Our Abuser Education Program teaches individuals to accept full responsibility for their behavior, understand that abusive behavior is a choice, and that individuals can choose different behaviors no matter how they feel, learn new ways of communicating with their partner, ex-partner and children, respect the opinions and wishes of all family members and ex-partners and identify triggers for abusive behavior and use those to act differently in the future.
An intake assessment is initially completed to determine eligibility. Group counseling occurs once a week for an hour and a half. The program is a minimum of 18 weeks and is conducted in an educational format and then shifts to helping the clients putting into practice what they learned. Group curriculum varies depending on the group needs and composition.
Group topics include:
Individuals in our Abuser Education Program come from a variety of occupations, incomes, ethnic and racial backgrounds.
Individuals may participate in this program if: