CarolAnn Peterson

Expert in domestic and workplace violence, battered women, and the rehabilitation of abuse victims

Full time lecturer, Children, Youth and Families, USC dworak-peck school of social work


  • Domestic & intimate partner violence/abuse
  • Certified Strangulation expert witness
  • domestic violence policy & advocacy & diversity
  • FLETC trainer, and Global violence against women

Additional Information

  • Founding member, Friends of the Los Angeles City Commission on the Status of Women
  • Member, Los Angeles County Commission for Women Legislation Committee
  • Consultant, Family Violence Prevention Fund
  • Author: Interpersonal Aggression: Complexities of domestic and intimate partner abuse
  • Published article in Association of Certified Family Law Specialized on new California law – coercive control
  • Certified Expert Witness on Strangulation and Strangulation Prevention
  • Member, Los Angeles City Mayor’s Task Force

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