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Wisconsin Batterer’s Treatment Providers Association

The Wisconsin Batterers Treatment Provider Association (WBTPA) was formed to oversee the ongoing development and implementation of the State of Wisconsin Male Batterers Treatment Standards. The WBTPA has been established as a project of End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin: The Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

Click Here to View the WBTPA Listing Directory: A List of Current Providers

2017 Annual Conference

The WBTPA welcomes you to its 2017 meeting and conference on May 11 & 12, brought to you by keynote presenters Shawn Smith and Jojopahmaria Nsoroma of Milwaukee's Alma Center. Workshops on May 12 include Motivational Interviewing in the Treatment of Batterers, presented by Ernie Marshall and Integrating Shame with Men Who Batter, presented by Darald Hanusa. Participants may receive educational credits for obtaining or maintaining WBTPA certification.

Click Here for 2017 Conference Information & Registration


Local batterers’ treatment providers are eligible to join the WBTPA as Individual Members. The membership year runs May 1 - April 30. For questions concerning the status of submitted applications, please contact Theresa Sokup, Member Chair at / (920) 926 - 4303.

Initial Application:

The below WBTPA Initial Application and the WBTPA Treatment Provider Requirements Checklist should be submitted for prospective WBTPA members who are applying for their first membership, or if there has been a lapse in time since their last WBTPA membership. First time applicants may apply at any time throughout the year, but please note that membership dues still run May 1-April 30 and are not prorated.

WBTPA Initial Application 
WBTPA Treatment Provider Requirements Checklist

Renewal Application:

Current WBTPA members will receive an email notice to renew your membership in early April. At that point, renewing members need to submit the below WBTPA  Renewal Application and the WBTPA Treatment Provider Requirements Checklist. This application is used by WBTPA members who have maintained their provider status without any time lapse in membership. All renewal applications and payments MUST be received by June 30.

WBTPA Renewal Application
WBTPA Treatment Provider Requirements Checklist

To fill out and submit applications:

1. Click on the links to the appropriate forms.

2. In the upper right-hand corner of the screen, click the downward facing arrow to download the form. Save it to your computer/device.

3. Fill out the forms, and save them again.

4. Attach the filled out forms to an email and send, along with your scanned proof of CEUs, to 

5. Submit payment (see Payment section below).

Email submission of applications is strongly preferred. If you are not able to email your materials you may fill out the forms and send them, along with your proof of CEUs to:

End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin
1245 E Washington Ave, Suite 150
Madison, WI 53703

If your application is approved for membership, your name, batterers’ treatment program name, and your office contact information will be available on the WBTPA Listing Directory at the top of this page.


Select Membership Type (see Dues Structure section below for more info) from the drop-down list in the pop-up box & click "Add to Cart" to be brought to Paypal. All online payments will receive a receipt via email.

Dues Structure

All dues are renewable annually. WBTPA exists in partnership with End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin; membership with End Domestic Abuse WI is required of all WBTPA members. The listed fees automatically include End Domestic Abuse WI Individual Membership.

Option 1: $85: WBTPA Individual Membership

Option 2: $45: WBTPA Individual Membership: Staff at Organizational Member Program OR Survivor/Financial Hardship

  • If you are on staff at one of End Domestic Abuse WI’s Organizational Member programs*, you are required to pay only $45 for membership. 

*Only organizations/programs that provide direct services to victims of domestic violence and their children are eligible for an End Domestic Abuse WI Organizational membership. If your organization's membership has lapsed, to receive the End Domestic Abuse WI Organizational Member reduced fee, first be sure that your Organizational Membership is updated. 

  • End Abuse prioritizes accessibility and appreciates the barriers faced by survivors and those experiencing financial hardship. If you are a survivor of domestic violence, or if you are currently experiencing financial hardship, you are required to pay only $45 for membership.

Online submission of payments is strongly preferred. If you are not able to provide payment online, please submit the completed WBTPA Payment Form with your check payment to the address listed below. Checks should be written out to End Domestic Abuse WI. Receipts for check payments will be sent out when payment is processed. 

WBTPA Payment Form

End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin
1245 E Washington Ave, Suite 150
Madison, WI 53703

Male Batterers Treatment Standards for WBTPA

These standards have been developed in collaboration with the membership of WBTPA and the Wisconsin Department of Corrections, and have been endorsed by the Wisconsin Governor’s Council on Domestic Abuse

View Standards Here


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