Phoenix Respect Programme
What is it?
delivers a community based domestic violence perpetrator programme which
includes a dedicated Partner Link Officer to ensure the safety of victims of
domestic abuse. The programme is a Respect Accredited programme for men or
women in heterosexual or same sex relationships. The Phoenix Respect Programme intervention is
designed to help people who want to stop being abusive in their intimate
relationships and to improve their current or future relationships with
What does it include?
Respect programme takes on average seven months to complete once the person is
committed and motivated to attending their weekly sessions. The programme
consists of a suitability assessment completed over three sessions, followed by
24 group sessions, one midway session and one exit session. Referring agencies
will be provided with updates and reports throughout the intervention period
covering level of meaningful engagement and changes in risk.
What are the aims of
Respect Programme is designed to help participants stop their violence, aggression
or abuse by achieving five objectives:
provide known victims and current partners undertaking the Phoenix Respect
programme with information, and to support safety planning.
2. To help
participants undertaking the programme to understand; why they use violence and
abuse against partners and ex partners and the effects of this behaviour on
their (ex) partners, children, others and themselves.
encourage participants to take responsibility for their abusive and violent
behaviour in their relationships.
motivate participants to take specific positive steps to change their
behaviours in their relationships.
encourage participants to learn how to use non-controlling behaviour strategies
in their relationships in order to prevent future violence and abuse.
What are the benefits?
well-being for all individuals involved, reduce the reoccurrence of domestic
abuse in the future and to end the cycle of abuse.
Total Costings for
Group Programme Intervention:
cost is £1495. This will include 3
– £450 to
be paid for the Risk and Suitability assessment including a summary report for
– £522.50 to be paid prior to commencing group sessions.
– £522.50 to be paid at the midway point.
How to refer?
can self- refer or a partnership agency can refer someone. Referrals can be made either by telephone on
01495 291202 or sent to the following email address;
recognises that starting this process can be extremely daunting and you will,
no doubt, have concerns that you will be judged, harshly treated or vilified.
The team work in a reassuring, non-judgmental manner and will be around to
advise and lead you through this process and ensure that you get the best