Seminars: 2003 – 2016

March 5, 2016            “The Clinician’s Guide to Balanced and Comprehensive Domestic Violence Treatment,” 6 Hours, Sheraton Bucks County Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

March 4, 2016            “The Clinician’s Guide to Balanced and Comprehensive Domestic Violence Treatment,” 6 Hours, Best Western, Bethlehem, PA

March 3, 2016            “The Clinician’s Guide to Balanced and Comprehensive Domestic Violence Treatment,” 6 Hours, Radisson Hotel, Camp Hill, PA

February 20, 2016            “The Clinician’s Guide to Balanced and Comprehensive Domestic Violence Treatment,” 6 Hours, Holiday Inn – Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD

February 19, 2016            “The Clinician’s Guide to Balanced and Comprehensive Domestic Violence Treatment,” 6 Hours, Frederick, MD

February 18, 2016            “The Clinician’s Guide to Balanced and Comprehensive Domestic Violence Treatment,” 6 Hours, Sheraton Reston, Reston, VA

Nov. 7,14                        “Batterer Intervention Core Basic Training.”  32 Hours, San Quentin, CA
Dec. 5, 12, 2015

Aug. 26, 2015            “Domestic Violence Perpetrator Programs:  Recommendations for Evidence-Based National Standards.  45 minutes.  IVAT Conference, San Diego, CA.

Aug. 24, 2015            “Survey of IPV Perpetrator Programs Worldwide.  45 minutes.  IVAT Conference, San Diego, CA.

Aug. 23, 2015            “Assessment of Intimate Partner Violence.”  1.5 Hours.  IVAT Conference, San Diego, CA.

Aug. 1-2, 8-9;             “Batterer Intervention Core Basic Training.”  40 Hours, John

July 19, 2015             Hamel & Associates, San Rafael, CA

March 28-29;             “Batterer Intervention Core Basic Training.”  32 Hours, John

March 21-22, 2015             Hamel & Associates, San Rafael, CA

Dec. 5-6;             “Batterer Intervention Core Basic Training.”  32 Hours, John

Dec. 12-13, 2014             Hamel & Associates, San Rafael, CA

Nov. 4, 2014            “John Hamel & Associates Perpetrator Program.”  1 Hour, San Francisco Adult Probation, San Francisco, CA

Nov. 4, 2014            “Partner abuse research and interventions:  The use and misuse of data.” 1 hour, California State University East Bay, Hayward, CA

June 1, 2014            “Evidence-based assessment and treatment in batterer intervention.”  8 hours. John Hamel & Associates, San Rafael, CA

May 18, 2014            “Implications of the Partner Abuse State of Knowledge Project for Batterer Intervention Programs.”  8 hours.  John Hamel & Associates, San Rafael, CA

Nov. 15, 2013            “Who’s the Dominant Aggressor?:  A Training for Criminal Defense Attorneys.”  2 Hours.  John Hamel & Associates, San Rafael, CA

Nov. 8-9;             “Batterer Intervention Core Basic Training.”  32 Hours, John

Nov. 16, 22, 2013             Hamel & Associates, San Rafael, CA

Spt. 25-28, 2013            Poster Presentation:  “Police Training to Identify the Primary Aggressor: Where the Badge Meets Bias.”  Society for Police and Criminal                                                             Psychology.  Ottawa, Canada..

Spt. 8, 2013            “Defining battering:  Implications of recent research for domestic violence policy.”  2 hours.  18th International Conference & Summit on Violence, Abuse & Trauma.  Town and Country Resort Hotel, San Diego, CA.

Sept. 8, 2013            Poster Presentation:  “Evidence-based practice for domestic violence:  Politics and practicalities”.  18th International Conference & Summit on Violence, Abuse & Trauma.  Town and Country Resort Hotel, San Diego, CA.

June 11, 2013            Partner Abuse State of Knowledge Project.”  2 hours.  Marin Health & Wellness Center, San Rafael, CA.

April 16, 2013            “Partner Abuse State of Knowledge Project.”  90 minutes.  National Organization of Forensic Social Workers Conference, Seattle, WA

April 11, 2013            “Partner Abuse in Disputed Child Custody Cases.  1 hour.  A presentation to San Francisco Family Court Services mediators.

Feb. 11, 2013            “Teen Dating Violence.”  3 hours.  Presented to girls in 9th through 12th grade at Mercy High School, Burlingame, CA

Jan. 25-26;             “Batterer Intervention Core Basic Training.”  40 Hours, John Hamel & Associates, San Rafael, CA
Feb.2-3, 2013             

Nov. 28, 2012            “Gender Inclusive Systemic Therapy.”  Presented to M.F.T. graduate students at St. Mary’s College, Moraga, CA  2 Hours

Spt. 21, 2012            “The Partner Abuse State of Knowledge Project.”  3 hours.  First Steps to Safety Conference, Medford, Oregon.

Spt. 7, 14-16, 2012            “Batterer Intervention Core Basic Training.”  40 Hours, John Hamel & Associates, San Rafael, CA

July 9-10, 2012            “Identifying the Dominant Aggressor,” + “The Partner Abuse State of Knowledge Project.”  International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, Portsmouth, NH.  2 hours, 45 minutes.

Feb. 18, 24-26, 2012            “Batterer Intervention Core Basic Training.”  40 Hours, John Hamel & Associates, San Rafael, CA

Sept. 11, 2011            “Dominant Aggressor Laws:  A Critique” + “But She’s Violent, Too!,” Poster presentations, 16th International Conference on Violence, Trauma and Abuse, San Diego, CA

Spt. 12-13            “The Partner Abuse State of Knowledge Project” (2 hours) + “Batterer Intervention” (2 hours), presented at 16th International Conference on Violence, Trauma and Abuse, San Diego, CA

June 2, 2011            “Domestic Violence in Child Custody Cases:  Report on the Partner Abuse State of Knowledge Project.”  2 hours.  American Family and Conciliation Courts 2011 National Conference, Hilton Hotel, Orlando, FL

March 16, 2011            “Defining the Role of Family Therapy in Domestic Violence Cases.” 1 hour, Sonoma County Bar Association, Mental Health Liaison Committee of the Family Law Section, Santa Rosa, CA

March 11, 2011            “Batterer Intervention Advanced Training.”  8 hours.  Northern Wyoming Mental Health Center, Sheridan, WY.

Feb. 25 – 28, 2011            “Batterer Intervention Core Basic Training.”  40 Hours, John Hamel & Associates, San Rafael, CA

Oct. 22, 23            “Batterer Intervention Core Basic Training.”  32 Hours, John

Nov. 12, 13, 2010             Hamel & Associates, San Rafael, CA

Oct. 19, 2010            “Domestic violence intervention:  An overview.”  Presented on behalf of the Marin County, California Bar Association, San Rafael, CA  1 Hour.

Spt. 14, 2010            “Child Abuse Family Violence Parent Groups.”  Presented at the 2010 IVAT Conference, San Diego, CA.  30 minutes.

Spt. 12, 2010            “Domestic Violence Policy & Intervention:  Beyond the Gender Paradigm.  Presented at the 2010 IVAT Conference, San Diego, CA.  Poster.

Aug. 13, 14 – Spt. 10, 11, 2010            “Batterer Intervention Core Basic Training.”  32 Hours, John Hamel & Associates, San Rafael, CA

April 13, 2010            “An Overview of Partner Abuse:  Research and Intervention.  1 hour, Sharper Future Clinic, San Francisco, CA

March 19, 20  – March 27, 29, 2010            “Batterer Intervention Core Basic Training.”  32 Hours, John Hamel & Associates, San Rafael, CA

March 15, 17, 22, 24, 2010                        “Batterer Intervention Core Basic Training.”  32 Hours, San Quentin, CA

March 13, 2010            “Gender Inclusive Systemic Interventions in Domestic Violence.”  2 hours.  East Bay Chapter, California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Orinda, CA

January 8, 2010            “Batterer Intervention Assessment Protocol.”  2 Hours.  FAVTEA, Berkeley, CA

September 23, 2009            “Batterer Intervention:  The Latest Research.”  2.5 Hours.  Presented at 2009 Idaho Judicial Conference, Twin Falls, ID.

July 24 – 31 2009            “Batterer Intervention Core Training.”  16 hours.

July 7, 2009                        “The Effects of Domestic Violence”.  4 hours.  Presented at California Board of Parole Hearings, Sacramento, CA.

June 27, 2009            “High Conflict Family Violence Parent Groups.”  Presented at From Ideology to Inclusion 2009 Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

June 11, 2009            “High Conflict Family Violence Parent Groups” + “Engaging Men in Family Violence Treatment.”  4.75 hours.  Safe Start Initiative Conference, San Diego, California.

June 10, 2009            “Domestic Violence Research,” + “Gender Inclusive Assessment and Treatment.”  6 hours.  Idaho Domestic Violence Council “Two Days in June” Conference, Boise, ID.

April 16, 2009            “Overcoming the Gender Paradigm in Domestic Violence Research, Intervention and Policy.”  San Francisco Bay Area Probation Department Roundtable.

April 4, 2009            “Advanced Batterer Intervention Facilitator Training.”  8 hours. Simply Your Best Agency, Capitola, CA.

Feb.27, March 6            “Batterer Intervention Core Basic Training.”  32 Hours, John Hamel &

March 13, 20, 2009            Associates, San Rafael, CA

Jan. 27, 2009                        “Domestic Violence:  Summary of the Research.” 2 hours.  Davis Street, San Leandro, CA.

Nov. 6, 2008            “Gender Inclusive Systemic Treatment of Domestic Violence.”  One day presentation to Iowa batterer intervention providers, sponsored by Bridges Education Program, Waterloo, IA.

Spt. 15-16, 2008            “Domestic Violence and Child Custody” + “Controlling and Abusive Tactics Questionnaire:  A Field Study,” 45 minute presentation and poster presented at the 13th International Conference on Violence, Trauma and Abuse, San Diego, CA

July 28-29, 2008            “Domestic Violence and Child Custody” + “Controlling and Abusive Tactics Questionnaire:  A Field Study,” International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, Portsmouth, NH.  40 minutes.

June 17, 2008            “Domestic Violence:  A Review of the Literature for Family Court Professionals.”  Training for Marin County, California family law and criminal law attorneys, and for Marin County Family Court Services mediators.  1 hour, Marin County Civic Center.

May 30-31/  June 6-7, 2008          “Batterer Intervention Core Basic Training.”  32 hours.  John Hamel & Associates, Walnut Creek,CA

May 19-20, 2008            “Domestic Violence Research, Assessment and Treatment with Victims and Perpetrators.”  16 hours.  Merced County Human Services, Merced, CA.

April 4, 2008            “Advanced Batterer Intervention Facilitator Training.”  7 hours. Walnut Creek, CA.

March 28, 2008            “Gender Inclusive Systemic Treatment of Domestic Violence.”  7 hours.  Sierra Vista Counseling, Modesto, CA.

March 14, 2008            “High Conflict Family Violence Parent Group Facilitator Training.”  7 hours.  Santa Ana, CA

Feb. 16, 2008            “Gender Inclusive Treatment of Intimate Partner Abuse.”  1.5 hours. Presented at From Ideology to Inclusion 2008 Conference, Sacramento, CA.

Jan. 25-26  & Feb. 8-9/, 2008         “Batterer Intervention Core Basic Training.”  32 hours. John Hamel & Associates, Walnut Creek, CA

 

Dec. 17, 2007            “Cross Cultural Issues in Domestic Violence,” + “Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence.”  8 hours.  SBAC, Sacramento, CA.

Nov. 30, 2008            “High Conflict Family Violence Parent Group Facilitator Training.”  7 hours. San Rafael, CA

Oct. 16, 2007                        “Domestic Violence and Child Custody: Are Family Court Professionals’ Decisions Based on Erroneous Beliefs?”  One hour.  Training for Marin County, California family law attorneys.

Sept. 28, 2007            “Gender-Inclusive Systemic Treatment of Domestic Violence:  Focus on Substance Abuse.”  Three hours.  Presented at one-day conference hosted by Ventura County Behavioral Health, at Mariott Residence Inn, Oxnard, CA.

Sept. 19, 2007            “Gender-Inclusive Systemic Treatment of Domestic Violence.  Forty-five minutes. Presented at 12th International Conference on Violence, Abuse and Trauma, San Diego, CA.

Sept. 17, 2007            “Perceptions of Motives in IPV:  Expressive Versus Coercive Violence.”  Forty-five minutes.  Presented at 12th International Conference on Violence, Abuse and Trauma, San Diego, CA.

July 9, 2007            “The GIST of it:  Gender Inclusive Systemic Treatment of Domestic violence.”  Thirty minutes.  Presented at International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, Portsmouth, NH.

July 9, 2007            “Perceptions of Motives in IPV:  Expressive Versus Coercive Violence.” Thirty minutes.  Presented at International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, Portsmouth, NH.

Apr. 13, 2007            “Gender Inclusive Systemic Treatment of Domestic Violence.”  One hour.  Training for Marin County Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Corte Madera, CA.

March 22, 2007            “Women and Intimate Partner Violence:  Assessment and Treatment.”  Three hours.  Presented at Raising the Bar V:  Violent Behavior in women:  Myth or Reality, a one-day conference hosted by U.C.S.D. Center for Criminality& Addiction Research, at San Diego Marriott Hotel, San Diego, CA.

Feb. 2, 2007            Co-chair, Domestic Violence:  A Call for Reform, a one-day conference held at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Sacramento, CA.

Feb. 2, 2007            “Domestic Violence:  A Call for Reform.”  Three and one-half hours. Presented at Domestic Violence:  A Call for Reform, a one-day conference sponsored by Family Violence Treatment and Education Association, held at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Sacramento, CA.

Jan. 10, 2007            “Male Victims of Domestic Violence.”  Ninety minutes.  Training for staff of W.E.A.V.E., a domestic violence shelter in Sacramento, CA.

Dec. 20, 2006            “Domestic Violence and Child Custody.”  Ninety Minutes.  Training for batterer intervention providers and members of FAVTEA, Berkeley, CA.

Nov. 11, 2006            “Family Violence:  Beyond the Myths.”  Two hours.  Training for family law attorneys, mediators, evaluators and therapists at Best Western Inn, Corte Madera, CA.

Nov. 11, 2006            “Family Violence:  Beyond the Myths.”  Two hours.  Training for family law attorneys, mediators, evaluators and therapists at Waterfront Plaza Hotel, Oakland,  CA.

Nov. 3, 2006            “Domestic Violence:  A Gender Inclusive Conception.”  Five hours. Training for batterer intervention providers at Pyramid Alternatives, San Bruno, CA.

Oct. 9, 2006            “Domestic Violence:  A Gender Inclusive Conception.”  Seven hours. Training for batterer intervention providers at SBAC, Sacramento, CA.

Sept. 29, 2006            “Partner Violence Typologies. Ninety minutes. Training for batterer intervention providers and members of FAVTEA, Berkeley, CA.

Sept. 19, 2006            “Family Approaches in Domestic Violence Intervention.”  Forty-five minutes.  Presented at 11th International Conference on Violence, Abuse and Trauma, San Diego, CA.

Sept. 17, 2006            “Helping Abused Men:  A Multi-Disciplinary Approach.”  Ninety minutes.  Co-presented with Philip Cook and Carol Ensign, LCSW at 11th International Conference on Violence, Abuse and Trauma, San Diego, CA.

Aug. 25, 2006            Three hours.  Training for court-approved facilitators of anger management parent programs.  San Rafael, CA.

June 22, 2006            Ninety minutes.  Training in domestic violence for attorneys in Marin County, California Public Defender’s Office and members of Alternative Defense, Inc.

May 8, 2006            One hour.  Domestic violence training of mental health professionals and other staff at Kaiser Permenente, Department of Psychiatry, Santa Rosa, CA

March 1, 2006            “Domestic Violence:  A Gender Inclusive Conception.”  Two hours. Training for batterer intervention providers at Family Service Agency of Sonoma, Santa Rosa, CA.

Feb. 10, 2006            “Domestic Violence:  A Gender-Inclusive Conception.”  Four hours.  Presented at Association of Family and Conciliation Courts California Chapter Conference, Omni Hotel, Los Angeles, CA.

Oct. 28, 2005            “Beyond Patriarchy:  New Approaches to Domestic Violence Treatment.”  Seven hours.  Co-presented with Laura Petracek, PhD, to mental health professionals at Embassy Suites Hotel, San Rafael, CA.

Oct. 21, 2005            “Beyond Patriarchy:  New Approaches to Domestic Violence Treatment.”  Seven hours.  Co-presented with Laura Petracek, PhD, to mental health professionals at Embassy Suites Hotel, Walnut Creek, CA.

Oct. 14, 2005            “Beyond Patriarchy:  New Approaches to Domestic Violence Treatment.”  Seven hours.  Co-presented with Laura Petracek, PhD, to mental health professionals at Best Western Expo Inn, Sacramento, CA.

Oct. 7, 2005            “Beyond Patriarchy:  New Approaches to Domestic Violence Treatment.”  Seven hours.  Co-presented with Laura Petracek, PhD, to mental health professionals at Waterford Plaza Hotel, Oakland, CA.

Sept. 18, 2005            “High Conflict to Battering.”  Four hours.  Presented at the Family Violence and Sexual Assault Institute 10th International Conference on Family Violence, San Diego, CA.

July 18, 2005            “Beyond Patriarchy:  New Approaches to Domestic Violence Treatment.”  Seven hours.  Co-presented with Laura Petracek, PhD, to mental health professionals at Hilton Hotel, San Jose, CA.

Apr. 29, 2005            “The Gender Inclusive Paradigm.”  Seventy-five minutes.  Presented at Beyond Patriarchy:  New Approaches to Domestic Violence Treatment, a one day-conference hosted by Family Violence Treatment & Education Association, at Cartwright Hotel, San Francisco, CA.

Sept. 20, 2004            “Fixing Only Half the Problem:  Public Policy and Batterer Intervention.”  Thirty minutes.  Presented at the Family Violence and Sexual Assault Institute 9th International Conference on Family Violence, San Diego, CA.

April 3, 2004            “Assessment and Treatment in Domestic Violence.”  Two Hours.  Presented to staff at Contra Costa County Family Court Services, Martinez, CA.

Feb.-March, 2004            Thirty-two hours.  Conducted core basic training required of California batterer intervention providers per PC 1203.098.

Feb. 27, 2004            “High Conflict to Battering.”  Seven hours.  Presented to mental health professionals at Best Western Expo Inn, Sacramento, CA

Feb. 6, 2004            “High Conflict to Battering.”  Seven hours.  Presented to mental health professionals at Hilton Hotel, San Jose, CA.

Jan. 30, 2004            “High Conflict to Battering.”  Seven hours.  Presented to mental health professionals at Waterfront Plaza Hotel, Oakland, CA.

Dec. 12, 2003            “Partner Abuse Seminar:  Characteristics, Etiology, Assessment and Treatment.”  Seven hours.  Presented to mental health professionals at Holiday Inn Hotel, Concord, CA.

Oct. 28, 2003            “Domestic Violence Today.”  Ninety-minutes.  Presented at Family Strengths Training Institute, sponsored by California Department of Social Services, at Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento, CA.

Oct. 10, 2003            “Partner Abuse Seminar:  Characteristics, Etiology, Assessment and Treatment.”  Seven hours.  Presented to mental health professionals at Best Western Inn, Corte Madera, CA.

Sept. 1, 2003            One hour.  Conducted training in domestic violence to staff of A Safe Place, a battered women’s shelter, Oakland, CA.

July 9, 2003            Three hours.  Co-conducted with Michael Carolla, MFT and Carroll Adams, MFT, a domestic violence training for family court mediators and other staff at Contra Costa County Family Court Services, Martinez, CA.

Apr. 25, 2003            “Domestic Violence Today:  Truth, Myth, and all the Shades of Gray.”  Two and a half hours.  Presented at Assessment & Treatment of Domestic Violence:  New Paradigms for the 21st Century, a two-day conference hosted by Family Violence Treatment & Education Association, at Airport Holiday Inn, Oakland, CA.

June 14, 2002            “Characteristics and Etiology of Partner Violence, and Implications for Non-Sexist Approaches to Treatment.”  Two hours.  Training conducted with Darlene Pratt, MFT for East Bay California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Oakland, CA.