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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Helping Children Thrive: Supporting Woman Abuse Survivors as Mothers: A Resource to Support Parenting

General Material
Published Date
January, 2004

This resource is written for service providers assisting women who have survived domestic violence. "Material addresses the needs of abused women as mothers, how abusive men parent, how abusive men affect family dynamics, effects of power and control tactics on mothers, the potential impact of woman abuse on children of different ages, and strategies used by young people to cope with violence in their homes. Guidance on parenting children exposed to violence is also offered. Forty-two pages are designed as handouts for women, to be distributed as an adjunct to individual or group interventions on woman abuse or on parenting."