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Domestic Violence and the Child Welfare System
Discusses the extent of the overlap between domestic violence and child welfare, some of the effects of domestic violence on child witnesses, and the trend toward a more collaborative, communitywide response to the issue. It also features promising practices from States and local communities.
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Acknowledgment(s): This bulletin was developed with help and support from the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence. This document is made possible by the Children's Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The conclusions discussed here are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not represent the official views or policies of the funding agency.
Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2014). Domestic violence and the child welfare system. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.
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