• October 2009
  • Vol. 10, No. 8

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Domestic Violence Training for Resource Families

The Family Violence Prevention Fund offers a 3-hour training curriculum for resource families titled "Connect: Supporting Children Exposed to Domestic Violence." The training is designed to be used in child welfare settings with foster parents, kin caregivers, and adoptive parents. The training covers:

  • The dynamics of domestic violence
  • The impact of exposure to domestic violence on children
  • Strategies for supporting children who have been exposed to domestic violence

Training materials also include videos and mini-magazines for helping caregivers talk to children about violence against women.

For more information about this training, visit the Family Violence Prevention Fund website:


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