Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence


Working with Friends and Family of Domestic Violence Victims

The introduction to this protocol talks about all the good reasons to give concerted effort to involving the friends and family of victims in our work. Included in the body of the protocol are: basic principles, concrete steps a program can take to include friends and family, community education and organizing, and support for friends and family within shelters and transitional housing programs. The protocol includes resources, FAQs, an informal review of current practice, and a definition of praxis.

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