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Ruth Clare: Domestic Violence: The Child’s Perspective

Session Info:

Domestic violence is not the exclusive domain of adults. 1 in 4 children in Australia have also experienced domestic violence, so why aren’t we talking about it?

Topics Covered

  • My journey living in a family with violence
  • What I thought it meant that my Dad treated me that way
  • The nature of shame, silence and sharing the family secrets
  • The impact of childhood trauma
  • How talking about my past changed my future
  • What I learned
  • Things we can do to help



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