Helping Children Who Witness Domestic Violence: A Guide for Parents (Instructor’s Manual)

Helping Children Who Witness Domestic Violence A Guide for Parents (Instructor's Manual)-thumbnailThe guide has been designed to be used in a group setting to help parents who have experienced domestic violence to understand the impact on their children and themselves; to teach parents to talk to and listen to their children about their experience of the violence; to encourage children’s resiliency, and to support parents in strengthening their relationships with their children.

The guide is designed for use by instructors and counselors in parent education classes, DV shelter programs, batterers’ treatment programs, and other related counseling programs. If you are unable to teach the entire curriculum, the authors recommend that you always include the first two sessions.

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