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Title: Witness to Domestic Violence: Protecting Our Kids, Hearing Before the Senate Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs, and Alcoholism
Corporate Author: US Congress
Senate Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 126
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Type: Legislative Hearing/Committee Report
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The effects of domestic violence on children and adolescents and the importance of child protection were examined at an October 1993 hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs, and Alcoholism.
Abstract: The opening speaker at the hearing noted that 3 to 4 million women are beaten each year by their husbands or partners and that children who witness trauma to their mothers may have psychological and behavioral problems. Other speakers discussed the Child Safety Act (S.870), the Domestic Violence Community Initiative Act (S.1572), programs and projects to serve children of battered women and child victims of domestic violence, the link between domestic violence and child abuse, the cycle of violence and its effects on children, child custody and visitation disputes, child witnesses in domestic violence cases, and the position of the American Medical Association on domestic violence. Tables and figures
Main Term(s): Child victims
Index Term(s): Abused women; Child abuse; Child custody; Child protection laws; Criminology; Domestic assault; Female victims; Juvenile witnesses; Juveniles; Victims of violent crime
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