Domestic Violence Intervention Program Overview
8 Themes – 3 weeks on each Theme – 2 weeks of Open Discussion


Theme One: Non-Violence 

  • Week 1 Defining Non-Violence and analyzing the use of Violence

  • Week 2 Understanding the use of Violence as a Tactic of Control

  • Week 3 Ending the use of Violence

Theme Two: Non-Violent Behavior

  • Week 1 Defining Non-Threatening Behavior and analyzing the use of Intimidation

  • Week 2 Understanding the use of Intimidation as a Tactic of Control

  • Week 3 Ending the use of Intimidation

Theme Three: Respect

  • Week 1 Defining Respect and analyzing Emotional Abuse

  • Week 2 Understanding the use of Emotional Abuse as a Tactic of Control

  • Week 3 Ending the use of Emotional Abuse

Theme Four: Support and Trust

  • Week 1 Defining Support and Trust and analyzing the use of Isolation

  • Week 2 Understanding the use of Isolation as a Tactic of Control

  • Week 3 Ending the use of Isolation

Theme Five: Honesty and Accountability

  • Week 1 Defining Honesty and Accountability and analyzing the use of 
    Minimizing, Denying, and Blaming

  • Week 2 Understanding the use of Minimizing, Denying, and Blaming as a Tactic of Control

  • Week 3 Ending the use of Minimizing, Denying, and Blaming

Theme Six: Sexual Respect

  • Week 1 Defining Sexual Respect and analyzing the use of Sexual Abuse

  • Week 2 Understanding the use of Sexual Abuse as a Tactic of Control

  • Week 3 Ending the use of Sexual Abuse

Theme Seven: Partnership

  • Week 1 Defining Partnership and analyzing the use of Male Privilege, Economic Abuse, and the use of Children

  • Week 2 Understanding the use of Male Privilege, Economic Abuse, and the use of Children as a Tactic of Control

  • Week 3 Ending the use of Male Privilege, Economic Abuse, and the use of Children

Theme Eight: Negotiation and Fairness

  • Week 1 Defining Negotiation and Fairness and analyzing the use of Coercions and Threats

  • Week 2 Understanding the use of Coercions and Threats as a Tactic of Control

  • Week 3 Ending the use of Coercions and Threats

St. Petersburg (Pinellas County):

Tel. (727) 471-8087
Fax (727) 498-0911