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.
Interim Director MSW Program/Professor
Area of responsibility: 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 focuses on intimate partner violence (IPV): co-occurring IPV and substance use disorder (SUD), effectiveness of interventions with men who use IPV, and community-based hybrid approaches to IPV and SUD.
Mental health practice with adults, family violence, practice evaluation, single case evaluation, research methods, and statistics
Community mental health, substance abuse prevention, Youth Service Bureaus, and independent social work practice focused on child custody evaluations in contested divorces
Publications / Presentations:
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
Bennett, L. W. & Schewe, P. (2018). Intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetrators: What the research suggests. National Resource Center for Healthy Marriage and Families Research Brief, available at https://www.healthymarriageandfamilies.org/sites/default/files/Resource%20Files/IPV_Perpetrators_RB_Final_508.pdf
Gondolf, E.W., Bennett, L.W., & Mankowski, E. (2018). 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.
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