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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Enhanced Services to Children and Youth Who Have Been Exposed to Domestic Violence: Promising Practices & Lessons Learned

NRCDV Publications
General Material
Published Date
November, 2011

This Guide showcases the nine demonstration projects funded by the FVPSA Program of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through Stamp Out Family Violence Act of 2001, focusing on their goals, collaborative partnerships, experiences, challenges, and successes. These Demonstration of Enhanced Services to Children and Youth Exposed to Domestic Violence sites expanded the fieldÕs understanding of the varied ways in which children, youth and families experiencing domestic violence can be identified and provided essential services and supports.

"The voices of domestic violence victim advocates atthe local and state level, as well as therapists andresearchers, are threaded throughout showcasenarratives. Their accounts of the promising practicesdeveloped and the lessons learned along the way offerthe reader a unique opportunity to share in and learnfrom their experiences."