Violence Protection Children Who Witness Domestic Violence
The Family Violence Prevention Project strives to prevent children from witnessing domestic violence by increasing the public’s awareness of the issue through community awareness campaigns and by increasing professionals’ knowledge through trainings. To date, the Family Violence Prevention Project has trained more than 3,000 home visitors, child-protective service workers, teachers, social workers, community members, court-appointed special advocates, foster parents, psychologists and others who address the needs of children and the negative psychological, physical and social effects, as well as the protective factors regarding children witnessing domestic violence.
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DID YOU KNOW?
Children Who Witness Domestic Violence Prevention Toolkits & Resources
PARENTSThe greatest resource for family violence prevention is our children.
As parents, YOU have the power to influence their healthy behavior development.
Here are some tools to help you:
TEACHERSAre you concerned that some of your students might be witnessing domestic violence at home?
Click icon to the left for
Red & Green Flag Tools
Want to make a change locally but you just aren't sure where or how to begin?
Click here to e-mail the Family Violence Prevention Project director to request a training or community presentation from the Family Violence Prevention Project on "Children Who Witness Domestic Violence" or to discuss other action steps you as an individual, family, community, organization or policymaker can take to prevent family violence.