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
- Ferreira, R. J., Buttell, F., & Elmhurst, K. (2018). The Deepwater Horizon oil spill: Resilience and growth in the aftermath of post-disaster intimate partner violence. Journal of Family Social Work, 21(1), 22-44.
- Burnette, C. E., Ferreira, R. J., & Buttell, F. (2017). Male parenting attitudes and batterer intervention: Assessing child maltreatment risk. Research on Social Work Practice, 27(4), 468-477.
- Hamel, J., Ferreira, R. J., & Buttell, F. (2017). Gender and batterer intervention: Implications of a program evaluation for policy and treatment. Research on Social Work Practice, 27(4), 405-412.
Courses with violence topics:
- SOWK 7800 Violence in the Family & Community Context
- SOWK 2110 Children and Family Violence
- POLS 6950 Law & Politics of Domestic Violence