Beyond Violence: A Prevention Program for Criminal Justice-Involved Women
Special Edition for use in the Criminal Justice System
Facilitator’s Guide and Participant’s Workbook
Beyond Violence is an evidence-based manualized curriculum for women in criminal justice settings (jails, prisons, and community corrections) with histories of aggression and/or violence. It deals with the violence and trauma they have experienced, as well as the violence they may have perpetrated. This four-level model of violence prevention considers the complex interplay between individual, relationship, community, and societal factors. It addresses the factors that put people at risk for experiencing and/or perpetrating violence. This model is used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), and was used in the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) research on women in prison. This is a 20 session (40 hour) intervention that consists of a facilitator guide, participant workbook and DVD.