Safety and Sobriety Manual
Best Practices in Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse

January 2005


Domestic Violence/Substance Abuse Interdisciplinary
Task Force Members

Task Force Chairs: Larry Bennett and Margee Morrison

Editor, Best Practices Document: Debi Edmund

  • Lynn Ange, Violence Prevention Center of SW Illinois
  • Larry Bennett, University of Illinois Chicago, Jane Addams College of Social Work
  • Vernie Beorkrem, IFVCC
  • Carol Brigman, IDHS, Bureau of Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention
  • Dawn Bushma, United States Probation Office, Northern District of Illinois
  • Robert Campbell
  • Mary Coleman, IDHS, Bureau of Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention
  • Reshma Desai, Rainbow House
  • Bharti Dev, Apna Ghar
  • Steve Doherty, Provident Counseling
  • Debi Edmund, Positive Options, Referrals and Alternatives (P.O.R.A.)
  • Mike Feinerman, Christine Call and Associates
  • Pamela Frazier, N' The Spirit Transformational Living
  • Suja George, IDHS, Bureau of Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention
  • Karen Gill, IDHS, Bureau of Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention
  • Daphne Glanton, Heartland Alliance Women's Program
  • Ruben Gonzalez, Resurrection Health Carelprocare Centers
  • Julia Green, Gateway Foundation
  • Jeann6 Hansen, IDHS, Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse
  • Jessica Hayes, IAODAPCA
  • Marco Jacome, Healthcare Alternative Systems
  • Robert Jenkins, Gateway Foundation
  • Bridget Kelly, Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities
  • Janet Knappen, IDHS, Bureau of Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention
  • Jeb Kresge, PHASENVAVE
  • Amy Lehrner, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Barbara Cray Lokaitis, IAODAPCA
  • Kenneth Martin-Ocasio, Lifelink Latino Family Services
  • Margee Morrison, ADV and SAS
  • Erica Oliver, Gateway Foundation
  • Jennifer Orban, IAODAPCA
  • Charles Parker, IDHS, Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse
  • Mary Jo Peavy, IADDA
  • Susan Peters, Safe Passage
  • Judy Petit, PHASENAVE
  • Allison Popowski, Family Shelter Service
  • Lynn Siegel, Pillars - Constance Morris House
  • Pam Stewart, IDHS, Bureau of Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention
  • K. Sujata, Apna Ghar
  • Pam Thompson, NICASA
  • Randall Webber, Chestnut Health Systems/Lighthouse
  • Deborah Williams, A Woman's Place Domestic Violence Program
  • Pam Wiseman, Safe Passage
  • Field Reviewers for Best Practices Document
  • Patricia Bland, Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
  • Janice DiGirolamo, lllinois Family Violence Coordinating Council
  • Maya Hennessey, IDHS, Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse
  • Catherine McNeilly, Illinois MlSA Institute
  • Patricia O'Brien, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • William L. White, Lighthouse Institute/Chestnut Health Systems