Standards of Practice in Domestic and Family Violence Behaviour Change Programs in Australia and New Zealand
Andrew Day, Rodney Vlais, Donna Chung, Damian Green
AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF FAMILY THERAPY | WILEY | Published : 2018
Domestic and family violence is a key area of concern for all professionals who work with families, with recent years seeing an expansion in the availability of intervention programs for men who perpetrate violence against women and children. This paper considers current approaches to the regulation of professional practice in this area, providing information about the changing context in which interventions are offered. The purpose of the paper is to encourage ongoing discussion about the setting of men's behaviour change program standards of practice in Australasia and to identify some key issues that require consideration.
There are no conflicts of interest with this paper, which was prepared with the support of a research grant from Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety Limited (ANROWS); an independent, not-for-profit company established as an initiative under Australia's National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022 (the National Plan).