Escaping abuse, home, friends, family and danger, means uncertainty of the future, and often the discovery and further victimization of the mother
We know what we think of abusive Dads; but what do they think? How do physically abusive men percieve themselves as dads? And why?
Family support for child sexual assault victims is often lacking. Kathy Picard’s step father gave her some ‘special’ attention, but where was the family?
She’s crazy. That seems to be the song abusers, judges, psychologists and other experts sing in divorce and custody battles as they ignore the violence.
Why are custody courts such a mess? What constitutional issues do they raise? Who’s to blame when courts fails to protect the best interests of children?
Kathy Picard was pleased when her step father started showing her some special attention; until that attention became twisted and threatening.
The high cost of fighting for your child. What does protecting your child from a partner who wants to hurt you and them cost? Time, energy… and a lot of money
When we think about intimate partner violence we think about yelling and hitting. We don’t think about electronic abuse; smartphones, thermostats and Alexa.
How did the #METOO movement start, how will it end, and what can we expect from it? Explore the benefits, possible drawbacks and the future of #METOO
A lot of people call or chat crisis intervention help lines but what do they really offer, who exactly uses them, and do they really help?
No one thinks of divorces as easy or fun, but ones involving domestic violence or drug use are actually traumatic, and a lot more.
Do doctors know they should screen for intimate partner violence? Do they know how to? And what should their response be if they find a victim?
What happens to kids who are taken away from a safe parent and handed to an abuser because of the Custody Court Crisis? Listen to a courageous kid’s story
When custody courts deal with allegations of abuse and parental alienation they make dangerous decisions most of the time.
Choking or strangulation is shockingly common in domestic violence. What do you need to know about it? Can it be treated? How can we prevent it?
Learn about trauma, your brain on trauma, the relationship between custody courts and trauma, and what we can do about it.
DV expert Barry Goldstein and Stop Abuse Campaign’s Andrew Willis discuss how fixing the family court means protecting children not abusers.