February 19, 2019 | Policy Guidance, Practice Guidance
Issue Brief on Protective Factors for Survivors of Domestic Violence
Quality Improvement Center on Domestic Violence in Child Welfare
Protective factors for survivors of domestic violence (DV) are an essential component of the Risk and Protective Factors Framework of the Adult & Child Survivor-Centered Approach (the Approach) developed by the Quality Improvement Center on Domestic Violence in Child Welfare. This brief provides guidance for child welfare, domestic violence programs that serve both survivors and offenders, courts, and other collaborative partners about building protective factors that studies show lessen the impact of DV on both child and adult survivors and promote their safety, healing, and well-being.