Module 6: Supporting and Advocating for Families in Contact

Module Purpose

The purpose of this module is to:

  • Understand why people may remain in contact with partners/ex-partners and why children may remain in contact with a parent who is or has been abusive.
  • Articulate the importance of enhancing advocacy with families who stay in contact with their partners or parents who were or are abusive.
  • Advocate and provide holistic and culturally appropriate services families in contact.
  • Make the connection between meeting the needs of all family members including services and interventions for people who abuse and the role of advocates in those interventions.
  • Describe why it is important to provide meaningful opportunities to work with people who abuse.