What is Domestic Violence? Domestic Violence is a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain control over another intimate partner. Many forms of abuse are included in the definition of domestic violence:
In the US, domestic violence is a growing epidemic. 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been the victim of physical violence at the hands of an intimate partner, and 15% of all violent crime in the country is intimate partner violence. Along with that, 1 in 15 children are exposed to violence each year.
Domestic Violence Intervention Program At Crown Counseling, the goal of our Domestic Violence Intervention Program is to help those who have experienced domestic violence recognize abusive patterns and break the cycle of abuse. We offer several services for batterers, victims, and children: