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Posts Categorized: Programs for Men Who Use Violence

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True Dude

How Being a Father Against Violence Makes You a #TrueDude

Sixteen years ago, I stepped into a role that I …

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Policy Paper

Creating Opportunities for Safety and Change in Supervised Visitation Programs: A Policy Framework for Engaging Men Who Use Violence

This policy paper presents a framework designed to help supervised visitation providers and their community partners create a more institutionalized and seamless approach to engaging with men who use violence. Additionally, this framework aims to shift policy and practice across sectors working to end violence against women and children.
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Manual

Breaking the Cycle: Fathering After Violence

Curriculum Guidelines and Tools for Batterer Intervention Programs Produced by Futures Without Violence, formerly Family Violence Prevention Fund with generous support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
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Program News
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Batterer Intervention

Batterer intervention programs (BIPs) have become the preferred way for responding to perpetrators in the domestic violence field. However, the research on their efficacy has been mixed.
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Facts

Perpetrator Risk Factors for Violence against Women

Information and statistics on violence against women, perpetrators of violence against women, age of perpetrators, and individual risk factors for violence against women.
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Report

Future Directions for BIPs: Examining the Power of Male Peer Support and Building Alternative Support Communities

An exploration of male peer support and the strength and direction of that support as a factor in the decision-making of male batterers regarding the infliction of violence, verbal denigration and coercive controls.
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Report

The Survival of Batterers Programs? Responding to “Evidence-Based Practice” and Improving Program Operation

This paper discusses responding to “Evidence-Based Practice” and improving program operation.
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Report

Assessing the Efficacy of Batterer Intervention Programs in Context

This paper was prepared to facilitate an informed group discussion about the efficacy of batter intervention programs (BIPs).
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Report

The Impact of the National Institute on Fatherhood, Domestic Violence, and Visitation on the Capacity of Supervised Visitation Centers

This report describes research findings in order to evaluate the impact of the Institute in its first five years of existence.
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Report

Group Work with Men Who Batter: What the Research Literature Indicates

This paper focuses on the research on small group treatment programs for men who batter. There is controversy over which, if any, programs are the most effective.
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Manual

Fathering After Violence: The Reparative Framework

Based on the qualitative research, we developed a theoretical framework to conceptualize the process of healing between children and their fathers who have renounced violence.
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Manual

Breaking the Cycle: Tools

These three exercises addressing Empathy, Modeling and the Reparative Framework are provided in Spanish and English.
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Manual

Breaking the Cycle: Part 2, Staff Training

Introduce the Fathering After Violence exercises to all program staff and prepare group facilitators for the implementation of these exercises.
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Report

Certified Batterer Intervention Programs: History, Philosophies, Techniques, Collaborations, Innovations and Challenges

While treatment programs for batterers have proliferated in the United States over the past 20 years, little is known about these programs by other human service providers.
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Guidelines

Breaking the Cycle: Fathering After Violence, Curriculum Guidelines and Tools for Batterer Intervention Programs

The Batterer Intervention Program curriculum guidelines and tools presented in this document are part of a larger effort to engage all men – both non-violent men and those who have used violence.
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Manual

Accountability and Connection with Abusive Men: A New Child Protection Response to Increasing Family Safety

This guidebook captures a decade of research and practice wisdom on strategies for intervening with and engaging men in the context of child protection. It is a resource for anyone working with families in the child protection system.
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Report

Batterer Intervention: Doing the Work and Measuring the Progress

In December 2009, national experts in batterer intervention and domestic violence gathered to discuss how to improve intervention systems and design research that better informs practice. This report summarizes their findings.
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Report

Beyond Observation: Considerations for Advancing Domestic Violence Practice In Supervised Visitation

This paper presents considerations for expanded practice in the Supervised Visitation Grant Program and describes interventions beyond observation.
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Webinar

Lessons Learned from Abusive Men on the Journey to Nonviolence

This webinar will present two important publications related to men who have used violence in their relationships.
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Manual

Fathering After Violence: Working with Abusive Fathers in Supervised Vistation

This guide is intended to assist the grantees of the Safe Havens: Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Grant Program (Supervised Visitation Program or SVP).
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Manual

Supervised Vistation: Information for Mothers Who Have Been Abused

This Guide is for mothers who have experienced abuse and whose children are in supervised visitation programs. It provides basic information about how supervised visitation programs work.
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DVD

Something My Father Would Do: Overcoming Legacies of Family Violence (DVD)

This fifteen-minute documentary shows the stories of three men who grew up with abusive fathers and had to grapple with their own choices as intimate partners and fathers.
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Poster

Fathering After Violence Posters

These posters were created as part of the Fathering After Violence Initiative and may be used in any community setting frequented by men and boys.
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