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Joining Forces Joining Families, Spring 2019 – Effects and interventions for children exposed to IPV

This issue of Joining Forces Joining Families (JFJF) features an interview with Melissa Kimber and Harriet MacMillan on children exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV). Separate articles address issues of the prevalence, evidence of harm, assessment, and interventions for children exposed. Additional articles describe the importance of the police response to IPV when children are exposed and the importance of emotional safety at home and at work. Our research methods article describes qualitative research, some of its procedures, and how it is often used. Websites of interest includes a wide variety of online resources that can be used to educate families about effects of IPV on children and resources for information and intervention.