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Prevention Programs for Families Affected by Domestic Violence: State and Local Examples
Best Practice Guide for Engaging Fathers and Non-Residential Parents (PDF - 518 KB)
North Carolina Division of Social Services (2012)
Examines information gained from a research and assessment project by Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina that sought to identify key strategies for building the capacity and strength of North Carolina's fatherhood movement. The guide provides recommendations for best practices for engaging fathers and non-residential parents at intake, during assessment, in in-home services, and in out-of-home services.
Domestic Violence in Child Custody and Parenting Time Disputes (PDF - 834 KB)
Michigan Child Welfare Law Journal, 13(3), 2010
Promotes understanding of the impact of domestic violence in child custody and >parenting time cases. The article describes the parenting of men who batter the mothers of their children.
New Jersey Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Plan 2010-2013: A Roadmap to Child and Family Wellbeing (PDF - 752 KB)
New Jersey Department of Children and Families & New Jersey Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect (2010)
Presents the New Jersey Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Plan for 2010-2013. The plan outlines the planned prevention and family strengthening efforts of the Department of Children and Families. The report describes eight sections that comprise the development of the plan, concluding with the development of an online Prevention Bulletin Board for posting prevention related information.
Safety Planning Resources
Florida's Center for the Advancement of Child Welfare Practice (2010)
Provides links to resources for developing a general safety plan, developing worker competence in safety intervention, and safety planning at reunification. Intended for child welfare professionals in Florida, the website also offers resources for safety planning and domestic violence.