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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Domestic Violence: A Primer for Child Welfare Professionals

General Material
Published Date
December, 2020

Many families experiencing domestic violence also come to the attention of the child welfare system. Child welfare professionals, domestic violence services advocates, and other community stakeholders 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.