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The Needs of Children in Domestic Violence Shelters

Partner-In Resource

Resource Description

Provides information on how trauma from domestic violence impacts children, and how best to serve these children's needs. The guide, developed by the Center for Child and Family Health, discusses the behavioral and mental health impact of domestic violence on children and parents; describes ways to teach positive parenting skills; provides assessment tools; lists resources specifically for service providers working with families.

Published in 2010