IU School of Social Work is headquartered on the IUPUI campus with locations on 8 IU Campuses. The school also has the Department of Labor Studies
Larry Bennett, Ph.D., LCSW
Professor, IU South Bend
1700 Mishawaka Ave.
South Bend, Indiana 46634
Office: (574) 520-4881
PhD, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1990
Area of Interest:
My research is in intimate partner violence (IPV). Currently I am examining IPV perpetration and substance use disorder (SUD) in lesbian couples, typology of men who use IPV, effectiveness of interventions with men who use IPV, community-based hybrid approaches to IPV and SUD, and the perspectives of immigrant Latino men on IPV.
Mental health practice with adults, family violence, practice evaluation, single case evaluation, research methods, statistics
Community mental health, substance abuse prevention, Youth Service Bureaus, independent social work practice where I focused the last 20 years on child custody evaluations in contested divorces
Publications / Presentations:
Since joining the faculty of IUSSW in 2014, my publications are:
Bennett, L. W. & Schewe, P. (In Press). Intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetrators: What the research suggests.National Resource Center for Healthy Marriage and Families
Armstrong, E., Glover-Reed, B., & Bennett, L.W. (2019). How and how much? Combined services for domestic violence and substance abuse. Violence Against Women. Published online January 2. doi.org/10.1177/1077801218820201
Gondolf, E.W., Bennett, L., & Mankowski, E. (2017). Lessons in program evaluation: The ACTV batterer program study and its claims. Violence Against Women. Published online. DOI: 10.1177/1077801217741994
Bennett, L.W. & Williams, O.J. (2017). Perpetrators of intimate partner violence. Encyclopedia of Social Work. Published online by Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780199975839.013.996
Bennett, L.W. (2017). Current controversies: Substance use and intimate
partner violence. In C.M. Renzetti, J.L. Edleson, & R.K. Bergen (Eds.) Sourcebook on Violence Against Women, 3rd
Edition [pp. 51-55]. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage Publications.
McGregor, K., Hall, J. Ott, M.A., Bennett, L.W., & Wilkerson, D. A. (2016). A social work perspective on paediatric and adolescent research vulnerability. Social Work & Social Sciences Review (England), 18 (2), 67-80.
Bennett, L.W., Prabhughate, P., & Gallagher, J.R. (2016). Accounting for intimate partner violence in substance abuse recovery: Staff and agency readiness for screening and referral. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 34, 126–142.DOI: 10.1080/07347324.2016.1148478
Riger, S., Bennett, L.W., Sigurvinsdottir, R. (2014). Barriers to addressing substance abuse in domestic violence court. American Journal of Community Psychology. 53,208-217. DOI: 10.1007/s10464-014-9636-4.
Bennett, L.W. (2014). Comments on Stuart, et al.’s “Genetic Associations with Intimate Partner Violence in a Sample of Hazardous Drinking Men in Batterer Intervention Programs.” Violence Against Women, 20, 406-413. DOI: 10.1177/1077801214528584
Tolman, R. & Bennett, L. (2014). Group work with men who batter. In C. W. LeCroy (Ed). Case Studies in Social Work Practice (3rd Edition, pp. 291-300). Belmont CA: Wadsworth Publishing Co.