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This online learning module features the diaries of three children in different age groups, sharing their experiences of exposure to domestic violence and offering related best practice themes for shelter advocates and other social service providers. Includes a downloadable guide for practice and a digital library of short audio programs.
Authors: Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse (MINCAVA) and University of Minnesota Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
This series of 3 online training modules is based on case studies where participants are asked to respond to multiple choice questions as they read the cases, taking on the perspectives of different types of professionals.
This PowerPoint presentation reviews the causes and types child traumatic stress and the impact on childhood development, emphasizing a trauma-informed approach to working with children who experience violence.
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