Dr. Etiony Aldarondo is Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology at the University of Miami where he conducts research on men who batter and directs the Family Resettlement Research and Advocacy Project. His publications include the book Programs for Men Who Batter: Intervention and Prevention Strategies in a Diverse Society (Civic Research Institute with Fernando Mederos, Ed.D., 2002) and articles on topics such as wife assault cessation and psychological aggression, risk markers for the cessation and persistence of wife assault, ethnicity and wife assault, motivation to change in abusive men, and the clinical assessment of battering. He is the editor of the forthcoming book Promoting Social Justice through Mental Health Practice. He received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1991. Dr. Aldarondo was a research fellow with the Family Violence Research Program at the University of New Hampshire where he worked in the design, implementation, and evaluation of the National Alcohol and Family Violence Survey, which was the first study specifically designed to assess the occurrence of wife assault in Latino communities in the US. Dr. Aldarondo has been board President for both Common Purpose, Inc. and the Dorchester Domestic Violence Community Roundtable. He is a member of the National Advisory Board of the National Violence Against Women Prevention Research Center, and a member of the National Advisory Panel for the Batterer Intervention and Prevention Programs Evidence-Based Review.