Dr. Katreena Scott
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology
(416) 978-0971 [Canada]
Katreena Scott is an Associate Professor and Clinical Psychologist in the Department of Human Development and Applied Psychology of the University of Toronto. Dr. Scott has authored 30+ articles and book chapters on the development of violent relationships, the efficacy of service to male batterers, the effect of abuse and trauma on children and on empirically and ethically sound policies for working with abuse perpetrators. In recognition of her contributions to the field, Dr. Scott was awarded the Canada Research Chair in Family Violence Prevention and Treatment in 2008.
Executive Director, Changing Ways
(519) 438-9869 [Canada]
Tim Kelly has worked with abusive men since 1986 and is currently the Executive Director of Changing Ways (located in London, Ontario, Canada), a program for men who abuse women. He has spoken nationally and internationally on issues related to violence against women and children and community collaborations. He has focused much of his efforts in organizing campaigns, challenging men to take responsibility for men’s violence against women and children. His interest has recently turned in two directions; the first is to expanding the scope of community collaboration to support neighborhood associations in providing information about woman abuse and the second is to working with maltreating fathers. He has conducted numerous presentations and training seminars in both of these areas.
Programme Manager, Integrated Domestic Abuse Programme (IDAP), London Probation
Dermot is currently a Programme Manager for London Probation’s Integrated Domestic Abuse Programme (IDAP) and has been involved in the development of this programme since its pilot stages. He has been working in Probation in various capacities for 20 years has run domestic abuse perpetrator programmes in the statutory and voluntary sector for over 10 years. Dermot also provides training, teaching and consultancy to Probation Areas, local authorities, Social Services departments and others. He has been involved in the development of a number of programmes in the UK, including the Caring Dads Programme and the Children’s Group Treatment programme. Dermot is a practice Educator and Assessor for Social Work students. This involves teaching students while on placement and ensuring that their practice reaches nationally agreed standards. He coordinates Student Social Worker placements in the London Probation Trust and in some other agencies. Dermot was highly commended in the Justice and Butler Trust (2010) awards for his work in Domestic Violence programmes. His current research topic is the Careers of Practice Teachers.
National Trainer, Integated Domestic Abuse Programme (IDAP), London Probation, United Kingdom
After a history of factory work and residential social work in children’s homes, Elaine trained as a social worker in 1986 and has worked in Probation, initially as a case manager, for the past 23 years. In 1994 she moved into group-work when she joined the Camberwell Probation Centre which was one of the first centres running cognitive behavioural groups in London. They were at the forefront of the “What Works" initiative running the “Reasoning & Rehabilitation Programme” with persistent offenders. While working there she became involved in a pilot programme for Domestic Violence perpetrators in 1998 and from there, via the Duluth Programme, eventually to Probation’s own Integrated Domestic Abuse Programme (IDAP) which she began to deliver and treatment manage in 2004. Since then she has become a National Trainer for IDAP facilitators, revisiting her social work roots, qualifying as a practice teacher and tutor for social work students at Kingston University and finally has become involved, first in delivering and subsequently training facilitators, for the Caring Dads programme.