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How Domestic Violence Intersects With Child Abuse

States have a duty to properly define both, in order to protect victims.

As a former victim, I wonder:

How equipped are state and local victim assistance systems to identify and respond to child psychological/emotional abuse and its intersection with domestic violence?

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Photo by 🇸🇮 Janko Ferlič — @specialdaddy on Unsplash

Jess*

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“…however haunting those brittle final seconds, the loss will come to be defined by the buildup of years to come.”

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A Mobius Strip, from Smithsonian Magazine

Fostering holographic perspectives on sticky topics. Trauma researcher, author of The Strangler Fig: Essays on Growth After Trauma, for release Summer 2021

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