Toxic Trio. Triple Play. Trifecta.
All over the globe, professionals working with families have shorthand jargon that reflects the prevalence of the complex mixture of issues that many families experience. Unfortunately these phrases do not usually enhance the ability to partner with survivors or intervene with perpetrators.
In this episode of Partner With A Survivor, David & Ruth take a deep dive into the Safe & Together Model’s intersections offers a more powerful and accurate way to discuss the relationship between mental health, substance misuse and domestic violence. Point by point they explore how perpetrators' behaviors intersect with adult and child survivors’ mental health and substance misuse. They examine how perpetrators
these issues. They highlight the importance of contexualizing the survivors’ issues back to the perpetrators’ pattern and envisioning how perpetrators’ might be part of the solution instead of part of the problem.
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