The CarolAnn Peterson papers, circa 1998-2000, consist of correspondence, publications, and reports documenting Ms. Peterson's
work to establish medical protocols, policies and services for victims of domestic violence. The papers document, in the
form of conference agendas, speaker information, and related materials, the work that the Family Violence Protection Fund,
the California Institute of Mental Health, and Children and Families worked jointly at the state level to assist counties
with welfare reform. Also included is domestic violence program information within CalWORKS. CarolAnn Peterson was a legislative
advocate who participated in meetings at the state level that resulted in the current domestic violence policies in California.
The use of archival materials for on-site research does not constitute permission from the California Social Welfare Archives
to publish them. Copyright has not been assigned to the California Social Welfare Archives, and the researcher is instructed
to obtain permission from the copyright holder to quote from or publish manuscripts in the CSWA's collections.