Advancing Practice, Programming, and Policy

This resource page is designed to provide access for stakeholders across the country to QIC-DVCW products and resources that will support improved responses to children and families in which domestic violence is occurring. Tip sheets, practice guides, archived webinars, and more will be made available here for public use.

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Overview of the QIC-DVCW

Introducing the Quality Improvement Center on Domestic Violence in Child Welfare! Learn who we are and what we’re doing.

Factsheet: Child Welfare and Domestic Violence

Domestic violence affects one in three women and more than 15 million children in the U.S., and increases the likelihood of child welfare involvement.


Issue Brief on Relational and Systemic Accountability for Persons Who Use Violence

Our Approach involves engaging people who use violence in ways that are safe for adult and child survivors, and promoting positive change through accountability.

The Child Welfare System in the U.S. News: What’s Missing?

This research report details insights from a news analysis looking at how the child welfare system and domestic violence are portrayed in news coverage, discussing what patterns in the coverage mean for practitioners around the country working to build and maintain stronger child welfare protections that address the needs of families experiencing domestic violence.

Issue Brief on Protective Factors for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Our Approach involves building protective factors that lessen the impact of domestic violence for adult and child survivors and promote their safety, healing, and well-being.

Overview of the Adult & Child Survivor-Centered Approach

Learn about the QIC-DVCW’s innovative, research-based approach for addressing domestic violence and co-occurring child maltreatment in families who are involved in the child welfare system.

Voices of Families and Professionals

Addressing domestic violence in the context of child welfare is complex and requires resources, leadership, and practical approaches.


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