ADVIP Member Directory
ADVIP members include researchers with an expertise in the field of partner and family abuse, or provide direct intervention services to perpetrators and have indicated a commitment to evidence-based practice. Both members and non-members can view the membership directory. Individuals with a Full Membership to ADVIP can write posts to our blog pages and enjoy other benefits not available to individuals with a Limited Membership. To become a member, or to upgrade membership from Limited Member to Full Member, go to the JOIN ADVIP link on the home page.
Some ADVIP members have organized into local chapters. Local chapters allow members to meet face-to-face, or through Skype or other electronic forums, to network and advance evidence-based practice in their local communities. A list of local ADVIP chapters can be found on this page.
In this Searchable Master List, you may click on member’s name to view their full profile page containing information about their location, background, training, intervention services and research interests. In the member’s profile page, you can click on the country, state, province or city to view all other members in those categories.
There are two additional search boxes. The one on the left allows you to find members according to their status as either Researcher or Provider. The box on the right allows you to conduct a more refined search, to find members by city, state or province, research interests (e.g., domestic violence risk factors, motivation, impact on children) or clinical services and modalities (e.g., batterer groups, parenting programs, substance abuse treatment, etc.). Keep in mind that some profile data can be entered in multiple ways , so if a search in unsuccessful try a related keyword – for example, “group counseling” instead of “group therapy,” “LGBTQ” instead of “LGBT,” and so forth.
SEARCHABLE MASTER LIST
FIND PROVIDERS AND RESEARCHERS
Dr. Laura Petracek (San Francisco, United States) Provider
LAURA PETRACEK, Ph.D., LCSW
1208 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94702
Psychologist, PSY #20033, State of California
LCSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCS #16971 California
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA, 1996
M.S.W., Honors, Social Group Work, Yeshiva University, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, New York, NY, 1986
B.A., cum laude, Sociology, Hamline University, St. Paul, MN, 1979
A.A., Chemical Dependency Counseling, Minneapolis Community College, Minneapolis, MN, 1977
- 20 years effective teaching experience, using methods including film, interactive
discussions, and humor.
- Designed curriculum and conducted lectures and workshops on HIV/AIDS, family systems, alcoholism concepts, anger management, stress reduction, domestic violence, AA principles, sexuality, physical abuse, co-dependency and spirituality.
- Developed and implemented chemical dependency training program for community
- Taught courses in psychology and psychotherapy, as well as traineeship courses Experienced in supervising practicum students.
15 years management experience.
25 years facilitating group and family therapy, individual therapy, and continuing care. Skilled in crisis intervention, interviewing, assessing, appropriately referring clients, and continuing care recommendations in chemical dependency.
15 years experience supervising staff, interns, individuals, and groups.
15 years experience providing staff training for teachers, interns, and colleagues on use of group process, individual therapy, substance abuse, and domestic violence.
5 years experience working in managed care environment.
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Forensic Treatment /Psychological Testing
- Skilled in violence/aggression reduction, domestic violence and substance abuse
- Provide psychological assessments for Child Custody cases, court mediation, with expertise in domestic violence and high conflict couples.
- Provide psychological assessments of sex offenders, mentally disordered offenders and Sexually Violent Predators (SVP) write up reports for court, and appear as expert witness giving opinions on psychological matters involving domestic violence.
- Provide assessments of psychological disorders, level of dangerousness, threat and
violence of mentally ill inmates at California Medical Facility at Vacaville, Sierra
Conservation Center, Soledad State Prison, and Avenal State Prison.
- Provide assessments of psychological disorders for children and adults for SSI evaluations.
Anger and Women: Annual American Psychological Association Conference, Honolulu, HI, 7-8/04
Women Who Batter: Implications for Theory and Practice, presented at FAVTEA, Family Association Training and Education Conference, Oakland, CA, 4/03
Effectively Addressing Anger in the Chemically Affected Client, Safeco
Corporation/Employee Assistants of Greater Seattle, Seattle, WA, 10/95 and 5/95
The Link Between Chemical Dependency and Domestic Violence, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA, 10/93
The Effects of Domestic Violence Upon Women’s Health, Women in Psychology, Seattle, WA, Monthly Meeting 6/95, 7/94
Boundaries: Experiencing Your Power, Knowing Your Limits, Personal Growth Center Northwest, Seattle, WA, 3/95, 11/94
The Link Between Chemical Dependency and Domestic Violence, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA, 1/95, 8/93
Petracek, L., An Anger Workbook for Women, New Harbinger Publications, 9/04.
Petracek, L. “Intervention in the Workplace,” Counselor Magazine, July 1992. Petracek, L., “Intervention with Family Members,” Recovery Newspaper, February 1992.
Petracek, L., “Boundaries: Experiencing Your Power, Knowing Your Limits,” Journey Press, VolII, No. 11, April 1991.
Petracek, L., “Healing Strategies for Couples and Families in Recovery,” Journey Press, Vol II, No. 9, November 1990.
Petracek, L., “Women’s Early Recovery Groups,” Journey Press, Vol II, No. 4, April 1990.
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Clinical Psychologist SAN QUENTIN STATE PRISON, San Quentin, CA 4/07 to 12/13
Contract Psychologist CALIFORNIA STATE PRISONS, CA 4/1/03 3/31/07
Clinical Director, WOMEN’S SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES/NEW LEAF/SERVICES FOR OUR COMMUNITY, San Francisco, CA, 1/98-03/03
Post-Doctoral Internship, GOLDEN GATE MEDICAL EXAMINERS, San Francisco, CA, 9/96-12/97
Professor/Director, ADDICTION TRAINING CENTER, COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN NEVADA, Las Vegas, NV, 9/95-8/96
Pre-Doctoral Internship, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TREATMENT PROGRAM, HARBORVIEW HOSPITAL, Seattle, WA, 9/93-8/95
Clinical Supervisor, PERSONAL GROWTH CENTER NORTHWEST, Seattle, WA,
Social Worker, SHEEPSHEAD BAY HIGH SCHOOL, Brooklyn, NY, 9/84-8/89
American Psychological Association, 1991-Present
National Association of Social Workers, 1984-Present
Employee Assistance Professional Association, 1981-Present