Parenting Without Power and Control Group
This group is for:
Men who have committed sexual offenses who are currently fathers, are expecting fathers, desire to be fathers in the future, or who desire to reconnect with their children.
Men who have offended against their child(ren) or a child(ren) who was in their care.
Men who have caused harm towards their child's mother or mother figure.
The Parenting Group is a reflective, systemic process aimed to help clients:
Rediscover their roles as fathers
Learn how to be intentional in their roles as fathers, while operating out of compassion, safety, and care for their children in nonviolent ways
Become respectful and supportive co-parents towards their children’s mother(s), regardless of their relationship status
Honor the mother-child relationship
Examine their own childhood experiences being raised by their fathers
Analyze the generational fatherhood roles in their family and what they learned about what it means to be a father
Identify their core values and beliefs about their roles as fathers and discover what shaped these generationally within their family system
Challenge and change abusive beliefs, working to end systemic violence in families
Skipped Parts, LLC. uses material adapted from Addressing Fatherhood by Men Who Batter: A Curriculum for Working with Abusive Men as Fathers in a Batterers Intervention Program, by Advocates for Family Peace (2010).