By Ellen Pence
"Pence and Paymar are correct on track back. Their research of battering is great and their approach...is basic, worthy and transparent. [The ebook] tells you what to do with abusive males and the way to do it good. [The authors] problem practitioners to do their paintings in a fashion that's compassionate but by no means colluding. responsibility and security to battered girls and making a strategy of switch for abusive males are significant to its success."--Susan Schechter, writer of ladies and Male Violence "Drawing upon years of experience...Pence and Paymar have written a pragmatic and conceptually sound curriculum for batterers' teams. This publication bargains a good advisor to either the start facilitator and the skilled clinician for attractive batterers within the lifelong technique of altering their intimate relationships, from these in response to coercive keep watch over to these in accordance with equality. [They] accomplish this activity with out compromising their dedication to advocacy with battered women." --Anne L. Ganley, PhD, family Violence application Seattle Veterans management scientific middle "Presents the main accomplished and winning equipment for operating with males who batter. blending dialogue, self-analysis and possibilities for studying new behaviors, this well-mapped-out intervention process is helping counselors carry males liable whereas educating non-abusive behaviors." --Fernando Merderos, govt Director of universal objective, Boston, MA "Education teams for males Who Batter is a curriculum and a technique which unequivocally identifies the workout of violent and coercive strategies opposed to ladies in intimate relationships as intentional, strategic behavior....[It] is a necessary education instrument for all actors within the justice and human prone structures. basically while strategies of keep an eye on are obvious as intentional intimate terrorism can those structures build responses successfully to finish the violence." --Barbara J. Hart, Esq., Pennsylvania Coalition opposed to family Violence "Presents the top method of undoing men's abuse of women...The Duluth version has pioneered an process in response to the reports of abused girls and as a result adapted to their situations. It tackles the social dimensions of lady abuse extra without delay and decisively than any of the mental or skill-building techniques circulating within the field." -- Edward W. Gondolf, writer of guys Who Batter, Battered girls as Survivors, and Psychiatric reaction to family members Violence "The Duluth version has encouraged activists world wide, and its ideas are being in courses in numerous nations. we expect that this ebook turns into the traditional textual content if you happen to paintings with males who batter." --Rebecca Emerson Dobash and Russell P. Dobash authors of Violence opposed to other halves; girls, Violence and Social swap; and ladies Viewing Violence
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Extra resources for Education Groups for Men Who Batter: The Duluth Model
On you spent the night in the car on her she's scared On others kids woke up crying 6. PAST VIOLENCE: How did your past use of violence affect this situation? Made her afraid, she went to the courts. 7. NON-CONTROLLING BEHAVIORS: What could you have done differently? / should have left as soon as she started yelling at me. 3 Curriculum » 37 and acknowledging the relationship of his past use of violence to his action and his partner's reaction to him. Finally, the log assists in exploring nonviolent, noncontrolling ways of dealing with conflict in a relationship.
A community needs to use its institutional powers to confront batterers and make a commitment to place increasingly harsh penalties and sanctions on men who continue to abuse their partners. To conduct men's groups without having first insisted on services for battered women and on police and court reforms is not only shortsighted, but in the long run, also dangerous to some battered women. An essential factor in the success of the Duluth intervention model has been the support of the judicial system.
Monitoring the response of police, prosecutors, and other agencies involved occurs through a continual review of records and periodic interviews with victims. The DAIP monitors individuals through reviewing the records of counseling agencies and of groups conducted by the DAIP and through frequent contacts and interviews with the individual's partner. To allow for communication between the counseling agencies and the DAIP, all batterers court ordered to a rehabilitation program are ordered directly to the DAIP.