Journal article

Researching collaborative processes in domestic violence perpetrator programs: Benchmarking for situation improvement

Kristin Diemer, Cathy Humphreys, Chris Laming, Joanie Smith

JOURNAL OF SOCIAL WORK | SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC | Published : 2015

Abstract

∙ Summary: This article reports on research undertaken in Victoria, Australia with workers from men’s behavior change programs (perpetrator programs) to explore the extent of the collaborative processes established with police, child protection, and other human service organizations. It poses the question: how do regional collaborative arrangements and the pathways to referral reflect the responsiveness of men’s behavior change programs to domestic violence service integration? It builds on a strand of research highlighting the significance of the wider domestic violence intervention system in holding men who use violence accountable. ∙ Findings: A research tool was designed around a Practic..

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