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Frederick Buttell, PhD

Specialty Areas:

LGBTQ, batterer intervention program evaluation

VPI Core Areas

VPI Core Areas: #Intimate Partner Violence

Angles of Approach

#Prevention Intervention


Dr. Frederick Buttell's work is focused on evaluating the effectiveness of community-based batterer intervention programs (BIPs). He has published on many topics related to improving the effectiveness of BIPs including studies that focus on race, female offenders and LGBTQ offenders and victims. Dr. Buttell's latest research interests focus on improving family functioning through the elimination of domestic violence and his primary research interest is on improving the effectiveness of batterer intervention programs.



Selected Publications


Courses with violence related topics


Dr. Buttell’s school of social work profile page