A Cry For Justice

Awakening the Evangelical Church to Domestic Violence and Abuse in its Midst

Children of Domestic Violence

 

Bursting the Bubble
A site for teenagers and young people about domestic abuse.
Note:  not a Christian site.

Cedar Network
Cedar (Children Experiencing Domestic Abuse Recovery) is a unique way of working with children, young people and their mothers who have experienced domestic abuse.  This website has all the information you will need to find out more about Cedar, how it works and where you can access the service.

Children Again Court Appointed Child Abuse
This website is run by adults who as children were victims of Court Appointed Child Abuse, where Family Court orders them to have contact with or even live full time with their abusive parent or were alienated rom their protective parent by the lies of the abusive parent.

Courageous Kids Network
This website is run by adults who are children were victims of Court Appointed Child Abuse, where Family Court orders them to have contact with or even live full time with their abusive parent or were alienated from their protective parent by the lies of the abusive parent.

Custody Preparation for Moms
a support site provided by those that have been through the process

“Dear Sheldon…” A Story of Maternal Abuse
by Taylor Joy Young, blogger and survivor of a domestic abuser mother.

Family Violence Hurts Kids Too
Information for parents who are in abusive relationships but think “I can put up with it; it’s not hurting the kids, it’s only hurting me.”

G.R.A.C.E. (Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment)
A website whose mission is to empower the Christian community through education and training to recognize and respond to the sin of child abuse.

How Do I Tell My Children We are Leaving Daddy?
A post in which the ACFJ readership discusses how to answer this difficult question.

Parental Alienation Syndrome: Frye v. Garnder in the Family Courts
Article by Jerome H. Poliacoff, Ph.D., P.A., Cynthia L. Greene, Esq., and Laura Smith, Esq. that refutes the premise that Parental alienation syndrome is a valid diagnosis and should be admitted into child custody cases.

Protective Parent Storehouse
This website is for the parent involved in a custody dispute where a potential abuser, his/her legal team, or Child Protective Services has accused you of false reporting or characterized you as vengeful and mentally ill.

Revisiting Parental Alienation Syndrome – Scientific Questions, Real World Consequences
This article from Social Work Today presents the “other side” of the PAS debate.

Seven Long Years
by Cindy Burrell

Staying for the kids?
by Barbara Roberts

Teen Dating:  The Facts
from Someone Worth Accepting Now.

Using The Internet Safely, While Advocating For Your Personal Custody Case.
from Protective Mothers’ Alliance International

Waiting at the Window
by Cindy Burrell

What About the Children?
by Cindy Burrell

When Kids Blame The Victim Too
by Barbara Roberts

The Connection Between Batterers and Child Sexual Abuse Perpetrators
by Lundy Bancroft

Safety Planning with Children of Battered Women
by Lundy Bancroft

Understanding the Batterer in Custody and Visitation Disputes
by Lundy Bancroft

IMPORTANT NOTE:  While we endorse Lundy’s writings about the dynamics of domestic abuse, we do not recommend anyone attend the ‘healing retreats’ Lundy Bancroft offers or become involved in his ‘Peak Living Network.’ See our post, ACFJ Does Not Recommend Lundy Bancroft’s Retreats or His New Peak Living Network for more about our concerns. 

 

 

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