Domestic Abuse Intervention Program

P.A.T.S.’ Domestic Abuse Intervention Program (D.A.I.P.) is for male clients involved in a domestic violence offense with their spouse, partner, date, or relative. This program is group oriented and facilitated by a male and female experienced in dealing with batterers and their families. Attendees are challenged to develop non-violent alternative methods to resolve conflicts and keep women and children safe. The role of alcohol and drug abuse in domestic violence is also addressed. The program consists of:

* An initial intensive 14 hour weekend session
* Comprehensive Assessment during the weekend
* 24 to 50 week follow-up sessions 1 ½ hours long
* Monthly update reports to referring agent

The initial session focuses on overcoming denial and minimizing the offense(s).

Follow-up sessions emphasize practical techniques for resolving problems that occur in attendees’ lives, focus on accountability of the perpetrator and the impact of domestic violence on children’s lives

Cost for the D.A.I.P:

* $120.00 Weekend Session
* $20.00 Per Follow-up Session
* $15.00 Per Domestic Abuse Intensive Session

Domestic Abuse Intensive Program Qualifications must have one or more:

  1. Client must have more than 1 Domestic Violence offense
  2. Serious injury to the victim
  3. Strangulation

 

Domestic Abuse Intensive Program consists of:

*  An initial intensive 14 hour weekend session

*  Comprehensive Assessment during the weekend
*  first 8 weeks at 2 sessions per week
*  then 42 sessions 1 time per week
* Monthly update reports to referring agent