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Behaviors Common to an Abuser

We refer to those signs as “RED FLAGS” and recommend that you stop and take a good look at the relationship before proceeding.

Battering is a learned behavior; therefore, it can be unlearned. The preferred corrective method involves programs designed especially for abusers. They must be preceded by mechanisms that protect the battered person (shelter/supportive services.) Key elements of successful abuser programs are:

The abuser is held completely responsible for the violence and for changing his/her behavior to end it. The focus is on teaching how to choose and develop nonviolent behaviors, emotions, and attitudes.

Our Services

Marshfield Office

505 East Depot St.
Marshfield, WI 54449

Phone: (715) 384-2971
Toll Free Phone: (844) 210-8899
24 hr. Crisis Line: (715) 660-6813
Fax: (715) 384-7826

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or by appointment

Neillsville Office

1031 East Division St. Suite #1
Neillsville, WI 54456

Phone: (715) 743-6401
Toll Free: (877) 743-6262
24 hr. Crisis Line: (715) 660-6813
Fax: (715) 384-7826

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or by appointment