|Country||Republic of Moldova|
|Type of Measure||Perpetrators Programme|
|Form of Violence||Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence|
The Government Decision No 496 of 30.06.2014 approved the Framework-regulation on the organization and modus operandi of the Center for Assistance and Counseling for Family Aggressors and the minimum quality standards, which represent the national methodological framework for this kind of services. According to the aforementioned decision, the Center for Assistance and Counseling for Family Aggressors is a social institution providing integrated assistance and counseling services to those who commit domestic violence, adolescents with violent behavior manifested both in the family and outside of it. The Center provides several types of services: information; individual counselling; group counselling; educational programs for adolescents with aggressive behavior; legal counselling; referral and facilitation of aggressors’ access to health, employment, professionalisation services; beneficiaries’ socialisation activities, as well as the creation of friendly environment and predisposition of beneficiaries to communication; couples counselling for the Center’s beneficiaries, provided by the team of Center specialists.