The “Duluth Model” is a widely disseminated approach to community-based intervention in domestic violence. This authoritative and comprehensive volume examines how to develop a response to domestic violence using the Model. Key issues addressed include: enhancing networking among service providers; building monitoring and tracking systems; developing a supportive infrastructure for victims; providing sanctions and rehabilitation opportunities; addressing the needs of children; and evaluating the effectiveness of community response.

Some Thoughts on Philosophy

Some thoughts on philosophy
Ellen L.Pence

When Melanie and I first discussed editing this book, we realized that because we had a wide variety of authors with so many different connections to the Duluth Domestic Abuse Intervention Project (DAIP), we ran the risk of never clearly articulating the philosophy of the Duluth model. I naively agreed that when all the chapters were in, I would write a short philosophy piece to help readers understand how each chapter or program component is conceptually linked to a set of underlying principals. Now the time has come to write this little jewel, and I realize it is an impossible task. I am at a loss in several respects.

The DAIP is one project of a nonprofit ...

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