Intervention Services

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Community Justice Intervention Services

Domestic violence intervention programs work toward eliminating physical and psychological violence in relationships and families. The programs, which offer graduated levels of intensity, are directly tied to the statewide efforts to combat family violence. Program Coordinators also participate with local Domestic Violence Task Forces and the regional Domestic Violence Courts.

 

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For more information, please contact:
Angela Medina
Director of Domestic Violence Programs and Grant Development,
DV and Development

203-663-3626

Rebecca Martorella, LMFT
Program Manager, IPV-FAIR

203-663-3715

Programs

Family Violence Education Program

A pretrial program for male and female defendants that addresses the behavioral, cognitive, and social factors that contribute to violence and abuse and stresses the legal consequences and the consequences to children and families.

Domestic Violence Intervention Program

A program for male offenders that provides increased intensity and duration of services; and like all domestic violence programs, works closely with the law enforcement and the courts.

Explore

A 26-week group program for convicted male offenders under supervision of a probation officer and/or the court. The program is designed to address more complex and serious charges and co-occurring issues.

EVOLVE

A 26-week, 52 session skills building, and culturally-competent, psycho-educational curriculum-based intervention for male offenders with female victims. EVOLVE is characterized by consistent judicial oversight with rapid response to violations, extensive specialized victim advocacy resources, and a graduated range of sanctions. The program is designed to address the most serious and highest risk cases.

IPV-FAIR

The Intimate Partner Violence Family Assessment Intervention Response is a trauma-informed and family-focused program developed through the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to provide support for families that have been impacted by intimate partner violence.  Families are referred directly by DCF and will maintain regular contact with the department to update them on the family’s progress  while maintaining confidentiality as possible.

Fathers For Change

Fathers For Change is an individual treatment program for fathers who have been in a relationship which included some form of intimate partner violence (IPV).  The program focuses on strengthening the relationship between the father and his children, educating the father about the impact of IPV and building co-parenting skills.