Dr. Buttell has extensive experience in providing social work intervention services to clients in community-based correction programs and in evaluating the effectiveness of these social work interventions. He teaches courses in clinical practice, HBSE, and research methods. Buttell's latest research interests focus on improving family functioning through the elimination of domestic violence and his primary research interest is on improving the effectiveness of batterer intervention programs.
Buttell, F., & Ferreira, R. J. (2020). The hidden disaster of COVID-19: Intimate partner violence. Psychological trauma: theory, research, practice and policy, 12(S1), S197–S198. https://doi.org/10.1037/tra0000646.
Cannon, C., Hamel J., Buttell F., & Ferreira R. (2020). The Pursuit of Research-supported Treatment in Batterer Intervention: The Role of Professional Licensure and Theoretical Orientation for Duluth and CBT Programs. Journal of Evidence-BasedSocial Work. DOI: 10.1080/26408066.2020.1775744.
Sonkin, D., Ferreira, R.J., Hamel, J, Buttell, F, & Frias, M. (2019). Associations between attachment insecurities and psychological violence in a sample of court-mandated batterers. Violence & Victims, 34 (6), 910-929. DOI:10.1891/0886-6708.VV-D-17-00086.
Cannon, C., Ferreira, R.J., & Buttell, F. (2019) Understanding differences and similarities between male and female intimate partner violence perpetration and parenting attitudes in a batterer intervention program. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work. 16:4, 442-459, https://doi.org/10.1080/26408066.2019.1625094.
Ferreira, R.J., Adolph, V., Hall, M., & Buttell F. (2019). Predictors of individual resilience: Gender differences among African Americans. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work, 16:4, 347-362, https://doi.org/10.1080/26408066.2019.1604282.
For more publications, see Dr. Buttell's CV or his page on ResearchGate.