Facilitating Groups with Men Who Batter – Webinar

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March 21, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Content: Often when the police are called for domestic violence, men who batter are arrested, convicted, and then likely sent to a batterers intervention program. What community support, programming, facilitation, and skills are needed to address men’s violence against women in a batterers intervention program? When men who batter are court ordered to group process, there needs to an analysis of key elements of abusive behavior and then a process to identify alternative beliefs and behaviors. The group process needs to be reflective and encourage critical thinking.

This webinar will address the following:

  • Who should facilitate BIPs and who maybe should not;
  • Co-facilitation;
  • Dialogue without judgment;
  • Exposing contradictions;
  • Facilitate men ‘reading their world’;
  • Looking at beliefs, “skill” building, and use of role plays;
  • How to facilitate accountability with men who batter;
  • Collusion.

Presenter: Melissa Scaia, MPA, Director of International Training at Global Rights for Women, Co-Founder of Domestic Violence Turning Points, and former executive director of Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs “the Duluth Model.”

Learn more and register now!