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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 1998

Incidence Rates of Violence Against Women: A Comparison of the Redesigned National Crime Victimization Survey and the 1985 National Family Violence Survey

Author(s): Ronet Bachman
This document highlights the differences between two of the largest U.S. surveys that attempt to measure violence against women, and explores the factors that attribute to the differences in incidence rates of violence in each study.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 1998

Building Opportunities for Battered Women's Safety and Self-Sufficiency

Author(s): Jill Davies
This practice paper provides background information about domestic violence and describes options battered women need available to them in order to be safe and more economically independent.
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  • General Material
January 1998

Homicide at Home

Author(s): Margaret Hobart
This document describes the Washington State Domestic Violence Fatality Review model and the rationale behind it.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 1998

Family Violence Protocol Development for TANF and Child Support Agencies

Author(s): Jill Davies
This paper provides detailed guidance on developing family violence protocols within welfare settings. It is written to assist domestic violence advocates and state administrators implementing PRWORA
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 1997

Poverty, Welfare and Battered Women: What Does the Research Tell Us?

The paper explores what we know and don't know about the prevalence of dv among poor women and women receiving welfare; the connections that can be drawn between welfare and dv; and the effects of dv on women receiving welfare benefits.
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  • General Material
  • General Material
  • General Material
November 1997

Responding to Domestic Violence in Disaster: Guidelines for Women's Services and Disaster Practitioners

Author(s): Elaine Enarson
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.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 1997

Substance Abuse and Woman Abuse by Male Partners

Author(s): Larry Bennett
The author examines various perspectives regarding the relationship between substance abuse and violence, explores research on substance abuse by batterers, discusses substance abuse by battered women, and includes recommendations for interventions.
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  • General Material
July 1997

In Their Own Words: Trauma survivors and professionals they trust tell what hurts, what helps, and what is needed for trauma services

Author(s): Ann Jenings, Ruth O. Ralph
Both survivors of abuse and the professionals they trust give voice in this book to their experiences with individuals, organizations, and systems that have been shaped and influenced in such a way that they frequently harm, rather than help, the individuals they serve. Readers will be moved by their accounts of what hurts, what helps, and what is needed from our service systems for healing and recovery.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 1997

The New Welfare Law: Child Support Enforcement

Author(s): Jill Davies
Provides a brief overview of family violence issues in the context of child support enforcement and the establishment of paternity, including the identification of key issues for states and Indian Tribes.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 1997

The New Welfare Law: State Implementation and Use of the Family Violence Option

Author(s): Jill Davies
This paper explores the impact of implementing the U.S. federal welfare law, PRWORA of 1996. It looks at how the use of the FVO and the federal block grant program, TANF, might effect battered women and their children.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 1996

The New Welfare Law: Implications for Battered Women, Introduction to the Law

Author(s): Jill Davies
Provides basic introduction to the U.S. federal welfare law, PRWORA of 1996 - provides information about this "welfare law" and its potential effects on battered women and their children.
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  • General Material
September 1996

The Relationship Between Domestic Violence and Child Abuse

Cites surveys and reports published between 1987 and 1996, briefly describing: what is domestic violence; what is child abuse; how does domestic violence affect children; and similarities/correlations between domestic violence and/or child abuse.