The non-offending caregivers often feel overwhelmed when confronted with child abuse. Staff at the Child Advocacy Center facilitate group sessions with these caregiver. The counselor consults with the caregivers on the child’s treatment progress and helps them to develop a plan for the child and their family. In the support groups these caregivers receive support, guidance, and education regarding their child’s victimization.
Parenting is a challenging job. The parent support groups provide parents with tools and skills other parents and experts find successful. Parents can provide powerful support and encouragement for each other. Parents learn effective intervention strategies, positive ways to support their children, and will develop a community support group.