• July/August 2014
  • Vol. 15, No. 7

Spotlight on Child Welfare and Domestic Violence

This month, CBX draws attention to the co-occurrence of child maltreatment and domestic violence (DV), points to research on case outcomes for child welfare-involved families affected by domestic violence, and highlights a factsheet series for parents about how children may respond to family violence.

  • The Co-Occurrence of Domestic Violence and Child Maltreatment
    By Lonna Davis, Director of Children & Youth Program, Futures Without Violence; Shawndell Dawson, Senior Program Specialist, Family Violence Prevention & Services Program, Family and Youth...

  • Chadwick Trauma-Informed Systems Project
    To help identify effective treatments and develop specialized service delivery models to serve children who are victims of maltreatment and were exposed to domestic violence, the Chadwick Center...

  • Child Welfare Case Outcomes Affected by Domestic Violence
    Research has shown that child maltreatment and domestic violence co-occur in an estimated 30 to 60 percent of cases. A 2013 article in Child and Youth Services Review, "Case Outcomes of Child...

  • Preventing DV Among Immigrant, Refugee Families
    A report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) highlights the results of an evaluation of eight interpersonal violence (IPV) prevention programs targeted toward immigrant and refugee...

  • Factsheet for Parents on Effects of Domestic Violence
    The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) developed a series of 10 factsheets to help parents better understand how children may be affected by domestic violence and how they can help...