Supporting Families Experiencing Domestic Violence who are Involved in the Child Welfare System: Lessons Learned from the Specialized Services for Abused Parents and Children Program

Provided by: Futures without Violence
Date: September 18, 2019
Time: 5:00 am – 6:30 am ChST

Domestic violence programs are important resources for survivors who are involved with the child welfare system. This webinar will share lessons learned from three grantees of the Specialized Services for Abused Parents and Children program: the Texas Council on Family Violence, SAFE Alliance, and the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence. Presenters will share what they’ve learned about serving families affected by domestic violence who are involved with child welfare. They will offer suggestions for domestic violence agencies to better advocate for parent and child survivors of domestic violence and change policies. Presenters will share strategies about partnering with child welfare professionals and increasing understanding about the connection between domestic violence and child abuse. Presenters will also share initial data about the impact of their work.