Resources for Child to Parent Violence, #CPV

We have collated a resource list, which may be helpful in relation to child to parent to violence. Whilst we believe the content to be of use, we suggest that individuals carry out their own research to ensure it will be of use to them.

Websites, Web Pages and Helplines

Young Minds – Information on dealing with a violent and angry child and advice on looking after yourself. If you are struggling and need to talk to someone, you can call their Parent helpline 0808 802 5544

Adoption UK Helpline 0844 848 7900

Family Lives – A charity promoting positive family experiences. They have some content on dealing with arguments and violence. Helpline

Holes in the Wall – A site run by social worker Helen Bonnick which aims to raise awareness and campaign for greater support for those affected by child on parent violence. there is a comprehensive Directory of Services and a good Reading List.

Rosalie Ryrie Foundation – Offers support for domestic abuse victims.

Parent Partnership Projects – pages giving guidance and details about NVR.

Information Guide : Adolescent to Parent Violence and Abuse (APVA) – Government document including guidelines for how practitioners should respond to reports of APVA/CPV

Beyond the Adoption Order – government document detailing the research of Julie Selwyn into adoption disruption.

Community Care Article from Peter Jakob on NVR

Jane Evans – is a trauma parenting specialist offering a range of services and informative blog posts.

NVR School – for information

Training Courses and Conferences

AdoptionUK Conference, Cardiff – None Violent resistance. Managing aggression in children and young people.

PAC – Workshops for parents and carers including one day NVR training.

Parent Partnership Project – NVR certificate course.

Books and Television Programmes

Non – Violent Resistance: A New Approach to violent and self-destructive children by Haim Omer and Shoshana London Sappir

A Non-Violent Resistance Approach with Children by by Avraham-Krehwinkel and David Aldridg

Parenting a Violent Child by Islay Downey and Kim Furnish

Happy Families  by  Carmelite Avraham-Krehwinkel

My Violent Child – Channel 5

Born Naughty – Channel 4

For Peer Suuport

The Open Nest – forward thinking adoption support charity.

The Potato Group – parents of traumatised adopted teens organisation

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