The Other Side of the Story: Perpetrators in Change- Partnership research into DVA perpetrator interventions in UK, Greece, Italy, Cyprus, and Romania
Dr. Jade Levell, Dr. Jane Healy, Dr. Orlanda Harvey, Dr. Terri Cole, Professor Colin Pritchard
Tuesday September 14th, 2021, Dr. Jade Levell, Dr. Orlanda Harvey, Dr. Terri Cole and Professor Colin Pritchard held an online presentation, entitled The Other Side of the Story: Perpetrators in Change- Partnership research into DVA perpetrator interventions in UK, Greece, Italy, Cyprus, and Romania
within the 4th European Conference on Domestic Violence, September 13th - 15th 2021.
The presentation focused on the findings of the “Time for Change: Evidence Bases research for new practice approaches”, which was conducted by Bournemouth University within the OSSPC project, meaning the Key themes of the Fieldwork: the coordinated community response, resourcing pressures, the importance of health services, the need for community training, stigma and the label of ‘Perpetrator’, the context of gender inequality (Patriarchy/Sexism).
The presentation also contained the project’s aim, the key stages and objectives of the project and the next steps to be taken within the project: the delivery of a handbook with minimum standards for perpetrators, behavioural change programmes, the delivery of a guide for trainers and one for trainees/frontline workers, the creation of the OSSPC Virtual learning environment (VLE), the delivery of ten capacity building trainings to 300 frontline workers participating in the voluntary capacity building perpetrators programme and of 5 assessment reports for the capacity building.