Child Protection in Families Experiencing Domestic Violence
 

Each day, the safety and well-being of children across the nation are threatened by child abuse and neglect. Many of these children live in homes that are experiencing domestic violence. Intervening effectively in the lives of these children and their families is not the sole responsibility of a single agency or professional group, but rather it is a shared community concern. Family services staff, other multidisciplinary professionals and community members will find Child Protection in Families Experiencing Domestic Violence useful to determine how best to assist families experiencing child abuse, neglect or domestic violence.


Child Protection in Families Experiencing Domestic Violence. DHHS/ACF/ACYF/OCAN. 2003. English. [PDF, 3.8MB].

Last Reviewed: June 2009

Last Updated: December 13, 2012