Temper Domestic Violence delivers the “Heart of England Model” which is based on emotional regulation (the development of insight and 3 forms of empathy), behaviour changes, domestic violence within the dynamics of couple relationships and the impacts of violence and abuse on children of the family. The work is open to both men and women in any variation of couple relationship.
The work is highly intensive, therapeutically informed, conducted in groups no larger than 8, delivered by a male and female facilitator at weekends so that it is easily accessible by people in work.
Provisional dates for courses in Harrow, North West London are, 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. all four days:
Dates for 2020 were proposed as – then the virus arrived:
Harrow: March 14th & 15th – the second half was completed in a back garden and for others by Zoom.
Providing safety can be assured and a room is available a revised plan, virus-wise is proposed as:
September 12th and 13th followed by September 26th and 27th
October 10th and 11th plus October 31st and Nov 1st.
November 14th and 15th plus December 12th & 13th.
You need to be able to complete the course in the same group. If you cannot do this do not start or you will have to go back and start again in a new group.
Birmingham: dates still to be confirmed:
We stopped delivering work in Northampton in about 2013, having completed work with about 400 men and women.
More than 90% of men and more than 95% of many fewer women complete the work 100%.
We have never had enough finance to complete research into longer-term outcomes. However, the clinical psychology team which produced a report for social services into, from our point of view, a random client wrote is linked here.
Over the years at least 11 children with Social Services involvement from the little Northamptonshire town of Daventry (Pop. 71k approx.) have been placed with parents we have worked with!
As an example our completion statistics for 2015 are here.