Tip Sheet 2 – Screening of DV During COVID-19

Child Welfare Screening of Domestic Violence During COVID-19

With shelter-at-home policies in place, it can be challenging or impossible for child welfare staff to have safe, private contact with family members to talk about possible domestic violence and child abuse. Tip Sheet 2 includes tips and suggestions for engaging new partners to learn about a family’s strengths, what resources are available to them, and information about risk and stressors.