Children Who Witness Domestic Violence: Countering the Effects of the Abusive Parent: this specialized workshop explores the impact of witnessing domestic violence (defined as physical, sexual, verbal, emotional and economic abuse) on a child’s social, emotional and academic development.When presented to the adult victim of domestic abuse, this workshop focuses on how the protective parent can counter these effects, promote healing in the child, and hold the abuser accountable for his or her behaviors.When presented to abusers, the workshop focuses on the abuse tactics, their negative impact on the victim and child, legal consequences, and healthy alternatives and options to change.
You’ll have free Wi-Fi during your stay, along with access to our sparkling outdoor pool and spa (seasonal), guest laundry facilities and fitness center.
For business travelers we offer meeting space for up to 50 guests as well as a well-equipped 24-hour business center.
The real power to end abuse in our society lies in the hands of adults.
Intellectually, emotionally and experientially, children’s ability to stop adult abusive behavior is, in the majority of scenarios, very limited – if not nonexistent.
Find special events and seasonal celebrations in Danbury’s revitalized city center, or head to Candlewood Town Park for grassy fields, a new playground and a man-made lake.
In Danbury you’ll also find the Danbury Museum and Historical Society and the Military Museum of Southern New England.
This workshop will help parents to: identify abusive dating relationships assess level of risks for escalation of abuse or danger understand why someone may be unwilling to break up help the teen safety plan around risks, and support a healthy grieving process Campus Safety: Designed as a student/parent presentation, this curriculum can also be presented to parents only who are exploring colleges with their children or sending a child off to college.
This workshop explores how to assess campus risks for and safety measures around sexual assault – including hazing, stalking, sexual harassment, date rape drugs and alcohol; student rights on campus and under the Cleary Act; limits of self-defense; proactive risk-reduction by the victim; prevention by the potential perpetrator; and supporting your child who becomes a victim of / is perpetrating sexual assault or dating violence.
While reference is made to parental controls (filters, spyware, etc.), emphasis is placed on reinforcing and building skills and strengths in the child to self-monitor, think critically, and resist outside pressures that can lead to risky behaviors on electronic media (computers, cell phones, Wii/Play Station games with online link capacity, etc.) In addition, this workshop will: Provide a basic understanding of real cyber/electronic media risks of child sexual assault, stalking, and harassment or bullying Explore how the technology enhances predator’s strategies Identify indicators that the minor may be experiencing dangers, including moving from online to in-person contact Provide participant with techniques for age-appropriate risk reduction plans No prior computer/electronic media knowledge is necessary for this workshop.
Our very elementary technology introduction provides the participant with sufficient understanding of risks and opportunities for risk reduction.
With a generous selection of services and amenities, our modern hotel offers an outstanding lodging experience that is clean, comfortable and convenient.