Domestic Violence: A Primer for Child Welfare Professionals

Date: December 2020
Domestic Violence: A Primer for Child Welfare Professionals

Author(s): Information Gateway

Year Published: 2020

File Size: 379 KB

Many families experiencing domestic violence also come to the attention of the child welfare system, and child welfare professionals, domestic violence services advocates, and other community partners are increasingly working together to address the impact of domestic violence on children. This primer provides practitioners with a high-level overview of the complex intersections between domestic violence and child welfare and points to promising practices for casework.

Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2020). Domestic violence: A primer for child welfare professionals. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children's Bureau.

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