My law school friend Dr. Bob Gordon, through his Wilmington Institute, is assisting with a Battering Intervention and Prevention Program that shows great promise. Here is an explanation from his site:
Serving Dallas, Denton, Collin and Rockwall Counties, Texas.
Goals: To help offenders and those who are vulnerable to family violence learn to engage in caring, considerate behavior. Our program emphasizes, accountability, education & prevention. It is presented in an interesting way by experts who emphasize safety and a happy life.
Standards: Our program is based on the standards of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the policies of the Texas Council of Family Violence. The clinical director of the program is psychologist – lawyer, Dr. Robert Gordon. He has helped persons with family violence concerns for more than 40 years. The program coordinator is Ms. Joy Bengfort.
Schedules: The program is offered in a 24 or 36 week format. Times and days are conveniently scheduled to minimize disrupting work and family responsibilities.
Fees and Costs: Our fees are based upon a sliding scale.
To Enroll: Call 972 280 9444 or email: Joy@DrBob.com.