Domestic Violence: Intervention

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This Brief is designed to help teachers, parents, and other caregivers support young children’s social and emotional development. Includes examples that illustrate how practical strategies might be used in a variety of early childhood settings.
Authors: T. Bovey & P. Strain
Provides an analysis of domestic violence prevention efforts and presents recommendations for promising approaches. Strategies to close gaps in efforts to effectively prevent IPV in the lives of adolescents and young adults are identified.
Authors: Ann Rosewater
February 2000
This is Issue Brief #8 in a series based on a growing body of research that suggests that successful policies for families must take into account the needs of children when addressing the needs of parents and the needs of parents when addressing the needs of children.
Authors: Jane Knitzer
Updated October 2015
The Resource Guide was developed for relationship and marriage educators and program administrators to help them understand and respond to domestic violence issues that may arise within their programs.
Authors: Anne Menard
This article describes the challenges in prosecuting for elder abuse, laws that specifically protect elders, and offers suggestion for improving the handling of elder abuse cases. A collaborative and multidisciplinary approach is emphasized.
Authors: Sarah B. Berson
May 2015
This report highlights process evaluation findings from six of the eight sites participating in the Defending Childhood Demonstration Program, a national initiative that the Department of Justice funds and OJJDP supports to address children’s exposure to violence.
Authors: Rachel Swaner, Lama Hassoun Ayoub, Elise Jensen, and Michael Rempel
This website discusses the importance of protecting your identity from abusers. It provides readers specific measures to take to ensure protection of their identity.
Authors: National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
January 2006
This website provides information about Housing and DV. Topics include help with permanent housing and the Homelessness Act of 2002.
Authors: Women's Aid
Articles that supplement the Slavery Convention of 1926 are written to be more inclusive and clear within the language of anti-slavery legislation.
Authors: United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
The Palermo Protocol is aimed at suppressing the crime of human trafficking, providing protection for victims, and punishing offenders.
Authors: United Nations