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- Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. Domestic Abuse Information for Child Custody and Parenting Time Evaluators. Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice, p5-13.
Child Witnesses to Domestic Violence
- Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2016). Child witnesses to domestic violence. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children’s Bureau.
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Peer-Reviewed Journal Article References:
Beck, C. J. A., Walsh, M. E., Mechanic, M. B., & Taylor, C. S. (2010). Mediator assessment, documentation, and disposition of child custody cases involving intimate partner abuse: A naturalistic evaluation of one county’s practices.Law and Human Behavior, 34(3), 227–240.
Hans, J. D., Hardesty, J. L., Haselschwerdt, M. L., & Frey, L. M. (2014). The effects of domestic violence allegations on custody evaluators’ recommendations.Journal of Family Psychology, 28(6), 957–966.
Saunders, D. G., Tolman, R. M., & Faller, K. C. (2013). Factors associated with child custody evaluators’ recommendations in cases of intimate partner violence.Journal of Family Psychology, 27(3), 473–483.
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