Promoting Resilience: Helping Young Children and Parents Affected by Substance Abuse, Domestic Violence, and Depression in the Context of Welfare Reform
This publication from the National Center for Children in Poverty includes three strategies that use early childhood settings as the entry point to serve families affected by substance abuse, domestic violence, depression, and other mental health problems.
Child Welfare Information Gateway: Domestic Violence and the Child Welfare System
Child Welfare Information Gateway provides support and information through technical assistance, training, and prevention to organizations and individuals working to end violence in the lives of victims and their children.
How to Support a Child Who Has Witnessed Violence
This brief list from the Child Witness to Violence Project suggests ways that care providers can help.
Safe from the Start: Taking Action on Children Exposed to Violence
This publication from the U.S. Department of Justice describes an action plan that outlines principles for preventing and reducing the negative impact of the exposure to violence on children.
APA Publications:Children, Violence and Trauma
The American Psychological Association’s ACT program helps build safe and strong families.
Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators
What can be done at school to help a traumatized child? This online publication from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network includes descriptions of the effects and suggestions for the child’s teachers.