ABOUT

CAROLANN PETERSON, PH.D.

CarolAnn Peterson, PH.D. 

 

CarolAnn Peterson has worked in the field of domestic violence and intimate partner abuse for over 35 years, including 10 years as a registered lobbyist in Sacramento, CA, and Washington, D.C. She has conducted trainings throughout the United States and internationally as an expert in the field.

CarolAnn is one of only 60 academics in the U.S. certified as a strangulation expert witness. She has consulted on federal, state, and local domestic violence cases and provided testimony on civil (child custody) and criminal cases. She also serves as a full-time lecturer at the University of Southern California Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, teaching a course which she created on Domestic & Intimate Partner Abuse.

SPECIALTIES

CONSULTING AND TRAINING —
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND INTIMATE PARTNER ABUSE

EXPERT WITNESS IN CIVIL & CRIMINAL CASES

TISP CERTIFIED STRANGULATION EXPERT WITNESS

FLETC CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINER

SPEAKING AND KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

PEER REVIEWER — STATE EXAMS, TEXTBOOKS, JOURNAL ARTICLES

I HAVE HAD THE PRIVILEGE AND HONOR OF WORKING WITH AND AROUND DR. PETERSON FOR OVER 30 YEARS AND CAN SAY WITH GREAT CERTAINTY THAT FEW PEOPLE HAVE HER DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE AND INSIGHTS INTO FAMILY VIOLENCE AS SHE DOES. I HAVE GUEST LECTURED IN HER DV AND LEADERSHIP CLASSES FOR OVER 10 YEARS AND HAVE SEEN FIRSTHAND HER ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE COMPLEX IDEAS IN EASILY UNDERSTOOD SEGMENTS. SHE IS, WITHOUT A DOUBT, A FIRST-CLASS EDUCATOR.

Robert J. Martin

Chairman of the Board, Alliance for HOPE International | Chairman of the Board, Operation for HOPE | Chairman of the Board, IMPACT Personal Safety | Board Member, Safe and Sound Schools | Board Member, For the Child

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