What is Batter’s Intervention Program?

Batter’s Intervention Program is a 26-week course designed to address the root causes of domestic violence and prevent participants from committing acts of domestic violence in the future. 

 

It is monitored by the Department of Children and Families and costs between $700 and $1,000 to complete.

 

To get into batter’s intervention program you have to go through an initial assessment, which includes a psychosocial evaluation, to determine if you need any additional mental health or substance abuse treatment.

 

You also have to sign a contract admitting responsibility for your actions and follow strict rules on class behavior and attendance.

 

There’s a one-time orientation followed by 26 straight weeks of group counseling sessions.

 

If you are interested in learning more about batter’s intervention program, or how it applies to your specific case, give us a call at 754-999-2499.