• Children who witness violence at home display emotional and behavioral disturbances as diverse as withdrawal, low self-esteem, nightmares, self-blame and aggression against peers, family members and property. (Peled, Inat, Jaffe, Peter G & Edleson, Jeffery L. (Eds) Ending the Cycle of Violence: Community Responses to Children of Battered Women. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, 1995.)

About-Face:  the act off turning about, or facing oppositely. Figuratively, a reversal of opinion; a decided change of attitude.

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At About-Face DVIP, we're dedicated to ensuring you and your loved ones can rest easy knowing that we're here to help. 

AboutFace is a Los Angeles based agency with a dedicated mission of reversing the destruction cycle of domestic violence and sexual abuse and its connected adverse impacts. Originally founded by Dr. Sandra G. Baca and evolving into a full-fledged agency practice in the late 1980s, the programs practice is community- based, specializing  in counseling, treatment and intervention. The program provides a diverse array of group counseling, individual counseling, and other therapeutic and clinical services benefiting affected victims and offending individuals.