Domestic Violence: Intervention

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July 2005
This guide presents a series of model legislative provisions that state legislators can use to create either a comprehensive state anti-trafficking law or to begin with one or more of the recommended legislative initiatives.
Authors: National Institute on State Policy on Trafficking of Women & Girls of the Center for Women Policy St
This resource contains information and suggestions to make domestic violence services more accessible for immigrant women.
Authors: Futures Without Violence
The time that Latinas spend in shelter provides a great opportunity to expand their existing supports; and domestic violence agencies must be instrumental in creating community-based support systems. This article explores the elements of survivor-centered advocacy from a culturally specific perspective.
Authors: Lupe Serrano
This report summarizes the findings of a study investigating disaster impacts, preparedness and response in US and Canadian domestic violence programs. As a pilot study for future research, the survey provides baseline data and identifies emergent issues.
Authors: Elaine Enarson
November 1997
This report summarizes the findings of a study investigating disaster impacts, preparedness and response in U.S. and Canadian domestic violence programs.
Authors: Elaine Enarson
These guidelines aim to provide evidence-based guidance to health-care providers on the appropriate responses to intimate partner violence and sexual violence against women, including clinical interventions and emotional support.
Authors: World Health Organization
Revised June 2011
This workbook was developed to assist communities in building a coordinated response to elder abuse.
Authors: Jane Sadusky and Candace Heisler
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