Intimate Partner Violence
with a focus on the BATTERER and how to PREVENT future IPV
The Batterer (the abuser)
Know the signs! Don't become a battered woman. Don't become another statistic.
Who Batters & Why?
People who batter have a need to gain and maintain power and control in a relationship. Batterers come from all different backgrounds but often have common characteristics, including:
- Emotional dependency
- Being charming and then suddenly very angry and violent
The mind of an abuser
Cruel. Controlling. Manipulative. Jealous. Charming. Critical. Insecure.
Educate the batterer to end violence and IPV abuse
Partners who Manipulate
Be able to: Identify the behavior. Counter the abuse. Regain control.
Batterer Intervention Services
MERIDIAN CHARTER TOWNSHIP, MI
Advanced Behavioral Rehabilitation
MI LOCATIONS: Allen Park, Madison Hghts., Rochester, Southfield, Warren & Wixom
Family Counseling & Shelter
Most facilities include:
26 & 52 Week Batterer Intervention Program (BIP)
Domestic Violence Counseling
Futures engages young men and adult men who choose violence in programs promoting education and anger/control management + accountability
BIP holds violent men accountable while providing them with opportunities/skills to change behavior, beliefs, and attitudes that support their use of violence.