Child to parent violence and abuse is an abuse of power through which children & young people aged 18 years of age and younger coerces, controls or dominates others in the family. It is a pattern of harmful acts through which a child or adolescent gains power and control over family members through threats or use of physical, psychological and/ or financial abuse/ violence.
If parents/ carers feel they must adapt their behaviour due to threats or abusive/ violent behaviour by a child or adolescent, then there is child to parent violence.
If you are a parent or carer that is concerned about violence or abuse in your home you may find some help here.
You can also contact Parentline who has volunteers trained in NVR:
You may also want to contact family support agencies in your area that may be able to offer support:Family Support Agencies