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Safety planning can also be done with children. Studies show that safety plans that address the needs of adult victims and their children together are more effective and more likely to be maintained by the family after service providers are no longer involved.
As with any
safety. Plans are a mechanism to
keeping the victim and children safe. A safety
plan must be realistic, simple, and age-appropriate when
applied to children. A thorough safety plan can take several
hours to develop. It does not necessarily have to be written
down. You will find all the information you need to put a
plan together in the the links on the previous page.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
or TTY 1-800-787-3224 http://www.thehotline.org
International Directory of Domestic Violence Agencies (in 90
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