Promoting Resilience: Helping Young Children and Parents Affected by Substance Abuse, Domestic Violence, and Depression in the Context of Welfare Reform

This issue brief, written by the National Center for Children in Poverty, addresses the needs of welfare parents experiencing (either singly or in combination) domestic violence, substance abuse and serious mental health issues. Children of these individuals are more likely to have developmental, behavioral, or school problems. The issue brief provides key findings from research, promising strategies, implications for action and key recommendations.

Record Type: 
Research-To-Practice Brief
Publication Date: 
March, 2000
March 2000
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  • Special Populations
    • Domestic Violence Survivors