Social connectedness is one of the Five Domains of Wellbeing necessary for individual, family and community wellbeing.
Leveraging Social Networks to Support Survivors of Domestic Violence (.pdf)
Presented at the International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, July 2010.
Presented as a webinar for the Foundation Review. June 23, 2011
Goodman, L. and Smyth, K.F. (2011). A call for a social network-oriented approach to services for survivors of intimate partner violence. Psychology of Violence 1 (2), 79-92.
Smyth, K.F. (2011). Leveraging social networks in direct services: are foundations doing all they can? The Foundation Review 2 (4), 101-118.
You will also find more information about the importance of social connectedness in some of the articles on working with people facing multiple challenges and the intersection of issues, co-authored by FFI founder and CEO, Katya Fels Smyth.
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