Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Information for Professionals

Abusive Partners

What Programs Can and Cannot Do

There are certain things that one can expect from an abusive partner intervention program. These include:

Things that an abusive partner intervention program cannot do are:

It is important to recognize limitations while also acknowledging the benefits of these programs in order to maintain a realistic vision of what these programs can bring to the table regarding domestic violence intervention and prevention.


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