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
Sam J Bachman (Fairfax, United States) Provider
- Have 23 years of experience working with domestic violence offenders.
- MSW Virginia Commonwealth University, 1996; LCSW 2012.
Services or Research Projects
- Supervise the largest program in the largest jurisdiciton in the Washington DC metropolitan area (DC-Maryland-Virginia) and Northern Virginia. Jurisdiction covers population of 1.3 million citizents. ADAPT Program is part of a combined program with DV and sexual assault [SA] prevention/community education services, and counseling services for survivor/victims of domestic and sexual assault. Program exists in a county government agency, Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Assault Services.
- ADAPT program has been in existance for 31 years; started in 1983.
- Supervise 3.5 staff, 1-4 interns and about 40 volunteers who provide treatment in English and Spanish.
- ADAPT Program met VA state BIP state standards in 2001 when standards went live.
- Program utilizes core technology from the Core Value/Compassion Model developed by Steven Stosny, Ph.D. See http://compassionpower.com Program promotes self-responsibility and teaches emotional self-regulation skills.
- Program is 18 weeks in length; extensive homework; skills based approach; program co-facilitated by volunteers and staff.
- Program participants are adult men and women who have been abusive with intimate partner or family member (sibling, child or adult child/parent/sibling). Clients are about 70% male; 30% female; approximately 85% court referred typically via defered adjudication (first time offenders charged with assault on household/family member with two years to complete tx to get charges dismissed). Treatment groups are co-ed.