Screening and Assessment in TANF\Welfare-to-Work: Ten Important Questions TANF Agencies and Their Partners Should Consider. Domestic Violence Screening Questionnaire (Montana)


Barriers Identified
Domestic Violence

Number and Types of Questions
Six 'yes' or 'no' questions asking about physical or sexual harm, fear of partner, restrictions on working or money, threats to the client or children, and past history in a shelter.

Target Population
TANF clients statewide

Methodological Information
Not available

It is a self-administered paper and pencil tool. The tool is only used if a concern about domestic violence is detected from the initial multibarrier Pathways/Community Service Screening Guide (P/CSSG). One or more 'yes' answer requires a referral to the Domestic Violence Coalition Counselor AND a Family Strengthening Activity coded on the participant's Family Investment Agreement.


Source or Publisher
Montana Department of Health and Human Services
Child and Family Services Division

State(s) Believed to be Using

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