Domestic Violence and the Child Welfare Professional: Tips for Assessment

Learn how domestic violence and child maltreatment affect families and read about the risks, impacts, protective efforts, and other related topics.

Publication year: 2017
Author:
Capacity Building Center for States

Description

Discusses domestic violence assessments for determining family dynamics, patterns of abuse, lethality, and safety needs of child and adult survivors. This tip sheet provides foundational information for assessing families experiencing domestic violence and child maltreatment and addresses assessment of coercive control, parenting abilities, risk, impact, and protective efforts. This publication is part of the Domestic Violence and the Child Welfare Professional series.

Suggested Citation

Capacity Building Center for States. (2017). Domestic Violence and the Child Welfare Professional: Tips for Assessment. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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