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Recognizing that sensitive and complicated dynamics related to child discipline arise in domestic violence shelters, this Technical Assistance Guidance focuses on challenges regarding parenting and discipline of children who reside in these shelters, proposing a variety of recommendations for practice.
The goal of this Technical Assistance Guidance is to provide information for both victim advocates working in shelter and birth doulas on the impact of trauma in pregnancy and childbirth, and to outline how a partnership between these two communities may be of benefit to pregnant survivors of domestic violence.
"This packet provides an introduction to the complex and varied issues around children's exposure to intimate partner violence. It includes articles, research findings, statistics and resources pulled from work done between 1990-2002."
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV)
Provides a brief overview of family violence issues in the context of child support enforcement and the establishment of paternity, including the identification of key issues for states and Indian Tribes.
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