From 2000 to 2007 the United States Departments of Health and Human Services and Justice funded six demonstration sites across the country that implemented the recommendations of the Greenbook. The sites were evaluated locally and nationally. Following is a sampling of the national evaluation results.
Training, Screening, and Protocols for Child Protective Services Workers:
- Three core values should guide the implementation of this guiding principle--interventions should be designed to create safety, enhance well-being, and provide stability for children and families.
- Worker reports of training on co-occurrence of domestic violence and child maltreatment: 58% at start of demonstration project, 75% at end.
- Worker reports of written protocols on reporting domestic violence in homes: 54% at start, 85-100% at end.
- Worker active screening for domestic violence: 54% at start, 77% at midpoint, 62% at end.
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