Skills Building to Prevent Domestic Violence
This Domestic Violence prevention program is a modified form of
Animate Therapy™ Trauma Recovery treatment program
When an individual is unable to function in a healthful manner due to:
1. Poor recognition of their self-esteem (value)
2. An inability to recognize feelings & instincts
3. Poor decision making ability
4. An inadequate trust system and
5. An inability to form a healthy support system
A chasm forms which must be filled.
It is often filled by a controlling individual who resorts to Domestic Violence to maintain control.
In a small 12-week group setting, participants will work to: define, learn & practice the personal skills, techniques & tools to successfully function as an individual maintain a life free from domestic violence.
In the following areas of work, participants will:
Develop an awareness of one's own self worth, esteem & sense of self
Learn the importance of taking actions to further their own lives
Develop an ability to accept responsibility & avoid feelings if guilt
Learn how to set & maintain personal boundaries & limits
Identify the different types of control & power available to them
Practice decision making & create solutions in their lives
Become aware of the differences between fear & anger
Learn coping mechanisms to appropriately deal with both fear & anger
Develop a system of trust that empowers them
Learn new methods of self-care
Institute a positive support system