Guidelines for Intervention with Abusive Fathers

Katreena L. Scott, Karen J. Francis, Claire V. Crooks, Michelle Paddon, and David A. Wolfe (2006)

Accountability guidelines for intervention with abusive fathers (pp. 102-117). In O. Williams, & J. Edleson, (Eds.) Parenting by men who batter: New Directions for Assessment and Intervention. New York, NY: Oxford University Press


In this chapter, we draw upon our experiences with the Caring Dads program to describe issues that arise in designing and providing intervention with fathers who have abused their children and/or intimate partners, and to outline a series of guidelines for program accountability.