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.

FILES:

Edleson Needs of Children AZ 09-09-11
Edelson Childrens Exposure Article
Edleson DV and Children Resources

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