What Are The Signs?
- Are you often feeling no one understands you?
- Does your body tense up when you feel angry?
- Do you often feel the need to defend yourself?
- Do you say things you may regret later?
- Do you feel you need to talk load for others to listen to you?
- Is it difficult to express feelings and emotions?
- Do you often feel taken advantage of by others when you give of yourself?
- Do you often have to tell others how to behave appropriately?
- Do others tell you don’t listen and are stubborn?
- Do you feel like its better not to speak to others, so you do not explode?
- Do others feel like they are walking on eggshells around you?
This program is appropriate for a majority of violent and abusive individuals, including both voluntary and court-mandated clients who are required to complete a 52-week batterer program.
Our program focuses on helping participants understand the dynamics of domestic violence and how a client and their family may have been affected by it. Our approach treats clients with dignity and respect. The goal is to equip participants with the skills necessary to make choices that will enhance individual and family growth.
The topics include Basics of Anger Management, Alternatives to timeouts, Identifying Distorted Self-Talk, Active Listening, Socialization of Violence-Adult Problems from Family of Origin, and many other components covered in this program all of which are Certified by Alameda County.
This component of the program strengthens family structures by empowering parents and helping them to achieve a realistic view and approach to parenting.
We help parents: achieve greater family connectedness, develop discipline that enhances positive development and growth, establish effective family communication, set realistic and age-appropriate expectations, and understand how children think and feel about issues at home.
- Developmental Stages
- Appropriate Expectations
- Helping Children Through School
- Effective Communication
- Addressing Discipline
- Understanding Discipline
- Motivating Your Children
- Setting Boundaries