24-hour National Domestic Violence Freephone Helpline
0808 2000 247
24 hour Freedom Programme and WAVE DV Centre helpline 01942 262 270
Chat at the Survivors Forum with Women's Aid: http://www.womensaid.org.uk
The wonderful FLAMING JUNE Dedicates this song to everyone who has escaped abuse and who then experiences the smear campaigns which follow.
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The Freedom Programme
Welcome to the Freedom Programme which deals with
male violence to women and children.
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The Freedom Programme is a domestic violence programme which was created by and is run by Pat Craven and evolved from her work with perpetrators of domestic violence.
The Programme was primarily designed for women as victims of domestic violence, since research shows that in the vast majority of cases of serious abuse are male on female. However, the programme, which is provided as an intensive two day course, is also suitable for men, whether abusive and wishing to change their attitudes and behaviour or whether victims of domestic abuse themselves.
The Freedom Programme© examines the roles played by attitudes and beliefs on the actions of abusive men and the responses of victims and survivors. The aim is to help them to make sense of and understand what has happened to them, instead of the whole experience just feeling like a horrible mess.
The Freedom Programme also describes in detail how children are affected by being exposed to this kind of abuse and very importantly how their lives are improved when the abuse is removed.
Click here to buy ‘Freedom’s Flowers’ a book which is composed of first hand accounts from these children and their mothers.
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Click here for more information about the men’s weekend.
Click here to complete the programme on line.
Click here to buy The Freedom Programme Home Study Course.
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