Brief introduction to NVR

Non Violent Resistance (NVR) is an innovative form of systemic family therapy, which has been developed for aggressive, violent, controlling and self-destructive behaviour in young people. We have been the first to use this approach in Britain, and have adapted it to families involved with Social Services, and for Looked After Children.*

High efficacy and very low drop-out rates make this a very efficient and cost-saving approach for CAMHS clinicians and professionals in Social Services or the independent sector. Working with NVR can help prevent family breakdown or foster placement breakdown.

PartnershipProjects offers foundation level and advanced training in NVR as well as clinical supervision.

* Jakob, P. (2006): Peace Dividend. Community Care, June, 32-33 / Jakob, P. (2006): Bringing non-violent resistance to Britain. Context, 84, 36-38


Information on NVR

What is NVR?
What is NVR? Flyer

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Context MagazineContext Magazine April 2014

Context, the magazine for family therapy and systemic practice, covers news and views on issues of concern to all professional groups working with children and families in a therapeutic environment. In April 2014 it dedicated the issue to Non Violent Resistance and PartnershipProjects and our Associates contributed fully to the content.
Context Magazine – April 2014 NVR issue

The bibliographical list of NVR and New AuthorityThe bibliographical list of NVR and New Authority

This literature list was created by Dr. Frank Van Holen, Director of hulpverleningsbeleid and BIGV.

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