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Listen In on Improving Safety for Families Experiencing Domestic Violence

12/5/2007:   CWLA, the Family Violence Prevention Fund, and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges are sponsoring the third session of a three-part teleconference series on domestic violence and child welfare reform on December 11, 2:00-3:30 pm (ET).

The third call, Innovative Policy and Practice to Enhance Service Delivery, will focus on innovative strategies for increasing safety and accountability for families experiencing domestic violence through policy and practice implementation. Topics will include family engagement (mothers, children, and fathers); risk and safety assessment tools; family group meetings; structured decision-making tools; service planning; batterer accountability; and meeting the needs of all family members. Participants will hear how to incorporate new policy and practice into their daily work to improve outcomes for families.

Scheduled presenters include Liz Roberts, Deputy Commissioner, New York City Administration for Children's Services; Lonna Davis, Children's Program Director, Family Violence Prevention Fund; and Juan Carlos Arean, Children's Program Manager, Family Violence Prevention Fund.

Participation in the teleconference is free, but registration is required.

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