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Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) - 297

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Tonight's special guest is Dr Daniel Sonkin from Sausalito, California, a therapist who works with survivors and their families. He specializes in issues of domestic violence. Since 1981, Dr Sonkin's work has focused on the treatment of individuals and couples facing a variety interpersonal problems. In addition to his clinical experience, he has testified as an expert witness since 1977 in criminal cases where domestic violence is an issue. He has also evaluates defendants facing the death penalty conducting social histories with a focus on their childhood abuse and its impact on adult criminal behavior. Dr Sonkin also speciallizes in training therapists to deal with marriage counceling and issues of domestic violence and offers self-study, online interactive and live continuing education workshops for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Child Custody Evaluators and Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors. The author of 10 books, among them a widely used protocol for treating male batterers. His book, Learning to Live Without Violence: A Handbook for Men has been published in English, Spanish and Japanese and is utilized by treatment programs around the world.