Domestic Violence: Intervention

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June 2011
This set of self-assessment tools was developrd to assist communities in evaluating practices within and across key intervening agencies and in building a coordinated response to elder abuse.
Authors: Candance Heisler
January 2013
In 2010, the Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) provided funding to the Northern California Tribal Court Coalition (NCTCC) to plan and implement a domestic violence court, with the aim of improving access to justice for Tribal members with domestic violence cases.
Authors: Bryan A. Herrschaft Stephanie Dolan
Designed in collaboration with religious leaders from countries around the world, this toolkit offers religious leaders, faith communities and Inter-religious Councils the practical resources and tools to carry out awareness, prevention and advocacy programs to help end to violence against women.
Authors: Religions for Peace
November 2003
This documents provides an overview of fatality review, highlighting how this tool may help reduce intimate partner homicide.
Authors: Neil Websdale
Este manual ofrece información básica y esencial sobre nuestros derechos, el funcionamiento del sistema de protección para sobrevivientes de la violencia doméstica, y como trabajar para sobrepasar las barreras que existen en la sociedad que impiden que inmigrantes sobrevivientes de la violencia doméstica obtengan la protección necesaria contra el abuso.
Authors: Sonia Parras Konrad
February 2006
This bibliography includes resource guides, articles, websites, and books related to domestic violence in rural communities.
Authors: National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
August 2000
This paper provides a brief overview and synthesis of recent efforts to improve the health care response to domestic violence in rural communities. Includes literature review and model practices and/or programs for identified key policy issues.
Authors: Rhonda M. Johnson, MPH, CFNP
April 2013
Part of the Population Policy Brief Series, this brief examines the common barriers that rural survivors face in building economic security, escaping or recovering from victimization, and seeking support and justice.
Authors: Wider Opportunities for Women
Updated June 2008
The guide is designed to help prosecutors, victim advocates, and policymakers understand the state of victim/witness assistance in rural communities.
Authors: American Prosecutors Research Institute (APRI)
This fact sheet includes statistics on the prevalence of domestic violence in rural communities, unique barriers to services, and characteristics of rural abusers. Also describes legislation to fund programs to protect rural victims.
Authors: National Coalition Against Domestic Violence