The Art of Facilitation - Level I

Batterer Intervention Program (BIP) Facilitator Training

February 13th & 14th, 2020
Albuquerque, NM

We are excited to announce that Steve & Dorthy Halley from the Family Peace Initiative will be back this August to train Batterer Intervention Program Facilitators in New Mexico! This workshop is approved for 20 FVIP hours. 

With an emphasis on the “River of Cruelty” model of trauma informed care, this two-day training challenges the practitioner to move beyond a specific curriculum and embrace skills that are critical for creating positive change in those who batter. The Art of Facilitation workshop is a valuable experience for the professional at any level of experience working with those who batter.

This workshop will teach the fundamental principles of the FPI approach to quickly engaging clients while encouraging introspection and personal ownership. The impact of these methods used by the Family Peace Initiative (FPI) have been shown to be effective by outside agencies with an independent lens.

Participants will learn:

  • The application of trauma-informed care in batterer intervention
  • What is the “River of Cruelty” model
  • Accountability without shame or humiliation
  • The power of the Enlightened Witness
  • Self-disclosure in BIP
  • The value and risks of leading by example
  • Leading experiential processes in BIPs
  • The “Shadow Process” in BIP
  • What is the “emotional funnel” and how is it used.
  • And much more...