• September/October 2016
  • Vol. 17, No. 7

Spotlight on Domestic Violence

Exposure to violence in the home can contribute to behavioral, social, or emotional problems in children. Some families may also experience the co-occurrence of domestic/intimate partner violence and child maltreatment. This month's CBX features resources to help professionals better serve children and families in domestic violence situations.

  • Promising Futures Website
    It is estimated that domestic violence is present in 30 to 60 percent of all child abuse cases.1 Given this rate of co-occurrence, it is vital for domestic violence programs to prioritize...

  • Enhancing Response of Domestic Violence Programs
    Futures Without Violence, the Family and Youth Services Bureau's Family Violence Prevention and Services Program, and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence collaborated to publish a...

  • Resources to Foster Resilience and Healthy Growth in Child Welfare
    The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV), funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, published a special collection of resources titled "Fostering...

  • Collaboration in Domestic Violence Dependency Cases
    Dependency proceedings involving child maltreatment and domestic violence can be complicated and involve several parties, including child welfare agencies, the courts, and domestic violence...

  • Supporting Survivor Parents Affected by Domestic Violence
    The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma and Mental Health published a guide for staff in domestic violence programs that offers guidance on engaging survivor parents in conversations...

  • Safe Practices for Workers in Domestic Violence Cases
    An article in the April 2016 Practice Notes, published by the North Carolina Division of Social Services and the Family and Children's Resource Program at the University of North Carolina at...