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Women's support group: domestic violence

It is preferable that women referred are separated from the perpetrator of domestic violence and must have a child of 11 years or under in the family.

The course will:

  • promote safer relationships
  • raise self-esteem
  • increase understanding of conflict and children’s needs

Course covers:

  • different forms of abuse - emotional, psychological
  • safety planning
  • dynamics of why women stay
  • loss and grieving
  • self-esteem work
  • effects of domestic violence on children, the different feelings children experience and how to support them with this e.g. managing anger
  • parenting techniques in the context of when children have lived with abuse

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