These educational training videos are designed to provide you with a better understanding of the Safe Havens: Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Grant Program (Supervised Visitation Program), the dynamics of domestic violence and supervised visitation, and collaboration within the Supervised Visitation Program.

Balancing Safety and Access

This video addresses the evolution of supervised visitation and exchange services, and the role of courts in balancing the value of parent-child relationships and the need for safety for children and parents who have experienced domestic violence. It also explores the evolution of safe access to supervised visitation and exchange centers for domestic violence victims, perpetrators, and their children.

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Fathering after Violence: Working With Abusive Fathers in Supervised Visitation

This video discusses the history of working with fathers in the domestic violence movement with regard to supervised visitation services. It also discusses the importance of working with fathers and provides practical pointers on how supervised visitation centers can do this with respect and fairness.

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Forging a Collaboration Between Courts and Supervised Visitation Centers

This video explains the historical and current relationship between courts and supervised visitation centers from both the court and center point of view and provides practical pointers for collaboration. It also addresses some ethical concerns that may arise for courts that participate in such collaborations.

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Supervised Visitation Grant Program: What You Need to Know

This video provides an overview of the Safe Havens: Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Grant Program (Supervised Visitation Program) and the statutory program requirements for grantee communities and potential grantee communities. It also covers some of the most asked questions about the Supervised Visitation Program.

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Working with the Visiting Parent Who is the Victim of Domestic Violence

This video provides an overview of non-custodial parents who are victims of domestic violence and using supervised visitation and safe exchange services. It also provides practice pointers for working with this population, including safety planning.

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