Work Site Visit


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Women shelters have been important in alleviating the problems women and children faces especially domestic violence. They have been temporary stop over for women and children who are running away from abuse. The shelters are used to assist women and children to cope with immediate effects of abuse as they prepare to resettle back in their homes or to make their next step. These shelters usually uses a variety of techniques to assist the victims of abuse by behavioral-cognitive techniques have been found to be quite effective compared to other techniques. Either, most of these shelters have other programs apart from those targeting women and children. In order to understand the functioning of these programs, this study will interview a shelter manager to get a glimpse of how the site operates.