in Children Exposed to Family Violence -- Among the children reporting
a traumatic event, 24.6% met the criteria for PTSD. The precipitating
event for PTSD was death or illness of someone close to the child.
Family violence, violent crime, but not accidents also resulted
in PTSD. Children with PTSD display phobias and separation anxiety.
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent
Studies suggest that
30% - 60% of families where women are being beaten, their children
are victims of abuse by the same perpetrator. Research suggests
children who witness domestic violence, but are not physically
abused, suffer social and mental health problems as a result.
Now is the time for child protection, family preservation, and
private child welfare programs to address this issue.
Problems Associated with Witnessing Violence
who can't stop fighting and the toll it takes on their children.
Custody and Visitation Decisions in Domestic Violence Cases:
Legal Trends, Research Findings, and Recommendations According
to the model state statute of the National Council of Juvenile
and Family Court Judges, the child should reside with the nonviolent
parent and that parent may choose the location of the residence,
including another state.
Centre for Missing & Exploited Children
Center on Child Abuse and Neglect -- A resource for information
on child abuse, neglect and child welfare.
welfare statistics, customized tables and graphs providing information
to understand the data. NDAS
Our Children - United Mothers -- A resource to those wounded
by childhood abuse.
for Families -- Information to aid in the
understanding and treatment of the developmental,
behavioral, and mental disorders affecting 7 -
12 million children and teens in the US. The American
Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
With Disabilities -- Advocacy, education, employment, health,
housing, recreation, technical assistance, and transportation covering
developmental, physical, and emotional disabilities.
Baby Website -- Provides Support for SBS victim families (Including
adoptive and foster parents), advocate for justice for SBS victims,
and increase SBS awareness.
Coalition Against Domestic Violence -- Dedicated to the empowerment
of battered women and their children. Committed to the elimination
of violence in the lives of battered women and their children.
Alliance for Non-Custodial
Parents Rights -- ANCPR is dedicated to promoting and protecting
the civil rights of non-custodial parents NCP's.
Hurts: A Guide for Girls
on Love, Respect and Abuse in Relationships -- Information for
girls on abuse in relationships
Welfare League of America -- The nation's oldest and largest
organization promoting the well-being of children, families, and
protection from harm.
law deals with the creation, maintenance, and dissolution of
relationships between individuals that are created by genetic relationship,
marriage, and other legally recognized ways of forming a family.
Violence Prevention Project -- Works to end domestic violence,
to help women and children's lives devastated by abuse.
Coalition Against Domestic Violence -- Every Home A Safe Home
- Provides a national network for state coalitions and local programs
serving battered women and their children through public policy,
technical assistance, community awareness, information, referrals,
Women as Violent as Men? -- The Journal of Pediatrics
published the results of covertly videotaping 39 parents
suspected of deliberately bringing their children
to the brink of death. In 30 cases, they were observed
suffocating their children; in 2 they attempted to
poison a child; one deliberately broke her 3-month-old
daughter's arm. salon
Children: Key National Indicators of Well-being 1999
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