Ignition intimate partner violence and abuse programmes are research and evidence-based:
Ignition programmes package up and transfer skills to agencies to deliver safe, therapeutically-informed, effective work on abuse and violence in intimate relationships.
The programmes are relevant to community and prison settings, with convicted or non-convicted participants, male or female, to build motivation for change, and develop non-abusive behaviours and thinking.
This is a brief one-to-one motivational programme developed specifically for and in use with Relate England.
It is aimed at men identified by Relate processes as the 'primary aggressor', but who are not taking sufficient responsibility to enable a referral to couples work.
...a coherent programme with a clear therapeutic approach which demonstrably works and is effective.
I have thoroughly enjoyed the course. It provides a challenging way of working that is also useful in other areas of therapy.
Engagement and formation of a working relationship, developing an individual's own motivation for change, are crucial to successful outcomes.
Ignition: Engagement enhances motivation and begins the process of moving to action and goal setting. Three programme variants are available, combining Motivational Interviewing with subject-specific materials to work with:
Ignition: Engagement is available in one-to-one and group format. It can act as a 'stand alone' motivational preparation for another treatment intervention
The structured but flexible brief programme model builds on the motivation developed in Ignition: Engagement, enabling a worker to:
The programme is extremely practical and concrete, using the meaningful and safe experiential learning methods in which Ignition are experts.
Three programme variants are available, combining Motivational Interviewing with subject-specific materials to work with:
Action for Change is a six month group work programme for men. It has been in use since 2003 with the South Tyneside Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Project and independently evaluated (see our Document Library). Clients can choose from a menu of elements to construct your provision:
Please contact us to discuss your interest in these programmes which include:
I have been trying to find this support for ages. It was not offered to me before it's been amazing, it has really changed my life for the better.
There is a lack of services like this which places people in a difficult position. It has just helped me so much. Thank you.
All of the perpetrators & partners interviewed stated that the programme had helped [perpetrators] to prevent further abusive behaviour...to learn practical coping strategies.