When Dad Hits Mom: The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Child Abuse
This workshop provides prosecutors and multidisciplinary team members with an understanding of polyvictimization, with an emphasis on the co-occurrence of domestic violence and child abuse. The presentation will also discuss the effects of domestic violence on children, protective factors, screening considerations, and implications for investigation and prosecution.
1. List common effects of domestic violence on children and relevant protective factors.
2. Articulate the prosecutorial implications of domestic violence and child abuse co-occurrence.
3. Summarize the relevance of polyvictimization research to child abuse investigation and prosecution.
Zero Abuse Project is a 501(c)(3) organization that is committed to the elimination of child sexual abuse. Our programs are designed to provide training and education to professionals and students, and to help transform institutions to effectively prevent, recognize and respond to child sexual abuse.