News
 

Examples of a Child exposed to Family or Domestic Violence

Children being subjected to Family or Domestic Violence 

Some examples of situations that may constitute a child being exposed to family violence include the child:

  • being present when police or ambulance officers attend an incident involving the assault of a member of the child’s family by another member of the child’s family;
  • overhearing threats of death or injury by a member of the child’s family towards another member of the child’s family;
  • seeing or hearing an assault of a member of the child’s family by another member of the child’s family;
  • comforting or providing assistance to a member of the child’s family who has been assaulted by another member of the child’s family;
  • cleaning up a site after a member of the child’s family has intentionally damaged property of another member of the child’s family.

 



 

There are many circumstances in which a Child can be exposed to Family Violence. Accordingly the above list is not an exhaustive list but a guide only.

Please show support for our free service by liking our Facebook Page