Chutes and Ladders is another name of the interactive exercise called "Comings and Goings" originally developed by the Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence / National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Lifeto help participants understand why some women stay, why some women leave relationships at various times and why some leave and then return to their abuser.

The exercise can be found on page 53-68 of the NCALL Publication Interactive Training Exercises on Abuse in Later Life

The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence adapted this exercise for diverse populations. Click on the icon for a copy.

See more exercises on creating empathy for survivors.