Duluth Curriculum Training: Creating a Process of Change for Men Who Batter

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Mon, 03/26/2018 - 9:00am to Thu, 03/29/2018 - 12:00pm
Prosecuting Attorney's Council, Fourth Floor
1590 Adamson Pkwy
Morrow, GA
Creating a Process of Change for Men Who Batter
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. ​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.   

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

Training topics to be covered 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  

Continuing Education
This training has been approved by the Commission for 20 FVIP CE hours.

Benefits and Discounts
Materials include articles and other information resources, sample forms, and curriculum supplements. Participants who complete this training are eligble to buy the 2011 edition of Creating a Process of Change for Men Who Batter. Following the training, participants will be given a code which will allow for the purchase of the curriculum at a reduced rate of $495. This code and reduced rate may be used for 2 months after training completion. 

Seating is limited. Priority will be given to approved FVIP facilitators in Georgia and FVIP facilitators in training. Registration will not be complete until we receive a check from you in the correct amount owed ($200 for approved FVIP facilitators and facilitators in training in Georgia; $350 for all others). We will not deposit the check unless your seat is secured. 

Registration is closed. Please contact Jenny Aszman (404-232-1830) to check for availability of late registration. 

The training will be held in Morrow, Georgia at the Prosecuting Attorney's Council. Their office is on the fourth floor. There is plenty of free parking at the location. 

GCFV has secured a block of rooms with two Queen beds at the Drury Hotel (6520 S Lee St, Morrow, GA 30260) which is within walking distance of the training site. The rooms are available for the following occupancy rates: Single ($93), Double ($103), Triple ($113) and Quad ($123). Reservations include free hot breakfast, free evening drinks and snacks, free wi-fi, free soft drinks and popcorn, and on-site facilities. To make a reservation, go to www.druryhotels.com and enter Group Number 2332446 or call 1-800-325-0720. The cutoff date for reservations is March 12, 2018.