This fact sheet includes helpful information about how children react to domestic violence, short and long-term responses to domestic violence, possible reactions to domestic violence, factors that can help children recover, and working with parents and children through domestic violence situations. (Author abstract)
The differentiation of intimate partner violence types, at minimum, increases awareness and understanding of what may be happening for couples. It may also help develop better screening methods to identify intimate partner violence and more clearly inform appropriate intervention strategies. This Tip Sheet is intended to offer suggestions for MRE services to address IPV typologies. This information is emerging, so these tips are intended to be general, guiding principles. MRE providers are encouraged to begin a dialogue with their local IPV service provider to talk about typologies and…
This Accountability Checklist complements the Reasonable Efforts Checklist for Dependency Cases Involving Domestic Violence (Reasonable Efforts Checklist) by providing specialized information to hold perpetrators of domestic violence accountable in child protection cases. The Checklist will help judges: (1) Gather information needed to enhance decision-making on accountability issues; (2) Assess the risk posed by perpetrators to lessen perpetrator-generated safety threats to children and victim parents; (3) Review and tailor service plans to hold perpetrators accountable in ways that promote…
Healthy relationships are nonviolent and allow both men and women to express themselves without fear of being belittled, criticized or having their opinion diminished. The field of marriage education has looked to domestic violence experts to discern how to talk with couples about what is/is not healthy and what to watch for that could signal violence in a relationship. Marriage and relationship education (MRE) teaches skills to help change behavior and encourage mutual respect in a relationship. It is intended to address men and women equally. Little is publicly known about male victims of…
This resource includes eight ways in which to teach boys early, and teach them often, that there is no place for violence in a relationship. (Author abstract modified)
This parent tip sheet from the National PTA's Connect for Respect initiative provides proactive ways parents can prevent bullying.
This parent tip sheet from the National PTA's Connect for Respect initiative provides six tips to instill anti-bullying behavior in children.
This parent tip sheet from the National PTA's Connect for Respect initiative provides information on where to find anti-bullying resources and help.
A resource from the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, this tip sheet provides advice on how to communicate with teachers and other leaders at your child's school if you're dealing with bullying.
A resource from the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, this tip sheet provides a list of ways to support your child through this very painful experience.