10.2 Perpetrators and Children

Perpetrators of domestic violence may still continue to have contact with their children. This contact may be supervised, unsupervised in the home or elsewhere. This section looks at the difficult issue of working with perpetrators and children and the impact of parenting in the context of domestic violence.

Information relating to child contact and family courts can be found in Section 9.1 and Section 9.2 - Agencies to assist children as well as Section 4.1 Children affected by domestic violence.

Other sections which are of relevance are:

Section 3 - Perpetrators

Section 4 - Children, young people and domestic violence

Section 8 - Agencies working with perpetrators