Reducing Domestic Violence Homicides and Enhancing Perpetrator Accountability

Reducing Domestic Violence Homicides and Enhancing Perpetrator Accountability in Child Welfare Cases An article by Heather Shorten, MSW, LGSW Often in child welfare cases where child abuse and domestic violence are occurring, the only solution given to the victim is to leave the perpetrator.  This is often not her wish and may not be financially feasible.  In addition separating from the perpetrator does not guarantee safety. Therefore we must ask …

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