Men Stopping Violence successfully partners with therapists throughout metro Atlanta to help challenge abuser’s belief systems, hold them accountable for abusive behavior, and ultimately help them stop their abuse.
In this 8-hour workshop, Men Stopping Violence will introduce therapists to our philosophical framework for explaining the prevalence and scope of male violence against women in our communities. Next, we’ll take an in-depth look at tactics of abuse and how to identify them in clients and then discuss the value that referral to intervention services brings to private counselling practices. We’ll end day one by observing our 2-hour batterer intervention class where training participants will see first-hand the depth of work that happens in a batterer intervention class. Participants will then join the Men Stopping Violence training team to process the class the following morning.
This training has been approved for 8 LMFT, LCSW, and LPC CEU hours
Goal: To deepen therapists understanding of male violence against women and to better utilize intervention services in their community.
By the end of the training participants will be able to:
- Summarize the components of the Men Stopping Violence Community Accountability Model.
- Summarize the scope of tactics used by abusers to control an intimate partner
- Describe when to refer clients to Batterer Intervention Programs
- List two benefits to each the client and the therapist of referring men to batterer intervention programs
May 18th – 19th, 2017
September 18th – 19th, 2017
December 7th – 8th, 2017
Day One 12:30pm – 8:30pm
Day Two 9:00am – 11:00am