Term Domestic Violence Support Groups
Code PN-8100.0200-180
Definition Mutual support groups whose members are individuals who have been involved in physical or emotional abuse by a spouse or other partner. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; provide emotional support, information and resources for those who participate; and may be structured for victims of domestic violence, those responsible for battering them, or for adults or adolescents who as children were traumatized by witnessing violence in their homes.
Created 12/8/10
Changed 7/11/19
Use References Abused Women's Support Groups
Assaulted Women's Support Groups
Battered Women's Support Groups
Batterer's Support Groups
Batterer Support Groups
Domestic Abuse Support Groups
Intimate Partner Abuse Support Groups
Intimate Partner Violence Support Groups
Spousal Abuse Support Groups
See Also References Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services (FT-3000.1750)
Domestic Violence Hotlines (RP-1500.1400-200)
Domestic Violence Intervention Programs (FN-1500.9100-180)
Domestic Violence Motel Vouchers (BH-1800.1500-080)
Domestic Violence Protective/Restraining Orders (FT-6940.1900)
Domestic Violence Shelters (BH-1800.1500-100)
Domestic Violence Volunteer Opportunities (PX-2300.0200-200)
Family Justice Centers (FT-3000.1900)
Hospital Based Domestic Violence Programs (LT-1750.3050)
Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counseling (RP-1400.8000-020.80)
Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Prevention (FN-1500.1900-800)
External Classification Terms Counseling (UW 7.1.01.01)
Counseling (NTE F60)
Individual, Family and Community Support (AIRS IF-330)
Individual/Family Services (CAN IF-330)
Personal Safety (ACH E-01)
Personal Social Services (NPC P05)
Personal Social Services (NTE P50)
Related Concepts Domestic Violence
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Bibliographic References The Self-Help Sourcebook: Finding and Forming Mutual Aid Self-Help Groups, Fourth Edition, American Self-Help Clearinghouse, Riverside Medical Center, Denville, NJ, 1992

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