Stop family violence
Family violence is a common American tragedy. Assaults by parents, intimate partners, and adult children frequently result in serious injury, even death. Such violence costs billions of dollars annually in social and criminal justice spending. Proven interventions can prevent abuse, identify abuse sooner, and help families survive and thrive by breaking the cycle of violence or finding safe alternatives. [See Brief Description]
“Within Our Reach- A National Strategy to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities” Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities
Kulkarni, S. J., Barth, R. P., & Messing, J. T. (2016, September). Policy recommendations for meeting the Grand Challenge to Stop Family Violence (Grand Challenges for Social Work Initiative Policy Brief No. 3). Cleveland, OH: American Academy of Social Work & Social Welfare.
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