Tagged By domestic violence

Impact on Children

Exposure to Domestic Violence and its impact on children has been associated with a variety of problems in their development including: Emotional problems: crying, anxiety and sadness; repressed feelings of fear, anger, guilt and confusion…

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Forms of Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence is usually a pattern of behaviour aimed at controlling the victim. However, in some circumstances it may be an incident of physical violence in response to the other person’s ongoing patterns of power…

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Women On the Verge

Women On the Verge is an 8 week program providing support, information and encouragement for women dealing with the effects of Domestic and Family Violence. Participants benefit from a safe and supportive environment with experienced facilitators. The…

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Aboriginal Experience

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are significantly over-represented in statistics of domestic and family violence victimisation. Because of the large amount of violence that is perpetrated against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, their children are exposed…

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PTSD

Trauma and Children

Repeated exposure to violence can result in the development of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in young children. PTSD is a stress disorder which can develop in children as a result of directly experiencing, witnessing or…

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Intimate partner violence – typologies

Typologies of Intimate Partner Violence This seminar, with Emeritus Professor Michael Johnson, Dr Shamita Das Dasgupta, Dr Jane Wangmann and Dr Rae Kaspiew, explores the theory and practice of typologies of intimate partner violence, including…

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