Children Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence (2 Credit Hours)

Program Summary: This information packet explores the effects of intimate partner violence on children and discusses past and current intervention efforts.

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

Publisher: The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

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

Program objectives: To enhance professional practice, values, skills and knowledge by exploring the effects of intimate partner violence on children and the intervention efforts of advocacy groups.

Learning objectives: Identify the emotional and psychological impact of intimate partner violence on children.  Assess the unique challenges for domestic violence groups and child protective services groups working together.  Identify intervention efforts for parents and children.

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1: For questions 1-7, please refer to Co-Occurrence of Child Maltreatment and Women Abuse:  The Effects of Intimate Partner Violence on Children. What theory did researchers initially focus on to explain the dynamics of domestic violence?
 
 
 
2: Researchers have found what kind of correlation between intimate partner abuse and child maltreatment?
 
 
 
3: Initial attention and early research on domestic violence and children focused on
 
 
4: Which of the following is an example of how domestic violence negatively impacts children emotionally and psychologically?
 
 
 
 
 
5: Isolation in the home can be particularly felt by what age group?
 
 
 
 
6: Children of all ages are affected by abuse that is taking place in their environments.
 
 
7: What can often reverse the negative impact of domestic violence on children?
 
 
 
 
8: For  questions 8-9, please refer to Parenting Practices. This article discusses a paradigm shift in domestic violence thinking with a new focus being placed on
 
 
 
9: Recommendations regarding the safety and welfare of children should presume
 
 
10: For questions 10-13, please refer to Collaboration Between Domestic Violence and Child Protection Workers. Which group works to protect children while preserving the family unit?
 
 
11: Which group searches for ways to facilitate victim safety and often may support the adult victim in her decision to leave the abuser?
 
 
12: One consistent barrier to collaboration between domestic violence workers and child protective services workers is the issue of
 
 
 
13: Information collected by child protective services may be accessed by perpetrators, especially in cases where court involvement exists.
 
 
14: For questions 14-15, please refer to Intervention with Children Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence. Domestic violence programs have historically concentrated on 
 
 
 
 
 
15: Individualization is particularly important in the development of  _______________ for children.
 
 
 
16: For questions 16-19, please refer to Fact Sheet and Statistics. Domestic violence has been shown to occur disproportionately in homes with children under the age of
 
 
 
 
17: Youth who witness domestic violence are more likely to
 
 
 
 
 
18: Surveys of females in the juvenile justice system and in shelters indicate rates of sexual abuse and assault of over _____________
 
 
 
 
19: Research has found that men who as children witnessed their parents' domestic violence are ________ as likely to abuse their own wives than sons of non-violent parents.
 
 
 

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