PAR Program - Partner Assault Response Program (Domestic Violence Offender Treatment Program)

The Partner Assault Response (PAR) program is a Domestic Violence and a specialized one to one counseling program for the clients who have been mandated by the court to attend the PAR program in response to a criminal charge involving domestic violence.

Family Integration Services provide an individual Partner Assault Response Program (PAR). This Domestic Violence Offender Treatment Program is based on Domestic Violence Offender Treatment Curriculum – Cognitive-Behavioral Approach. The PAR (Partner Assault Response) Program offered by Family Integration Services is court approved. In Ontario All PAR programs are subject to court approval, so you will be provided with a letter of registration and the details of the sessions with modules to be discussed. You can bring the letter to your lawyer or Crown Attorney for pre-approval before commencing the program.

Family Integration Services provide Partner Assault Response Program (PAR) on an individual basis for probation, court and self-referrals. Our Partner Assault Response Program (PARs) Program is offered by a Certified Anger Management Specialists (CAMS-II) and a Certified Domestic Violence Specialist (CDVS-I) approved by the National Anger Management Association (NAMA). Our Partner Assault Response Program (PARs) is structured with 12 individual counseling sessions according to client’s needs, situation and prevailing factors.

PAR Program’s Modules:

  • Module 1: Counselling Goals – Creating Healthy Relationship
  • Module 2: Domestic Violence – Defining Abuse (Individual, Family, Societal factors)
  • Module 3: Anger Awareness (internal cues: Psychological & Physiological Changes)
  • Module 4: Power and Control Issues in Relationship
  • Module 5: Gender roles, Men and Abuse (Using Male Privilege to Shared Responsibility)
  • Module 6: Effective Communication with Partner (Using Isolation to Trust & Support)
  • Module 7: Non-Violent Behaviour and Equality in Relationship
  • Module 8: Denying and Blaming to Honesty and taking Responsibility
  • Module 9: Economic Abuse to Economic Partnership
  • Module 10: Healthy Partner Relationship (Threats to Negotiation and Fairness)
  • Module 11: Impact of domestic violence on children and parenting
  • Module 12: Review of Topics, Conclusion and a New beginning

As a Certified Anger Management Specialist-II (CASM-II), a Certified Domestic Violence Specialist (CDVS-I) and being a member of National Anger Management Association (NAMA), We have created individually tailored “Partner Assault Response” (PAR) Program and course material for the clients involved in court cases which fits their needs and legal requirements. As a Certified Domestic Violence Specialist-I, the therapist can utilize techniques based on years of research and experience with clients of all ages and walks of life.

For the court mandated “Partner Assault Response” (PAR) Program Participants will be provided with “Partner Assault Response” (PAR) Program completion certificate and a detailed letter of participation for the court proceedings. These completion documents are provided only after successfully completing and participating in the program with mandatory home work (exercises) and readings and there is no extra cost for this letter and certificate.

It is pre-requisite and mandatory for the participants to complete the required exercises, logs and reading to be completed for all the modules on time to receive “Partner Assault Response” (PAR) Program completion certificate and detailed letter for the court. Participants will be provided all the material during the program. During and after each session there are necessary exercises, logs and reading module material to take home for reading reference and it is expected to be completed by the participants before starting the next session. Not following through with the requisite will delay in getting the completion letter and Certificate, and may result in attending extra sessions to complete the mandatory requirements

Our Domestic Violence Offender Treatment (in lieu of PAR Program) Program is recognized, accepted and approved by most lawyers, The Crown Attorneys and the Judges in the GTA and other surrounding courts in Ontario. Our Domestic Violence Offender Treatment Program (in lieu of PAR Program) is recognized by the courts as a recognized PAR Program in most cases, still it is highly recommended for the clients to get pre-approval from their lawyer and The Crown Attorney before they commence the program with us.

We accept most extended Employee Extended Health and Insurance plans in Ontario. If you have insurance benefits that cover counseling from a Registered Social Worker, they may be used to help cover the full or partial cost of the Partner Assault Response Program (PAR).

Our Goal is to help individuals find different ways to resolve conflict, learn control, and learn respect for ones self as well as for others.As a Certified Domestic Violence Specialist (CDVS-I), We are committed to working with both victims and survivors. Whether self-referred or mandated, either individually or when appropriate in couples, we incorporate our experience as a Couples Therapist as well as our Certification as an Anger Management Specialist (CAMS-II) to help individuals change their actions and in most instances save their and their loved ones quality of lives.

We provide Domestic Violence Offender Treatment Program (in lieu of PAR Program)in English, Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi and Urdu for clients’ comfortability and better understanding. It helps them achieving positive outcome for their involvement. Please request your language of comfort and arrangements will be made accordingly.

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*Our Partner Assault Response (PAR) Program Counselling sessions are eligible for Reimbursement by Group Benefit Plan (Social Worker).