Domestic Violence and the Child Welfare Professional: Tips on Engaging Families

Find family engagement strategies for survivors, children, and perpetrators of domestic violence.

Publication year: 2017
Author:
Capacity Building Center for States

Description

Discusses family engagement strategies for survivors, children, and perpetrators of domestic violence, including using effective language and questions, applying collaborative approaches, and identifying strengths. This tip sheet provides foundational information and suggestions for engaging each family member and addresses topics such as confidentiality, caseworker safety evaluation, parenting skills, and appropriate child engagement. 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 on Engaging Families. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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