Connect: Supporting Children Exposed to Domestic Violence

In-service Training for Resource Families, a Trainer’s Guide & Tools

Connect is a three hour curriculum, Power Point presentation and related tools intended for use in child welfare settings with foster parents, kin caregivers, and adoptive parents with all levels of experience in caring for children who have been exposed to domestic violence, or who may have cause to care for these children in the future. With generous support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Connect is designed as a basic training session on the dynamics of domestic violence, the impact of exposure to domestic violence on children, and strategies for supporting children who have been exposed to violence.

Curriculum & Tools

 

Videos

 

Mini-Magazines for foster parents, kin caregivers, and adoptive parents

  • Connect: helping caregivers talk to kids about violence against women (Issue 1 PDF)
  • Connect: helping caregivers talk to kids about violence against women (Issue 2 PDF)
  • Connect: helping caregivers talk to kids about violence against women (Spanish Issue 1 PDF)
  • Connect: helping caregivers talk to kids about violence against women (Spanish Issue 2 PDF)

 

For more information about Connect, email childrensteam@futureswithoutviolence.org

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