For more information and resources about working with men who use violence, visit the No To Violence website.

Resources for practitioners

Guidelines for Engaging People who Cause Family Violence Harm provides a comprehensive guide for health/mainstream services in how they can respond to perpetrators based on best practice.

Interrupting Male Violence with men who use Domestic and Family Violence
Provides information on brief, safe and effective male violence intervention practice for generalist health and human services workers.

Identifying and responding to men who use violence in their intimate relationships
Aimed at GPs, but useful across the service system, this article describes how practitioners can identify and respond to men who use violence in their relationships.

Men’s Behaviour Change Group Work: Minimum Standards and Quality Practice Manual
A DHHS and No To Violence guide.

Opportunities for early intervention: bringing perpetrators of family violence into view
The RMIT Centre for Innovative Justice report lists a range of recommendations highlighting ways the justice system can interrupt the cycle of family violence to make perpetrators more visible.

National Outcome Standards for Perpetrator Interventions
The National Outcome Standards were endorsed by the Council of Australian Governments under the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022.

“but he’s a good dad, right?” Responding to fathers who perpetrate family violence forum
A summary and presentations from the NIFVS forum.

Resources from Engaging Men in the North: A forum on using the Family Violence Men’s Help Cards
A summary and presentations from the NIFVS forum.

Resources for men who use violence

Multi-language Poster for Men
This poster informs male perpetrators of family violence about support service available in the northern metropolitan region.

Men Think Safe Act Safe
This easy English book was developed by the Southern Melbourne Integrated Family Violence Partnership (IFVP) to provide information for men who use violence. Southern Melbourne IFVP would like to acknowledge these contributors.


Integration case studies

Kildonan UnitingCare Family Violence Intervention Program—Men’s Behaviour Change