Little eyes, little ears: How violence against mother shapes children as they grow (Booklet)

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This resource, titled “Little Eyes, Little Ears: How Violence Against a Mother Shapes Children as They Grow,” is a valuable tool for social workers and professionals. It provides essential insights into the impact of domestic violence on children, explaining how it affects their thoughts and behaviors, along with effective coping strategies. The resource also delves into how violence against mothers can affect children of various age groups. It serves as an informative guide to help parents understand the consequences of domestic abuse on their children.

Contents:

  • Seeking to understand
  • Glossary of terms
  • Types of abuse against women and children
  • Facts & figures
  • Woman abuse and children
  • Little eyes, little ears
  • Ten ways a child can be changed by violence at home
  • Effects of coercive control tactics on a mother
  • Myths about woman abuse and children
  • Infants and toddlers
  • Pre-schoolers
  • School-aged children
  • Teenagers
  • Coping and survival strategies of young people
  • Roles children may assume
  • Services
  • Supporting women as parents
  • How to help
  • The need for differential response
  • Responding to child disclosures
  • Barriers to child disclosure
  • Reporting child maltreatment
  • Taking care of yourself
  • How can I make a difference?
  • Where to get more information
  • References cited

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