Working with Perpetrators of Domestic Violence and Abuse: The Potential for Change.
This chapter charts the history of DVA perpetrator programmes in the UK. It examines various typologies and theoretical models which have impacted to date on interventions with those committing acts of abuse and explores the potential of desistance and strengths based frameworks. The reluctance and lack of confidence of the DV sector to engage in a holistic approach to working with perpetrators is also examined
Citation:Hilder, S. and Freeman, C. (2016) Working with Perpetrators of Domestic Violence and Abuse: The Potential for Change. In: S Hilder and V Bettinson (eds) Domestic Violence. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Protection, Prevention and Intervention. London: Palgrave MacMillan