In this episode David & Ruth go 'myth busting!" Like any effort to promote change, there can be misconceptions of what the Safe & Together Model does or is about. The Safe & Together Model is not immune to this mischaracterizations. In their conversations, David & Ruth tackle the following 7 mistaken perceptions of the Safe & Together Model and discuss how each myth plays into our current siloed thinking around survivors and perpetrators;
Myth #1: The Safe & Together Model is a perpetrator engagement model.
Myth #2: It only applies to men’s use of violence against women.
Myth #3: It only works in the child safety sector.
Myth #4: It promotes keeping families together when it’s unsafe.
Myth #5: It’s anti-male.
Myth #6 it is just training.
Myth # 7 It’s only for professionals.