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Domestic Violence in Family Law: Part 2

Domestic Violence

Megan and Bill are joined by the Honorable Karen Adam and Annette Burns to discuss domestic violence. This is part two of this conversation.

Links & Other Notes

THE VIDEO THAT WAS DISCUSSED IN THE EPISODE

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE EXPERTS INTERVIEWED IN THE VIDEO

  • Abi Ajibolade, Executive Director, The Redwood, Toronto, Ontario
  • Amy G. Applegate, JD, Clinical Professor of Law, Maurer School of Law, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
  • Linda Bortell, PsyD, Clinical Psychologist, Bortell Psychological, Inc., Los Angeles, California
  • Melissa Brickhouse-Thomas, LCSW, Manager, Victim Services, Glendale Police Dept., Glendale, Arizona
  • Gabrielle Davis, JD, Legal and Policy Advisor, Battered Women’s Justice Project, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Loretta M. Frederick, JD, Senior Legal & Policy Director, Battered Women’s Justice Project, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Anna Harper-Guerrero, LMSW, Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse, Tucson, Arizona
  • Amy Holtzworth-Munroe, PhD, Professor of Psychology, Dept. of Psychological & Brain Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
  • Hilary A. Linton, JD, LLM, Mediator, President, Family Mediation Services (mediate393) Toronto, Ontario
  • Jan Maiden, JD, Family Law/Domestic Violence Attorney, Law Office of Jan Maiden, San Diego, California
  • Wendy Million, City Magistrate, Tucson City Court Domestic Violence Court, Tucson, Arizona
  • Charles A. Sawchenko, MSW, Police Lieutenant (Ret), Delaware State Police, Dover, Delaware
  • William Spiller, Jr., JD, Family Lawyer and Minor’s Counsel, Law Offices of William Spiller, Jr., Los Angeles, California
  • Nancy Ver Steegh, MSW, JD, Professor of Law, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Neil Websdale, PhD, Director, Family Violence Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
  • David Wexler, PhD, Director, Relationship Training Institute, San Diego, California

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Note: We are not diagnosing anyone in our discussions, merely discussing patterns of behavior.

  • 00:00 – Welcome to It’s All Your Fault
  • 01:44 – Part II: Domestic Violence in Family Law
  • 02:23 – Why Screen Cases for DV
  • 06:52 – Importance for Courts to See Full Picture
  • 10:16 – Avoiding Bias
  • 13:47 – Impacting Cases
  • 17:42 – Therapists’ Role
  • 22:25 – Mediation
  • 26:01 – Dealing With Children’s Concerns
  • 34:31 – Parenting Plans
  • 37:09 – Treatment
  • 39:14 – Self-Care
  • 43:50 – If You’re Currently in a DV Situation
  • 45:27 – Coming Next Week: Listener Questions

Further Listening

Each week, Bill Eddy and Megan Hunter will be exploring the five types of people who can ruin your life — people with high conflict personalities — and how they weave themselves into our lives in romance, at work, next door, at school, places of worship, and just about everywhere, causing chaos, exhaustion, and dread for everyone else.

Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.

Bill Eddy is HCI’s co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer. He pioneered the High Conflict Personality Theory (HCP) and is viewed globally as the leading expert on managing disputes involving people with high conflict personalities.

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Megan Hunter, MBA

Megan Hunter is HCI’s co-founder and Chief Executive Officer. Within her role at HCI, she also serves as a leading expert in high conflict personalities in all settings, focusing primarily on the workplace, customer service, government/public service, ombuds, and religious organizations. Her degrees in business and economics combined with her years of experience in the legal arena are a valuable blend for many conflict settings.

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Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.

Bill Eddy is HCI’s co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer. He pioneered the High Conflict Personality Theory (HCP) and is viewed globally as the leading expert on managing disputes involving people with high conflict personalities.

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Megan Hunter, MBA

Megan Hunter is HCI’s co-founder and Chief Executive Officer. Within her role at HCI, she also serves as a leading expert in high conflict personalities in all settings, focusing primarily on the workplace, customer service, government/public service, ombuds, and religious organizations. Her degrees in business and economics combined with her years of experience in the legal arena are a valuable blend for many conflict settings.