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No To Violence, Male Family Violence Prevention Association website.

Strong evidence of MBCP effectiveness
Findings from a landmark UK study show very strong evidence for the effectiveness of accredited domestic violence perpetrator programs. Download the final report, read the summary of findings by UK Respect and visit the Project Mirabal website.

NTV/MRS CEO appointed
James McCarthy, Chairperson of No To Violence and the Men’s Referral Service has announced the appointment of Jacqui Watt as the new NTV/MRS Chief Executive Officer. Jacqui will take up the position on February 4, 2015. Find out more.

NTV professional development in 2015
Her right to choose: Addressing intimate partner sexual violence in men’s behaviour change work (Thursday March 26). Find out more, including how to book for this event.

NTV views on the One-in-Three campaign
No To Violence has responded to a question taken on notice about male victims at the November 5, 2014 hearing of the Senate Committee inquiry into Domestic Violence.
Read the full NTV response.

The No To Violence Journal Spring 2014 edition
Australia’s only journal focusing specifically on practice, policy and research in working with men to end violence against women and their children.
The Spring 2014 edition is out now. Read the introduction and purchase a copy.

Ten challenges and opportunities for domestic violence
perpetrator program work

This paper by NTV’s Rodney Vlais examines the pressing challenges and opportunities facing domestic violence perpetrator programs in the current Australian context. While these programs and the service systems in which they are embedded continually evolve, currently there are significant transition points which are both subtle and profound.
Read the paper.

NTV News
NSW Men’s Behaviour Change Network website launched
New South Wales’ service providers who have met the minimum standards for men’s domestic violence behaviour change programs are members of the Men’s Behaviour Change Network (MBCN) NSW. Find out more.

Reform programs stop most violent men harming partners says landmark study
An examination of domestic violence programs attended by men voluntarily or through referral shows a large drop in reports of physical and sexual abuse.
Read the full Guardian Australia story.

I work as a men’s behavioural change practitioner
The men we deal with come from a variety of backgrounds… their levels of entitlement might be different, but ultimately they all feel some level of it.
Find out more on the Daily Life website.

PATRICIA research project
No To Violence is involved in this Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS) funded project about the interface between child protection and family violence services. Find out more.

NTV/MRS e-news December 2014 edition
Read it online.

NTV News/MRS MouthPeace
Read the latest editions.

2014 NTV/MRS Annual Report
Download a copy.

MBCP consultation report (2014)
Read the report.

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).

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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 Department of Justice website.

Managing waiting lists
As the gap between demand and capacity continues to widen, waiting lists are becoming a fact of life in Men’s Behaviour Change Program service delivery in Victoria. Read more.

More NTV resources

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.