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Shining a light on resilience and children’s exposure to intimate partner violence

Posted on Apr 6, 2017 in Blog

12-year-old Simone was sullen and withdrawn. She and her mom had recently left Simone’s dad, whose abusive behaviour had been escalating for years. Simone’s social worker discovered that the young girl enjoyed and excelled at soccer. But in the chaos of the family break-up, Simone had stopped playing. Why is Simone and her story important to us? At Make Resilience Matter (MRM), a research initiative designed to support professionals working with children exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV), our team is working to address the gap identified by professionals like you.

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