Perpetrators and People Who use Violence

For more information and resources about working with men who use violence, visit the No To Violence website.


Resources for practitioners

-Mapping domestic and family violence perpetrator pathways:  This website provides a broad overview of the ways in which domestic and family violence (DFV) perpetrators come into contact with agencies and services across all Australian states and territories. The state-by-state maps reveal the pathways taken by DFV perpetrators across various intervention systems.

-Men’s Behaviour Change Group Work: Minimum Standards and Quality Practice Manual: A DHHS and No To Violence guide.

-Opportunities for early intervention: bringing perpetrators of family violence into view The RMIT Centre for Innovative Justice report lists a range of recommendations highlighting ways the justice system can interrupt the cycle of family violence to make perpetrators more visible.

-National Outcome Standards for Perpetrator Interventions: The National Outcome Standards were endorsed by the Council of Australian Governments under the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022.

-Men’s Family Violence Help Cards: This business card-sized resource concertinas out to nine double-sided pages filled with information to help men who use violence against their partners and families to seek help.

-Men Think Safe Act Safe: This easy English book was developed by the Southern Melbourne Integrated Family Violence Partnership (IFVP) to provide information for men who use violence.  Southern Melbourne IFVP would like to acknowledge these contributors.

Integration case studies: — Kildonan UnitingCare Family Violence Intervention Program — Men’s Behaviour Change