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Partner Abuse Intervention Program

Am I a Perpetrator of Domestic Violence?

Do I……….

  • Isolate my significant other from family and friends?
  • Demand complete power and control over the finances?
  • Verbally abuse my partner by name calling?
  • Abuse drugs and/or alcohol?
  • Harm or kill family pets?
  • Have homicidal or suicidal thoughts or tendencies?
  • Throw things, punch or kick walls and doors?
  • Intimidate my loved ones into submission?

Learn more about our Partner Abuse Intervention Program (PAIP)

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you need to get immediate assistance!!  The Partner Abuse Intervention Program (PAIP) is a 26-week domestic violence program that has been designed to assist perpetrators of domestic violence.  The goal and objective of the program is to identify negative behaviors of our clients, as we educate them on domestic violence.  The program offers group counseling sessions for court ordered clients, as well as self-referrals.  The curriculum that we utilize is based on the Duluth Method of Domestic Violence Counseling which focuses on Accountability and Responsibility for one’s actions.

Each client will complete and Intake Assessment.  The cost of the program is based on a sliding-scale fee.  If you feel as though you would benefit from our program, please contact our agency at (708) 429-7255.  Assistance is just a phone call away.

Partner Abuse Intervention Program (PAIP) Training

The Crisis Center for South Suburbia offers a 20-hour training for facilitators of Partner Abuse Intervention Programs. This training is mandatory for those wishing to present PAIP programs in Illinois. The training will present the Duluth Model; co-facilitation practice; and intervention options. Also presented will be the Illinois Administrative Code under which these programs are conducted.

Please contact Bobby Dunlap, PAIP Supervisor at (708) 429-7255 x 170 or rdunlap@crisisctr.org for any questions.

This training is held three times per year, is in-person in Tinley Park, IL  and the fee is $200 per participant. Seating for each training is limited.     Please click on the corresponding registration link to sign up for training:

  • Monday, April 22 – Wednesday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – REGISTER HERE
  • Thursday, July 18, Friday, July 19, & Monday, July 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – REGISTER HERE 
  • Monday, October 21 – Wednesday, October 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – REGISTER HEREBobby dunlap


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