National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

Created in 1993, the Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody (RCDV:CPC) has focused exclusively on child protection and custody issues in the area of domestic violence and has been at the forefront of efforts to improve policy and practice in this broad dual-issue area.  Areas of focus include, but are not limited to, advocacy related to collaboration between domestic violence and child welfare advocates, the child protection and child custody systems, the co-occurrence of domestic violence and child abuse/neglect; child custody issues in the context of domestic violence, including child support issues, child protection and child custody evidence-based practices, promising practices, and evaluations; and adolescent relationship abuse.

The RCDV:CPC provides leadership and assistance to consumers and professionals dealing with and working on this dual issue area through its extensive library of resources, experienced staff, and network of experts, advisors, and partners.  The RCDV:CPC provides technical assistance, training, specialized resource materials, and policy development to those working in the field of domestic violence, child protection, and custody that increase safety, promote stability, and enhance the well-being of families experiencing domestic violence. The RCDV:CPC does not and cannot provide legal advice or legal assistance on individual cases.

The RCDV:CPC is a project of the Family Violence and Domestic Relations Program of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.


Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody.


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