November, 2013

Save the Date: 2014 2nd National Safe and Together Model Symposium October 23 & 24, 2014 Seattle, Washington

Building on the successful 1st National Safe and Together Symposium, our 2014 event, which will take place at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront, will have  the following enhanced features: •Full day pre-Symposium workshops- October 22, 2014 •Presentations by Safe and Together sites and partners (call for papers will be made at the beginning of […]

Mapping Perpetrator Patterns and “Reasonable Person” Standard Help Keep Child Safety as the Bottom Line in Domestic Violence Cases

By Kristen Selleck, MSW, National Training Director Child welfare systems struggle with domestic violence cases for numerous reasons, but one of the biggest reasons is trying to balance child safety with good practice with parents. This struggle gets articulated in various ways; I’ve heard child welfare workers say “I understand […]

DMA Introduces Safe and Together Model Practice Tool Training at the National Differential Response Conference

During the week of October 21, 2013 David Mandel and Kristen Selleck presented at the 8th Annual Differential Response Conference hosted by the Kempe Center. The conference took place in beautiful Vail, Colorado. The Kempe Center is an international leader in child abuse prevention and is committed to supporting the […]