Press Release: New online learning module gives children of domestic violence a voice from UM News, 9/27/11

Tuesday, September 27, 2011


The article reports, “Over half of the residents of battered women’s shelters in the United States are children (National Network to End Domestic Violence, 2010). Now, a new, innovative online training program aims to elevate children’s voices, so that service providers may better hear, understand, and respond to the children and families they serve. The project, called Honor Our Voices, www.honorourvoices.org, was created by the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse and the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare at the School of Social Work at the University of Minnesota, with support from the Avon Foundation for Women.”

Read the full article at: http://www1.umn.edu/news/news-releases/2011/UR_CONTENT_356809.html