Child Welfare Domestic Violence Connection Program
January 2013 – Present
The YWCA Child Welfare Domestic Violence Connection Program was designed utilizing the Safe & Together Model with emphasis on the critical components:
YWCA co-located staff implements the above principles by identifying the critical elements of a case:
The Co-located team developed the program utilizing the Safe & Together Model including the referral and consultation process, direct service delivery including survivor and perpetrator assessments, court report templates, release of information, surveys and data collection. All programmatic tools were reviewed by ODVN. In addition, formal policies were developed to help guide the work of the co-located team.
2015 Outputs & Outcomes
January 2014- December 2014: 1,674 unduplicated adults and children
May-December 2013 - 719 unduplicated adults and children