Domestic Violence: Intervention

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A teaching aid for the professor planning a lecture or workshop on how woman abuse affects infants, toddlers, children and teenagers. Background resource material is provided to aid in preparation for a lecture or workshop.
Authors: Linda Baker & Alison Cunningham
This paper discusses the efforts of the Community Intervention Evaluation (CIE) project to conduct a program evaluation with a focus on measuring the influence of a BIP on social norms by examining changes in the criminal justice system.
Authors: Red Crowley
This document presents a review of ten UNFPA-supported projects from ten countries to identify what works in programs to address violence against women, particularly in terms of community ownership and sustainability of projects.
Authors: United Nations Population Fund
This second volume reviews eight programs that address different forms of violence against women to identify what works in programming to address violence against women.
Authors: United Nations Population Fund
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