Links Between Domestic Violence & Parental Alienation, a Canadian perspective

Links Between Domestic Violence and Parental Alienation Presentation to Canadian Ministry of the Attorney General

by Penny Fisher January 5, 2011

Definitions: Domestic Violence (DV) is any form of direct or indirect abuse: 1. physical 2. emotional 3. psychological 4. financial 5. spiritual

Parental Alienation (PA): 1. child abuse 2. spousal abuse by proxy using children as weapons or to hide behind while hurting and/or destroying a parent; when domestic violence (overt) goes underground (covert) and an excuse to continue abuse

“The ratio of parental alienation happening in relationships where domestic violence occurs 1:1.” Madame Justice Sheilagh O’Connell

For entire presentation to Canadian Ministry of the Attorney General click here:  links PA & DV (1)


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