100938: Child Protection in Families Experiencing Domestic Violence

Child Abuse and Neglect User Manual Series

About the Course:

This course provides detailed information regarding the protection of children living in homes where domestic violence is occurring. Issues addressed include the overlap between child maltreatment and domestic violence, modifying child protective practice with families experiencing domestic violence, enhancing caseworker safety and support in complex child protection cases, and building collaborative responses for families experiencing domestic violence. A glossary of terms is included, as are listings of selected resources and child abuse reporting telephone numbers.

Journal/Publisher:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services- Office on Child Abuse and Neglect

Publication Date:

2003

Author

Bragg, H. Lien, M.S.W.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about protecting children who live in families where domestic violence is occurring. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the overlap between child maltreatment and domestic violence.

  2. Define and differentiate between terms specific to the subject of domestic violence.

  3. Be able to apply the practice guidelines and case planning parameters presented to your work with families experiencing domestic violence.

  4. Identify ways to build collaborations for families experiencing domestic violence.

  5. Be familiar with the information and tools presented in the appendices.

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