Creating a Process of Change
November 6 - November 8
The curriculum Creating a Process of Change for Men Who Batter was developed using the Duluth Model method of organizing a coordinated community response to domestic violence. The men’s program is just one intervention that works in concert with all other interventions in the community and within the criminal justice system
The training is perfect for anyone who is:
· Starting a batterer intervention program
· New to men’s non-violence group facilitation
· Looking to sharpen their facilitation skills and deepen their insight.
We strongly encourage anyone who is using early versions of the curriculum or parts or adaptations of more-recent versions to join us. Learning about the curriculum in this context should both deepen your understanding of the curriculum and how best to use it in a social change framework.
Trainers are experienced Creating a Process of Change for Men Who Batter group facilitators. The topics they cover will include:
· Theories that guide Creating a Process of Change for Men Who Batter
· Facilitating structured, interactive classes
· Establishing and maintaining dialogue while avoiding collusion
· Using control logs, equality logs, exercises including role-plays and video vignettes
· Helping men identify and change beliefs that support violence
· Learning how a Creating a Process of Change for Men Who Batter program fits within a Duluth Model interagency coordinated community response
Materials include articles and other information resources, sample forms, and curriculum supplements. DAIP strongly encourages registered participants to read the following materials prior to the training. Doing so will prepare you for a deeper discussion of our work and how you might adapt it in your own community.
After completing the training, you are eligible to purchase the curriculum from the DAI