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The Power to Change: How to Set up and Run Support Groups for Victims and Survivors of Domestic Violence

General Material
Published Date
January, 2008

"The Power to Change manual provides a programme of education and support in a group setting to women who are, or have been, in abusive relationships. The manual also gives detailed information about how to set up such support groups safely including checklists for facilitators, who have a central role in making the sessions safe, supportive and inclusive. The manual has been tested through consultation with a practitioners and service users across the five countries. It will be a valuable resource for specialist staff working in existing specialist services for victims of domestic and sexual violence across Europe, as well as relevant specialists with expert domestic violence knowledge working in statutory and other organisations, such as health and social care."