CT DCF Domestic Violence Consultation Initiative

April 8, 2012

The value of Multi-Disciplinary Teams reviewing serious domestic violence cases involving children: One Connecticut’s team’s experience

by David Mandel, MA, LPC In the past three decades, Connecticut, like other states, has struggled to respond effectively to the rise of reported child abuse […]
April 4, 2011

New Connecticut Department of Children and Families Commissioner outlines her position on domestic violence

On March 21, 2011,  Connecticut’s new Department of Children and Families Commissioner Joette Katz sent out an all staff memo regarding the agency’s approach to domestic […]
September 9, 2010

CT Appellate Court cites Safe and Together model in sustaining termination of parental rights of domestic violence perpetrator

by David Mandel In re: Jaime S. was an opinion issued by the Connecticut Appellate Court on April 27, 2010 regarding the termination of parental rights […]
September 29, 2009

Domestic violence training for supervisors produces some positive results

by David Mandel “In child welfare cases involving domestic violence, supervision plays a critical role in determining the quality and consistency of case practice.   The expectations […]
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