Project Gets to Heart of Domestic Violence
Byline: Bill Bishop The Register-Guard
In some children's art, daddy is a fiery demon with flashing red eyes and horns.
That powerful portrayal of domestic violence is the starting point in a cutting-edge strategy from the Family Violence Prevention Fund for use nationwide in batterer intervention programs.
Officials of the four nonprofit batterer programs in Lane County, along with social workers and others involved in family issues, are getting a crash course in the Fathering After Violence Project this week under a grant that has brought a consultant from the fund to Eugene for three days of meetings and training.
The Fathering After Violence Project is being developed to fill a void in batterer intervention programs. Most such programs focus on the …
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Publication information: Article title: Project Gets to Heart of Domestic Violence. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Register Guard (Eugene, OR). Publication date: July 28, 2004. Page number: A1. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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