9) How does change in a family actually happen?

Perhaps the biggest support factor ALOH contributes is helping families develop a web of relationships that they can call upon when in need: your fellow ALOH parents and friends. Progress is often seen through small changes, such as when a parent calls another because he/she feels himself slipping into a bad habit, or to share how a confrontation was diverted by using a de-escalation technique they learned, or asks another parent for help in handling an upcoming event.