Children aged 5-12 years are involved this way: 
  • Seeing and hearing it
  • Picking one parent to defend
  • Physically intervening
  • Calling the police
  • Running to neighbours for help
  • Being used to spy against mum
Children aged 5-12 years are affected this way: 
  • Fear and insecurity
  • Low self-esteem
  • Lack of self confidence
  • Withdrawal/depression
  • Early drug and alcohol use
  • Problems at school
  • Running away
  • Becoming caretaker of adults

 

 

 


Children's Services Contact: Sonia Jones
 07 346 2096   sonia.jones@familyfocus.org.nz