Coaching Boys to Men (CBIM)
The high school athletes' ability to recognize and intervene to stop dating violence -- the physical, sexual and emotional aggression prevalent in some adolescent romantic relationships -- is improved with the intervention of some of the most important role models in young men's lives: their coaches. Previous violence-prevention efforts have not necessarily included coaches as partners in violence prevention but we all know coaches wield tremendous influence over their athletes. DVS will work with the coaching staff on implementation and creating opportunities for positive change both on and off the field for our athletes. After implementation the CBIM program it only takes 15 to 20 minutes per week to maintain through discussion with team members.
Dr. Dale R. Todd works at Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County as Director of Education and Prevention. Dr. Todd is a former Deputy County Sheriff, Washington State Parole Officer and Correctional Mental Health Counselor with a total of over 38 years of experience in law enforcement, corrections and domestic violence work. He is a board Certified Clinical Criminal Justice Specialist (CCCJS) through the National Association of Forensic Therapists and the American College of Certified Counselors. He holds a Doctorate Degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Criminal Justice/Administration, a Master’s Degree in Public Administration in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and an Associate’s Degree in Police Science. He has obtained Supervisory Status per WAC 388.60 and is a Washington State certified domestic violence therapist. He has completed over 15,000 hours of direct assessments and treatment in this area since starting in 1999. Dr. Todd has testified as an expert in court cases involving domestic violence, anger and family dynamics. Dr. Todd is also a Snohomish County Superior Court, Title 26, Guardian ad Litem having served in this capacity since August 2014.