Intervention programme for gender violence offenders (PRIA)
It encompass psychotherapy sessions which are organized in a program that is structured in a progressive series of units which seek to modify and improve the variables related to gender violence. In this context, it involves 11 units: motivation for change, expressing emotions; cognitive distorsions; assuming responsibilities around gender violence; empathy with the victim; physical violence and the control of rage and fury; sexual harrasement; psychological violence; children/s abuse; gender mainstreaming and gender violence; and, relapse prevention. It is developed groupally, celebrating weekly sessions for about a year. It is supported by technical staff of the Complutense University of Madrid.
Aims and objectives
The objectives of the programme are, basically: 1) decreasing the probability of repeating acts of violence against women by persons convicted of offenses; and 2) modifying sexist attitudes and develop patterns of behavior that respect gender equality.
Results and impact
No evaluation is available
Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Justice, Natiuonal Delegation for Gender Violence
Nuts code: ES