No To Violence

Welcome to the No To Violence, Male Family Violence Prevention Association website.

Ending Men’s Violence Against Women and Children:
The No To Violence Journal

The Autumn 2014 edition is out now. Find out more, including how to subscribe to secure your copy.

MBCP cost modelling project
NTV is commissioning research to estimate the true amount of funding required for an agency to run a men’s behaviour change program in Australia – and we need your feedback. Find out more.

Project Mirabal
A high quality, multi-site, longitudinal outcome study of DV perpetrator programs is taking place in the UK. This research is highly relevant to Australian practitioners, policy workers and funders, due to the similarities in program provision. Find out more.

Strengthening accountability
Recently, NTV provided our views to the Victorian government on opportunities to strengthen accountability for men who use family violence. Read more.

News
- Student Supervisor Graduate Certificate of Social Science, Male Family Violence
No To Violence is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified people to supervise students undertaking the Graduate Certificate of Social Science, Male Family Violence. Find out more.

- NTV/MRS e-news July edition
Read it online.

Chief Executive Officer
No To Violence Male Family Violence Prevention Association is seeking a Chief Executive Officer. This is an opportunity to lead, develop, sustain and advocate for Victorian peak body and bi-state telephone referral service committed to ending male family and domestic violence. Find out more.

- Vic Government’s additional family violence funding
No To Violence and Domestic Violence Victoria welcome the announcement that a further  $30 million over four years will be allocated to protect and support women and children experiencing family violence (May 30, 2014). Read more.

- NTV Notes/MRS Mouthpeace: read the Autumn 2014 edition.

- Men who perpetrate intimate partner violence
Hear NTV contribute to a half-hour special on Triple J’s Hack on why men perpetrate intimate partner violence. Hear the program and read listener comments (May 28, 2014).

- Behaviour change program helps men mend their ways
“Rod agreed to do a men’s behavioural change program.”
Read the full story from The Age (May 17, 2014).

- NTV-MRS Newslinks Update: read the May 2014 edition.

- NSW call for family and domestic violence national summit
Declare a national emergency say campaigners. Read more.
Petition the PM: recognise domestic and family violence as a national emergency.
Read other recent ABC stories from NSW about domestic violence and calls to take urgent action (April – May 2014)

- MBCP consultation report (2014)
Read the report.

- No To Violence statement on MBCP funding
Read NTV’s views on the Department of Human Services (DHS) increase in men’s behaviour change program (MBCP) funding initially announced in the 2013 state government budget. Read the full document (April 23, 2014).

- Fathers, family violence and intervention challenges
NTV is proud to be an industry partner in this exciting, three-year, multi-state research program. Read more.

- System now in crisis
Last year No To Violence wrote to the Victorian Government about the worsening situation facing Victoria’s MBCPs. Demand pressures appear to have escalated even further since we compiled the report Holding men who perpetrate family violence accountable: A system nearing crisis point (2013).

More news

NTV Resources
- Elements of DV perpetrator program work
An NTV article on weaving education, therapy, accountability, support, and solidarity/struggle for victim-survivor rights in this work. Read more.

- Online resource library
Stemming from the 2012 No To Violence Conference, NTV has published an extensive suite of downloadable practice and policy resources categorised across twelve themes. This online resources library continues to be updated regularly as new resources come to hand. Join the updates alert list to be notified when new resources are published.

- Program length and intensity.
In recent years, consensus is building that programs need to be longer than the minimum outlined in existing Australian minimum standards frameworks. Find out more.

- Towards Safe Families: A Practice Guide for Men’s Domestic Violence Behaviour Change Programs
No To Violence (NTV) and Red Tree Consulting have written a comprehensive practice guide for the New South Wales government on planning and delivering men’s behaviour change programs (MBCPs). It provides an up-to-date account of acceptable and optimal practice in conducting this work. Download the practice guide and supporting documents from the NSW Lawlink website.

More NTV resources

Campaigns
What Men Can Do is a website about how men can respond to and prevent men’s violence against women. It is for those who want to be more active in opposing men’s violence against women and children, men such as White Ribbon Day ambassadors and other male allies. By working through each section, you can listen, learn and understand, then reflect before moving on to act.

No To Violence publishes What Men Can Do and updates it regularly. You can receive email alerts about new content by subscribing to the NTV-MRS Newslinks Update.

Telephone Counselling
If you would like information and help from a telephone counsellor, please contact the Men’s Referral Service on 1300 766 491. Find out more about how the service can assist you.