The Africentric Personal Development Shop (APDS), is an innovative behavioral healthcare center specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for the prevention, treatment of, and recovery from addictions.
Africentricity: Freedom from Abusive Relationships also known as AFAR is a program designed to target 216 male batterers annually.
The AFAR program offered by APDS is modeled after the Domestic Abuse Intervention Project of Duluth, Minnesota. The program is in compliance with Ohio Batterer Intervention Standards to provide domestic violence education classes. APDS corresponds with the courts, probation and parole personnel, and other organizations in addressing this serious social problem.
Domestic Violence Education (Level B)
Wednesday 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Domestic Violence Education (Level C)
Monday and Wednesday 6:00 PM to 8:00Pm
Tuesday and Thursday 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Intake and Assessment
Group Session (2hrs) held twice a week for a minimum of 30 consecutive weeks
A minimum of five individual sessions for each participant.