Getting started - How to Set Up a Perpetrator Programme

Start your perpetrator programme the right way

Learn How To

  • Integrate your perpetrator work into a coordinated community response
  • Choose the right model of perpetrator work for your needs
  • Get funding and clients for your programme
  • Set up reliable programme evaluation from the start

The Course

Designed for professionals in the field of domestic violence and decision makers who are planning to start perpetrator programmes in their communities, Getting Started is a great choice for taking the first important step in this process. This two-day training offers guidance on organising safe, effective and accountable perpetrator work and keeping the the key elements of good quality standards in mind.

You will focus on challenging questions, such as:

  • Why are perpetrator programs important and what is the value that they add to the fight against domestic violence?
  • What models of perpetrator work exist, and what are their strengths and limitations?
  • Who can provide perpetrator programmes (organisational and staff level)? What are possible referral paths for perpetrators and funding lines?
  • What are standards of safe and quality perpetrator work? 
  • How can we motivate perpetrators to engage?
  • How do we know that we are doing a good job? How successful are perpetrator programmes with keeping victims safe and changing violent behaviour?

Last changed: 16.05.2024