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The Corner of Intimate Partner Violence and Child Welfare

  • The New School University Center 63 5th Avenue, Room L105 New York, NY, 10003 United States (map)

The panel is made up of survivors of domestic/intimate partner violence and child witnesses who will provide their perspective on being a survivor and the response by the Administration of Children's Services (ACS) to their domestic violence experience. Panelists will give recommendations on how child welfare officials can better respond to and assist survivors and their children. 

Panelists include:

  • Katherine M. Gerald, Child Welfare Campaign Chair, Voices of Women
  • Johnnie Lee Fielder, Child Witness to Intimate Partner Violence

  • Dana Hanuszczak, EMT, CASAC-P, Community-Organizer for Membership/Meetings, Voices of Women

  • Hope Lyzette Newton, Steering Committee Chair, Voices of Women

  • Nedene Simon, Board Member, Voices of Women

  • Sabra Simon, Child Witness to Intimate Partner Violence

Moderator: Tracey D. Little, LCSW, CASAC, Board Chair, Voices of Women