This is a brief exploration of violent resistance – where a victim of domestic abuse may use violence in retaliation against their abuser. It is important that professionals seek to understand violent resistance so that they can effectively identify the primary perpetrator and primary victim in domestic abuse cases, in order that appropriate support can be provided to both parties.
This session will cover:
- The definition of violent resistance and why victims of domestic abuse may use violence
- How to identify the primary perpetrator and victim
- The support available for perpetrators and victims of domestic abuse.