“The only way out is through.” ~Robert Frost
JCAP is the only state-certified batterer intervention program currently operating in Juneau. State certification means that you will benefit from trained staff, research curriculum, and evaluated program elements designed to help you consider making non-violent choices.
How to Get Started
If you have been court ordered to JCAP, referred by someone you are working with, or are
thinking about enrolling on your own, follow these steps to get started.
- Call (907) 523-4942 and speak with a program facilitator. You can also leave a message with your
name and contact number, and we will return your call.
- We will schedule an intake appointment. Plan to meet with our staff for an hour and a half.
- After intake, if our program is a good fit for you, we will schedule an orientation class.
During orientation we’ll talk about your Tier assignment as well as your rights and,
responsibilities in JCAP.
- After intake and orientation, you will placed in our Thursday night group from 5:30pm-7pm.
JCAP Addresses Your Needs
JCAP offers different interventions designed to address your specific situation. Our Tier One program includes 26 classes of non-violence education and discussion. The Tier Two program deepens and reinforces the concepts introduced in Tier One. Tier Two offers 52 classes of education for individuals with a need for more in-depth exploration. The program is offered at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center, and in the Juneau community. JCAP collaborates with community agencies to create an individualized plan for participants. Flexible payment plans are available, as are community work service options. We accept court referrals, individuals referred by OCS or other agencies, and self-referrals. Topics integrated into the curriculum include the following:
- Power and Control: Challenging the underlying issues of power and control in domestic violence relationships.
- Empathy and Compassion: Learning to understand the victim’s point of view.
- Communication Skills: Developing effective communication patterns that facilitate equality in relationships.
- Anger Relapse Prevention: Changing patterns of anger used to maintain control over another person and which lead to acts of violence.
- Stress Management and Self-Esteem: Identifying and using skills to prevent relapse into violence.
The Juneau Choice & Accountability Program is committed to the following
- Eliminating violence against women and children.
- Providing safety for victims
- Teaching alternatives to violence
- Holding offenders accountable for family violence.
Domestic Violence is 100% Preventable
DV is dangerous for victims, children and the community. You can make changes that will impact you and your family today and well into the future.
Contact JCAP Staff for an appointment: