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Session IV: The Needs of Children Exposed to Domestic Violence – A Review of the Literature
Dr. Jeffrey Edleson, Professor and Director of Research, University of Minnesota; Director, Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse
This session will explore the growing body of research on children and youth exposed to domestic violence focusing on children and youth known to the child welfare system. The need to screen families for co-occurence, coordinate responses, and involve communities to keep youth and their families from entering the system will also be explored.