Perpetrator interventions

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Report

Intimate Partner Abuse Solution programs

Intimate Partner Abuse Solution (IPAS) programs were first developed in the 1970s as diversion programs to prevent jail overcrowding. Researchers brought together experts with diverse perspectives and experiences related to conducting, evaluating and collaborating with IPAS programs, to identify a set of prioritised recommendations that...
Strategy

Tackling domestic abuse plan

The aim of this plan is to drive down the prevalence of domestic abuse and domestic homicide in the United Kingdom, and provide victims and survivors with the support they need.
Report

The effectiveness of interventions for perpetrators of domestic and family violence: an overview of findings from reviews

The aim of this review study is to provide an overview of the effectiveness evidence as reported by reviews of interventions for perpetrators of domestic and family violence (DFV) and intimate partner violence (IPV).
Report

Monitoring perpetrator interventions in Australia

This report brings together information from a range of sources to show how perpetrator interventions are being monitored in Australia. The report also highlights where key data gaps remain, and the work being done to build the evidence base.
Briefing paper

Interventions for perpetrators of domestic, family and sexual violence in Australia

This paper synthesises the findings of 20 ANROWS research studies, published between October 2018 and June 2020, on the topic of domestic, family and sexual violence perpetrator interventions.
Report

Postcards from practice: learnings from Name. Narrate. Navigate

This report provides a summary and discussion of the initial learnings from the Name. Narrate. Navigate pilot program, which is a preventive intervention program focused on psycho-education and skill development for young people at increased risk of using violence.
Report

Production and distribution of child sexual abuse material by parental figures

This report argues that there is a need for targeted research into the circumstances, patterns and dynamics of child sexual abuse material production perpetrated by parental figures, in order to inform strategies to prevent and detect offending parents.
Report

Family violence policies, legislation and services: improving access and suitability for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men

This report outlines research investigating the pathways of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men through the family violence legal and support service system, seeking better understanding of the opportunities for rehabilitation that are respectful and culturally responsive, and to see if these pathways enable positive...
Report

Good practice in delivering and evaluating interventions for young people with harmful sexual behaviours

This mixed-methods study conducted a national mapping of service responses to young people with harmful sexual behaviours. This report reveals that there are variations and gaps in services for young people with harmful sexual behaviours, and information about service availability is not readily accessible.
Guide

A guide for evaluating behaviour change programs for men who use domestic and family violence

The purpose of this evaluation guide is to provide easy-to-understand information on scoping an evaluation for men’s behaviour change programs (MBCPs) focusing on men who use domestic and family violence (DFV).
Report

“Growing to be a better person”: exploring the client–worker relationship in men’s behaviour change group work programs

This research project explores the perceptions of multiple stakeholders about how the client-worker relationship influences each man’s change in attitude and behaviour, as well as his engagement in men’s behaviour change programs (MBCPs).
Report

The views of Australian judicial officers on domestic and family violence perpetrator interventions

This project aims to contribute to an understanding of judicial views, understandings and practices in relation to perpetrator interventions and how these views may influence overall perpetrator accountability within the system of perpetrator interventions.
Report

Developing LGBTQ programs for perpetrators and victims/survivors of domestic and family violence

This research explores how we might begin to improve the recognition and understanding of LGBTQ intimate partner violence (IPV) among both mainstream and domestic and family violence service providers, and within LGBTQ communities.
Report

Policing repeat domestic violence: would focused deterrence work in Australia?

Focused deterrence approaches to domestic violence have been developed in the US to increase offender accountability and ensure appropriately targeted responses to victims. This paper uses recent Australian research to explore the feasibility of adapting this model to an Australian context.
Report

The PIPA project: Positive Interventions for Perpetrators of Adolescent violence in the home (AVITH)

The overarching aim of the Positive Interventions for Perpetrators of Adolescent violence in the home (PIPA) project was to address a gap in knowledge concerning adolescent violence in the home (AVITH) —specifically, the initial legal response that adolescents and their families receive when their use...
Discussion paper

Predominant aggressor identification and victim misidentification: discussion paper

This discussion paper seeks to identify some of the factors that contribute to the misidentification of victims and limit the system’s capacity to identify and respond to predominant aggressors.
Report

Expert Advisory Committee on Perpetrator Interventions: final report

The Expert Advisory Committee on Perpetrator Interventions was established to advise the state government on the suite of family violence perpetrator interventions that should be available in Victoria to ensure the safety of more women and children. This report explores ways to strengthen existing and...
Report

Engaging men who use violence: invitational narrative approaches

This qualitative research explores how invitational narrative ways of working successfully engage men and enable behavioural and attitudinal change.
Guide

Perpetrators of domestic, family and sexual violence - special collection: June 2019

This resource is an updated second edition of the ANROWS special collection on Perpetrators of domestic, family and sexual violence. This publication offers a guiding resource on Australian peer-reviewed publications and grey literature.
Report

Invisible practices: intervention with fathers who use violence

This project provides key directions for capacity building for workers and their organisations to work more competently in working with family violence. The focus of the project lay in understanding the work to be undertaken with fathers who use violence.