Domestic Violence: Intervention

This area contains information on the development and delivery of safe and appropriate services for victims of domestic violence and their children, offering tools for advocates or counselors in community-based domestic violence programs as well as helping professionals in human service arenas or institutional settings who encounter domestic violence victimization in their work. Materials explore approaches addressing intersecting life circumstances or co-occurring issues.

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Updated August 2009
This paper discusses how to implement comprehensive safety planning for battered women using a woman-defined model. Discusses batterer-generated and life-generated risks, and the role of advocates in supporting safety planning strategies.
Authors: Jill Davies
This easily accessible resource offers guidance for survivors in planning for safety when digital abuse, stalking, harassment, or monitoring is occurring.
Authors: Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence
This handout provides information for victims of domestic violence to protect themselves from further injury and allow brain injuries to heal.
Authors: Sue Parry and Judith Avner
This page provides safety planning tools for both professionals and survivors of abuse in later life.
Authors: National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life
This resource offers information related to safety planning tips for victims of domestic violence with a TBI, including a bibliography and a full PowerPoint presentation on TBI and domestic violence.
Authors: Sue Parry
January 2013
This fact sheet provides information related to safety planning with transgender and gender non-conforming individuals who are experiencing intimate partner violence. The fact sheet includes components of safety planning as well as information on ways safety planning with transgender and gender non-conforming individuals differ from safety planning with non-transgender clients.
Authors: FORGE
This safety plan is designed to help adults with physical disabilities who have been or may be abused by an intimate partner, spouse, adult child, or other family member, personal assistant or caregiver.
Authors: National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL)
January 2013
This guide provides an overview of intimate partner violence and safety planning for transgender and gender non-conforming individuals, including step-by-step information on laying the groundwork, staying safe at home, packing an emergency bag, financial planning, safe havens, staying safe in a new home, job and public safety, orders of protection, protecting children and pets, and emotional support.
Authors: FORGE
This handout developed for survivors of domestic and sexual violence provides tips for the safer use of computers and cell phones. It reviews privacy settings, passwords, GPS tracking, and documentation.
Authors: The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence and The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
This document outlines the similarities and differences between intimate partner violence in LGBT relationships versus heterosexual relationships, and discusses barriers to service that are specific to LGBT survivors.
Authors: Ashley Taranto