CarolAnn Peterson

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

Adjunct associate professor, USC School of Social Work


  • domestic disturbances and violence
  • intimate partner violence
  • workplace violence
  • welfare reform
  • victims of domestic violence
  • family violence intervention
  • post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • battered women
  • legislation and advocacy for abused women
  • training for awareness about domestic violence

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

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