Partner Abuse Intervention Program

The Partner Abuse Intervention program is a specialized service catering to males who have committed acts of domestic violence against their spouses or partners. Professionals staff are trained in the areas of domestic violence, counseling, and partner abuse, and are culturally sensitive to the needs of the target community. This program is offered from Hamdard’s Addison office.

Services provided as part of the program:
  • Assessment
  • Counseling
  • Abuse prevention
  • Community Education

Programs that Improve Behavior

The goal of this program is to help individuals to recognize, understand, and ultimately change their abusive behavior. Working toward that goal, the men participate in a psycho-educational program, which consists of a two-hour session per week over a 26 week period.

Hour Sessions

Weeks Long

Do You Qualify?

All prospective candidates undergo an initial assessment for eligibility into the program. Those selected will be required to sign a contract agreeing to attend weekly sessions and abide by the rules and spirit of the program. Please call 630-835-1430 x220 to learn more information about how to begin the eligibility process.
Topics discussed in weekly sessions:
  • Non-violence, non-threatening behavior
  • Respect, support and trust
  • Honesty and accountability
  • Sexual respect, partnership
  • Negotiation and fairness