Expanding Solutions for Domestic Violence and Poverty (1 Credit Hour)

Program Summary: This article explores policy and solutions for children and families experiencing domestic violence, poverty, and maltreatment.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.

Author: Susan Schechter

Publisher: The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

Read the article at: https://www.freestatesocialwork.com/articles/BCS13_ES.pdf

Program Objectives: To enhance professional knowledge, practice, and values by exploring meaningful solutions for children and families experiencing domestic violence, poverty, and maltreatment.

Learning Objectives: Describe the affects of domestic violence on low-income women.  Describe the affects of domestic violence on women and children who are part of the child welfare system.  Identify traditional domestic violence policies and approaches.  Identify policies for the future.

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1: In the story of Sarah, Joe, and Paul, Sarah initially refused to name Joe as the perpetrator of Paul's abuse because she needed to
 
 
2: The AWAKE manual listed the following:  In many cases, the best way to protect the child is to protect the entire family unit:  Mother, Father, and children.
 
 
3: The National Family Violence Survey suggested that rates of 'abusive violence' to women with annual incomes below $10,000 are more than _________ times those found in households with incomes over $40,000 (Straus and Gelles, 1990).
 
 
 
 
4: Compared to non-abused women, battered women seem to have higher rates of _______________, at least while they are in violent relationships (Lyons, 2000).
 
 
 
 
5: In their book Safety Planning with Battered Women:  Complex Lives/Complex Choices, Davies and her colleagues define 2 types of risks that battered women face:
 
 
 
6: Traditional solutions to ending domestic violence have tended to focus on a wide-range of community based supports and services to women and their families.
 
 
7: In the story of the 35 year old mother, Mary, found on page 6,
 
 
8: Current solutions to domestic violence offer tremendous help and important options to
 
 
 
 
 
9: This author is advocating for a public policy agenda on domestic violence and ________________.
 
 
 

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