Stewart is a compilation study based on participants in batterer intervention programs. These are helpful tools, but certainly are limited to being helpful and not 100% predictive. There is a need for a trained professional to utilize the information and realize that it is only part of the picture.
Declaration identifying any potential conflict of interest and/or commercial support: None.
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Alyce LaViolette is a pioneer in the field of intimate partner violence and anger. She began her work with victims of abuse in 1978 and founded Alternatives to Violence, one of the first programs in the country to work with perpetrators of family violence in 1979.
Ms. LaViolette speaks and trains nationally and internationally. She is on the State Department's Speakers' Bureau, and most recently spent time in Vietnam working with community advocates, NGOs, Law Enforcement, the media, and the Communist government to create programs that will impact family violence. She is currently providing a virtual series in Japan covering gender issues, sexual harassment, work with victims and perpetrators or domestic violence, and parenting in violent or high conflict couples.
Ms. LaViolette has written articles for peer-reviewed journals, a booklet entitled "Battered Women, Power and Family Systems Therapy," a parenting curriculum with Jane Shatz called "For Our Children," and one of Sage Publication's best-selling books, It Could Happen to Anyone: Why Battered Women Stay.
Ms. LaViolette has been in private practice since 1984 and has practices in Long Beach and West Los Angeles. She works with high-conflict couples, individuals, and families and also does group therapy. She consults with individual therapists and groups. Ms. LaViolette also provides expert testimony in criminal, family court, civil, and federal cases.
You can learn more about Ms. LaViolette and her work by visiting alycelaviolette.com.