Efforts by Child Welfare Agencies to Address Domestic Violence

Research Report

Efforts by Child Welfare Agencies to Address Domestic Violence

The Experiences of Five Communities

Abstract

This report reviews the available literature on the overlap of domestic violence and child maltreatment. Other topics include study-site selection criteria, study methodology, and efforts to integrate domestic violence concerns into child welfare agency practice in each community visited. The report summarizes and integrates findings from the site visits and literature review, and then it concludes with issues to consider and resolve.

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