The evidence-based Alternative Behavior Choices group curriculum is appropriate for both voluntary and court-mandated individuals, and meets the requirements of California PC 1203.097 for batterer intervention programs. The curriculum can easily be adapted to a 16-week or 32-week format. Topics include: The nature of violence, emotional management, gender roles, socialization, power and control, the impact of domestic violence on children, and communication and conflict resolution skills.
A review of the empirical evidence upon which it was based, can be found at: http://www.domesticviolencetrainings.org/wp-content/uploads/Hamel-(2016)-Int.-DV-Handbook.pdf
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