Domestic violence is a widespread issue in the United States, with as many as one in four women and one in nine mine experiencing domestic abuse.
In this 2-hour continuing education webinar for therapists, Alyce LaViolette, MS, MFT will share case examples to look at successful ways clinicians can work with victims of domestic violence that include cognitive-behavioral techniques, use of film, and use of "homework." She will also explain therapeutic strategies for working effectively with a client's feelings of shame.
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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.