Using Data in Domestic Violence Work: Spotlight on the West Virginia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

April 12, 2016

Professionals in the domestic violence field looking to build individual or organizational data and evaluation capacity are often interested in learning about how others have used data to inform their work. As part of an evidence-based pilot program, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody (Resource Center) worked with two pilot sites that had programs or practices already in place that could benefit from enhanced data collection, evaluation, and general capacity building. This snapshot highlights the experiences of the West Virginia Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WVCADV) in using existing data to understand better the impacts of local policy changes and training programs designed to increase awareness of those changes.