Claire's Story

This blog will tell the story of Claire and her son Davy. It will give you a window into her thoughts, feelings, and behavior. She isn’t perfect. She will make mistakes. There will be times when people try to help Claire and you will be introduced to some great strategies that have been found to work in preventing mistakes that lead to violence. You will have an opportunity to share your thoughts about whether Claire can find a way out of the violence that has plagued her family for generations. You will have a chance to consider whether there are any steps you might want to take to help prevent interpersonal violence.

Claire's Story was written by Pearl Berman, Karin Hecht, and Alexandra Hasack. It was originally published on the blog of Dr. Pearl Berman. You can read more here:

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