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Donald G. Dutton

Education:


B.A. (President's List; Magna cum Laude) University of Toronto 1966 (Psychology)
Ph.D. University of Toronto 1970 (Experimental Social Psychology)

Current Status:


Professor
Department of Psychology
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, B.C. Canada V6T 1Z4

Adjunct Professor,
Department of Psychology,
Simon Fraser University

Memberships in Professional Societies:

bulletAmerican Psychological Association
bulletSociety for Experimental Social Psychology
bulletCanadian Psychological Association
bulletAmerican Society of Criminology
bulletSociety for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
bulletPsychology and Law - Division 41 of APA
bulletInternational Society for Research on Aggression.
bullet International Society for Law and Mental Health
bulletCollege of Psychologists, British Columbia (Registered Psychologist)
bullet International Family Violence Society

Awards:

bulletQueen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012). Awarded by the Senate of Canada for research benfitting the Canadian public
bulletLifetime Achievement Award (2011, August). Northwest Association of Domestic Violence Treatment Professionals
bulletDistinguished Career Researcher (2007-2008). Journal of Interpersonal Violence
bulletGordon Allport Intergroup Relations Prize Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Honorable mention 1978 for "Tokenism, Reverse Discrimination, and Egalitarianism in Interracial Behaviour".
bulletSocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Sabbatical Leave Fellowships, 1973-74, 1979-80, 1985-86, 1990-91.
bulletDonald K. Sampson Memorial Award, by B.C. Psychological Association for "outstanding contributions to the field of Teaching and Education in Psychology". October, 1983.
bulletMuriel McQueen Ferguson Foundation. Lifetime Achievement Award for work on Family Violence, Fredericton, N.B. June 1997.
bulletOther: executive director: America on Violence, San Diego, California.  1999 President, West Coast Social and Behavioral Research Enterprises, Vancouver, B.C., 1974 - Present.

Other:

bullet Executive Director: America on Violence, San Diego, California. 1999 – 2002.
bulletPresident, West Coast Social and Behavioral Research Enterprises, Vancouver, B.C. 1974 – present.
bulletResearch Fellow,Psychology and Law Institute, Simon Fraser University.
bullet Judicial Council of California, Advisory Board. 2005-2007
bulletScientific Advisory Board - Respecting Accuracy in Domestic Abuse Reporting (RADAR)
bulletNational Family Violence Legislative Resource Board - Advisory Board
bulletPanel of Experts - Worldwide Alternatives to Violence (U.K.)

Professional Service and Consultancies:

Community Consultancies/Organizational Work

bulletNavaho Nation  Winslow  Arizona April1999. Revision of community response to domestic violence.
bulletFederated States of Micronesia: Development of a police response to domestic violence.

Research Contracts:

President of West Coast Social and Behavioral Research Enterprises since its incorporation in 1974. West Coast S.A.B.R.E. has contracted for research and training services with the Ministry of the Attorney General (B.C.), the Solicitor General of Canada, the Ministry of the Secretary of State, the R.C.M.P., and the Justice Institute of B.C. Research teams are formed on an ad hoc basis to best meet the demands of each project. Some of the contracted research includes:

  1. Assessment and therapy with contestants in “Reality TV” show called No Boundaries, 2001
  2. Recidivism Risk Assessment of Incarcerated Batterers: Los Angeles County Probation Services, 1998.
  3. Development of an Internet Psychology Course for the Open learning Agency. 1997
  4. A study of the incidence and causative role of alcohol in wife assault (Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Labour and Consumer Services, Alcohol and Drug Programs, 1993).
  5. Corroborative studies on the Propensity for Abusiveness Scale (Solicitor General of Canada, 1994
  6. Testing the co-presence of childhood trauma and Borderline Personality Organization in a population of court-mandated wife assaulters (Solicitor General of Canada, 1992-1994).
  7. Assessment of family violence potential in federal offenders (Correctional Services of Canada, 1992-1993).
  8. Public expectations and satisfaction with police services (Solicitor General of Canada, 1984).
  9. The inter-racial climate of ten Canadian cities (Secretary of State, Multiculturalism, 1982).
  10. The criminal justice system response to wife assault (Solicitor General of Canada, 1981).
  11. A longitudinal study of police attitudes and values and their relationship to behaviour (Solicitor General of Canada, 1979).
  12. Issues in the development of police human relations curricula (Attorney General of B.C., 1974).
  13. A study of the incidence and causative role of alcohol in wife assault (Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Labour and Consumer Services, Alcohol and Drug Programs, 1993).
  14. Corroborative studies on the Propensity for Abusiveness Scale (Solicitor General of Canada, 1994).

Assistant Editor: Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 1974 -1976.

Reviewer:

bulletAmerican Medical Association, 1993
bulletNational Research Council (U.S.)
bulletNational Institute of Mental Health grant Review Committee (U.S. 2004-2005)
bulletSocial Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada, 1978 to present.
bulletJournal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1978 to present.
bulletJournal of Applied Social Psychology, 1974 to present.
bulletCanadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 1972 to present.
bulletMedical Research Council of Canada, 1986.
bulletNational Institute of Mental Health (U.S.), 1985.to present.
bulletJournal of Family Violence, 1988-present
bulletViolence and Victims 1988-present
bulletJournal of Interpersonal Aggression, 1988-present
bulletJournal of Family Psychology 1997 - present
bulletJournal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 1999-present
bulletLaw and Human Behavior 1999-present
bulletJournal of Personality Disorders 2001-present
bulletPsychology of Women Quarterly 2004
bulletPsychological Bulletin 2004-present
bulletAmerican Psychologist 2005
 

Editorial Boards

    Violence & Victims
    Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma.
    Journal of Interpersonal Violence
    Journal of Family Violence
    Trauma, Abuse and Violence:  A Journal of Reviews

Adjudicator: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

  1. Graduate Fellowships Adjudication Committee, 1980.
  2. Research Grants Adjudication Committee, 1983-85, 2006-08
  3. National Institute of Mental Health 2004

Clinical/Therapeutic Training

bullet1978 Cold Mountain Institute Group Therapy Internship
bulletPsychopathy:Assessment Workshop, Robert Hare, Steve Hart, Vancouver, B.C.
bulletSpecialized Training Services, Irvine, CA. Personality Disorders Training Workshop.
bulletMarriage and Family Health Center, Newport CA., Integrating Sexual and Marital Therapy, Dr. David Snartch.
bullet2001    Dialectical Behavior Therapy for BPD  Dr. Marsha Linehan, Seattle, WA
bullet2005    Attachment and neural development. Dr. Alan Schore, Torrance, CA

Therapeutic Experience:

bullet1979 - 1995 Therapist and Co-Director of the Assaultive Husbands Programme (court-mandated treatment for men convicted of wife assault.)
bullet1984 - present  Private Practice
bullet2003 – present Psychologist: RCMP

Police Training:

Developed and delivered police domestic dispute intervention training . B.C. Police College (1975- 1979).

Community Consultancies Organizational Work:

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United States Army: Family Advocacy Branch, Personality disorders in male and femal abuse perpetrators, San Antonio, Texas, March 2007

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Judicial Council of California., Research Advisory Committee, 2005.

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2006, October 19: The 21st Century and Domestic Violence: A World Perspective (see Workshops for Poster)

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Japanese Ministry of Health/ Gender Equality Development of a Comprehensive Domestic Violence Response, UBC, Vancouver, ( Dec. 2003) .

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Navaho Nation  Winslow  Arizona (April, 1999). Revision of community response to domestic violence.

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Federated States of Micronesia: Development of a police response to domestic violence, US Ambassador Dianne Watson, Los Angeles, CA..

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International Panel of Experts, WAVE, U.K.