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Domestic Violence Costs $8.3 Billion Annually

December 10, 2013

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from Forbes Today domestic violence is known as a social, business and health priority in addition to being a criminal issue. Not only does it cause personal suffering, but domestic violence also reduces productivity, leads to absenteeism and drives up health care costs. And unless people are trained to look for it and ask about […]

Pseudo-Violence

January 12, 2013

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Pseudo-violence or ‘near violence’ are the behaviors that threaten, menace and seek to control others without actual physical, ‘hands-on’ aggression.  These types of behaviors seriously impact others and are forms of emotional, psychological and mental abuse.  People with anger management problems often attempt to be controlling of others through intimidation, menacing and other nonverbal threats […]

Domestic Violence Institute of Texas: BIPP Resource DVD Trailer

November 5, 2011

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The Domestic Violence institute of Texas is now making available an important Domestic Violence Resource DVD. This DVD is a tool designed to help group facilitators assist male batterers by providing visual tools to help them learn, identify and discuss negative behavior. These tools are an invaluable asset in helping clients in Batterers Intervention and […]

Battering Intervention and Prevention Program: Letter from a Batterer

October 3, 2011

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Providing Battering Intervention and Prevention Program (BIPP) education services to male batterers is no small task, especially dealing with the minimizing, denying, blaming, faulty core values, and male privilege beliefs on a weekly basis. Domestic Violence Institute of Texas’ BIPP program customarily provide students an opportunity to share their experience, good or bad, at the […]

BIPP Groups in Houston, Texas

September 6, 2011

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The purpose of the Domestic Violence Institute of Texas’ Battering Intervention and Prevention Program (BIPP) is to help male batterers understand their actions and how they alone can control their behavior so that they can live without violence. Group sessions are held five (5) days a week: Monday: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tuesday: 6 […]

Domestic Violence: What Is The Typical Outcome Of Family Violence?

September 2, 2011

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Family violence is usually a learned behavior that will continue to cycle until it is stopped. The typical outcome of this type of behavior is that it is passed on to children in the family so that they themselves become victims of abuse or perpetrate violence. The seeds are sown early when it comes to […]

Battering Intervention and Prevention Program – BIPP Classes in Houston, TX

August 7, 2010

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The purpose of the Domestic Violence Institute of Texas’ Battering Intervention and Prevention Program (BIPP) is to help male batterers understand their actions and how they alone can control their behavior so that they can live without violence. It is not the purpose of this program to find excuses for the batterers’ behavior or to […]

Domestic Violence: Can A Wife Be A Victim Of Sexual Abuse?

July 20, 2010

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For years no one ever spoke about sexual abuse in a relationship. What went on between a man and a woman when it came to their sexual habits was between them. Years ago, it was impossible for a woman to actually claim sexual abuse against her husband. Today, however, sexual abuse is recognized as a […]

What Are The Laws Concerning Domestic Violence?

July 16, 2010

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Years ago, there were no laws that regulated domestic violence. A mans home was considered to be his castle and what he did inside that home, regardless of whether he beat his wife or kids, was his own affair. Women who sought help for spousal abuse were often told by community members and even church […]

Domestic Abuse: Who Is A Wife Beater?

July 12, 2010

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A wife beater is someone to perpetrates violence against their spouse. There is a notion that this type of domestic abuse is relegated to people who are poor, uneducated and perhaps have substance abuse problems. There are television programs that continue to portray the wife beater as almost a stereotype. A man who is on […]

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