DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

PMG provides specialized treatment to address the unique thoughts, feelings, and behaviors involved with domestic violence for batterers.

BATTERERS INTERVENTION PROGRAM

Goals of  PMG’s Batterer Intervention Programs Include the Following:

  • To hold Batterers accountable, and teach skills to facilitate behavior change,

  • Promote “Zero tolerance” of violent behavior,

  • Adequately assess victim safety and offer assistance where needed,

  • Coordinate services with victim services agencies and other providers.

Following a Domestic Violence Evaluation, individuals are recommended one of three levels of treatment as mentioned below.

Outpatient Group Treatment

LEVEL I

Program Length: 14 sessions


It is designed to address acts of aggression between non-intimate parties.


Criteria:

  • No history of prior violence

  • No identified power and control issues

  • No significant violence involved in the incident

Outpatient Group Treatment

LEVEL II

Program Length: 26 sessions. 


This program utilizes a psycho-educational approach, and is designed to address attitudes, beliefs, and power and control tactics that form the basis of intimate partner violence and abuse.


Criteria:

  • Identified power and control issues

  • Violence or abuse limited to the domestic relationship without generalized violence, or significant mental health issues.  

Outpatient Group Treatment

LEVEL III

Program Length: 26-50 sessions


This program utilizes a psycho-educational approach, and is designed to address attitudes, beliefs, and power and control tactics that form the basis of intimate partner violence and abuse.

Criteria (at least one of the following):

  • Serious physical violence or severe injury to the victim

  • Use of  a weapon

  • A history of violent criminal behavior

  • A serious  co-occurring mental health or substance abuse disorder

  • Unique  special needs

 

PSYCHOLOGICAL MANAGEMENT GROUP

Main: (813) 963-1016

Fax: (813) 988-4005

7402 North 56th Street
Building 100, Suite 102
Tampa, FL 33617-7735

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