The Connection Between Intimate Partner Violence and Child Maltreatment

Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) impacts the entire family and is found in approximately 55% of KY households with substantiated cases of child maltreatment; when looking at cases of child fatalities or near fatalities, this increases to 65%.  Attendees will learn about common dynamics of IPV, how children are impacted by the violence, how these dynamics often go hand in hand with child maltreatment, and techniques for preventing child maltreatment when working with families impacted by IPV.