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
One component of the Duluth Model is listening and learning from those we serve. What we have learned from our training participants is a strong desire for more time during the training to practice dialogue. To meet this need, we have added a half day to the training.
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.
All training leaders 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.
A Discussion on the Duluth Curriculum with Ellen and Luis
The Development of the Power and Control
The Duluth Model
Certificates of Completion are provided. Participants who complete this training are eligible to buy the 2011 edition of Creating a Process of Change for Men Who Batter. Click here to read more about the curriculum. Following the training, participants will be given a code which will allow for the purchase the curriculum at a reduced rate of $495. This code and reduced rate can be used for 2 months prior to the training completion.
Certificates of Completion will reflect the number of hours of the training which individuals can use to apply for CEU’s in their state. Click here to learn more about the number of training hours in each DAIP training.
By participating in and/or completing any courses, trainings or conferences offered by Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs (DAIP), a participant has completed the requirements so the participant may work with our curriculum as a “facilitator.” Participants may be certified to facilitate groups by their states upon completing the DAIP training and purchasing the curriculum. DAIP does not offer “Trainer Certification” courses in/on the Duluth Model or other curriculums. Completion of, or participation in a DAIP training program or conference does not qualify the participant as a trainer or as otherwise certified with respect to any training capacity.
Any and all training and/or conference materials related to the Duluth Model and provided during training, conferences, or as provided online at www.theduluthmodel.org may only be used by participants to facilitate groups locally in accordance with the local classes or groups they provide. All DAIP materials are the sole property of DAIP and these may not be copied, reproduced or otherwise used to train others on our curriculum, our model or work or in connection with any offer of certification on the curriculum, implied or otherwise. Using the materials in this manner is not only a violation of DAIP copyright rights, but may also be a violation of your individual state/local agency rules for certification.
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Registration begins at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, May 2nd. Training days typically last from 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM. We provide coffee, tea, and snacks. Content builds on itself from session to session, so please arrange accommodations and travel to ensure full participation. Participants who do not complete all sessions may not receive certificates of completion. Dress is casual. Day 4 of the training will end at 12:00 PM.
Refunds (minus a $75 service charge) will be granted for cancellations at least two weeks before the event.
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