Betty Jo Barrett

Associate Professor of Social Work and Women’s Studies
University of Windsor
Participates in 2 items
Betty Jo Barrett is currently the coordinator of the Combined BSW in Women’s Studies and Social Work program. She has practiced as a community social worker in the areas of family violence prevention and treatment, housing stability and homelessness, developmental disabilities, and youth mental health. Dr. Barrett's recent research has investigated variations in women’s help seeking in response to intimate partner violence and the impact of victim characteristics on police response to intimate partner violence in Canada.

Betty Jo will provide an overview of the research and theories pertaining to the bystander effect as they pertain to violent behaviour broadly, the barriers and deterrents to bystander behaviour, and ways to promote pro-social bystander interventions.

Sessions in which Betty Jo Barrett participates

Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Time Zone: MDT/Mountain Time (US & Canada)
8:45 AM
8:45 AM
12:30 PM
12:30 PM