Supervised Vistation: Information for Mothers Who Have Been Abused

Supervised Vistation ProgramThis Guide is for mothers who have experienced abuse and whose children are in supervised visitation programs. It provides basic information about how supervised visitation programs work and how mothers can prepare themselves and their children for the experience. If Mothers are afraid of their children’s father or were abused by him, then the information in this Guide will be particularly helpful.

This Guide will give mothers some ideas about how to get the help and advocacy they need, including a list of national resources. Whether Mothers are visiting their children or bringing their children to visit, they deserve information and support to be safe and to help their children cope with the changes in their family. This Guide provides basic, general answers to common questions. It does not provide legal advice or guidance about a particular situation.

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