A supervisor might be reluctant to approach an individual because he or she does not want to be too involved. Supervisors are not counselors, and should not hear all the dramatic details of the abuse. Always let the professionals provide crisis counseling and advice. Supervisors, employers, and co-workers just need to know where to refer a victim for counseling, legal help, and safety planning. The victim should be encouraged to contact a professional or agency whose whole focus is on assisting the victims of domestic abuse. The company’s Employee Assistance Plan manager and domestic violence organizations provide confidential and pivotal support.


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