ADVIP Member Directory Listed by Country

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 chapters can be found on this page.

On this page you will see the Master List of all members organized by world region and country.   Click on a 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.

Click here for the Master List of all members, in alphabetical order, with additional search options.

MASTER LIST OF MEMBERS BY REGION AND COUNTRY

NORTH AMERICA

CANADA

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UNITED STATES

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Dr. Laura Petracek (San Francisco, United States) Provider

Photo of Dr. Laura Petracek
W.O.V.E.N. Women Overcoming Violent Emotions Now Home 3107 Fillmore St., Suite 301 1208 Bancroft Way San Francisco California 94123 United StatesHome 1208 Bancroft Way Berkeley California 94702 United States Work Phone: 4157717150 Website: http://www.angermanagementforwomen.com
Professional Background

LAURA PETRACEK, Ph.D., LCSW

1208 Bancroft Way

 Berkeley, CA 94702

 (415) 748-0296

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES

Psychologist, PSY #20033, State of California

LCSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCS #16971 California

EDUCATION

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

EXPERIENCE Teaching

  • 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
    college.
  • Taught courses in psychology and psychotherapy, as well as traineeship courses Experienced in supervising practicum students.
  • Clinical

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.

 

 

 

 

 

LAURA PETRACEK. Ph.D., LCSW                                                                          Page Two

EXPERIENCE (continued)

Forensic Treatment /Psychological Testing

  • Skilled in violence/aggression reduction, domestic violence and substance abuse
    treatment.
  • 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.

WORKSHOPS PRESENTED

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

PUBLICATIONS

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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WORK HISTORY

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,

9/89-8/93

Social Worker, SHEEPSHEAD BAY HIGH SCHOOL, Brooklyn, NY, 9/84-8/89

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Psychological Association, 1991-Present

National Association of Social Workers, 1984-Present

Employee Assistance Professional Association, 1981-Present

 

 

 

Mr Joseph Szlamnik (San Francisco, United States) Provider

John Hamel and Associates Home San Francisco California United States

 

EUROPE

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MIDDLE EAST

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AFRICA

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ASIA

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INDIA

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SRI LANKA

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