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Project | 01 Hindered Help

African American women are more likely than women of other racial/ethnic groups to be murdered by their intimate partner. Yet, they experience barriers unique to their sociohistorical context that may inhibit them from attaining the help they need to safely escape the abuse. This TEDx Talk examines the barriers that they experience during help seeking. Click on "Hindered Help" to view the video.

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Project | 02 Help Seeking

This study seeks to develop a theory that explains how African American women intimate partner violence survivors navigate the psychosocial barriers during their help seeking.

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Project | 03 Afro Caribbean Perpetrators

As the Principal Investigator, Bernadine analyzed the effectiveness of the UN-developed batterer intervention program, Partnership for Peace Programme (PfP) Barbados, with the approval of the UN Women and the Barbados government.

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