The Batterers’ Intervention Certification Panel (subcommittee of the Treatment Committee) is responsible for overseeing and ensuring that Treatment Programs meet all requirements prior to being added to a list of Court Approved Certified Treatment Programs. The Committee also meets annually to review Certified Treatment Programs Annual Reports to ensure that they remain in compliance with the Intervention Standards. The Intervention Standards seek to increase victim safety by eliminating violence in intimate relationships. Interventions focus on holding the offender accountable for their behavior by teaching new skills and monitoring behavior while participating in intervention programs.
Online classes for court ordered domestic violence offender treatment are not approved by the Delaware Domestic Violence Coordinating Council.
There are currently four certified Treatment Programs in Delaware: