Domestic Abuse Intervention Program
P.A.T.S.’ Domestic Abuse Intervention Program (D.A.I.P.) is for male clients involved in a domestic violence offense with their spouse, partner, date, or relative. This program is group oriented and facilitated by a male and female experienced in dealing with batterers and their families. Attendees are challenged to develop non-violent alternative methods to resolve conflicts and keep women and children safe. The role of alcohol and drug abuse in domestic violence is also addressed. The program consists of:
- * Comprehensive Intake Assessment.
- * 26 sessions to 52 week follow-up sessions 1 ½ hours long.
- * Monthly update reports to referring agent.
The session focus on overcoming denial and minimizing the offense(s).
Emphasize practical techniques for resolving problems that occur in attendees’ lives, focus on accountability of the perpetrator and the impact of domestic violence on children’s lives