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Pathways to Healing: Protective Factors for Adult & Child Survivors of Domestic Violence


Charlyn Harper Browne, PhD
Center for the Study of Social Policy
Tien Ung, PhD
Futures Without Violence
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April 1, 2023


Pathways to Healing and Protective Factors
Overlap of Domestic Violence and Child Abuse
Systems Change

Survivors of domestic violence deserve interventions and responses that improve safety, well-being and healing. Protective factors that help both child and adults survivors provide the foundation for designing those responses and interventions.