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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.

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August 2004

Identifying and Responding to Domestic Violence: Consensus Recommendations for Child and Adolescent Health

This document highlights the need for child health care providers to become actively involved in domestic violence prevention and provides recommendations for regular and universal screening for domestic violence in child health care settings.
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  • General Material
August 2004

Towards Ending Violence Against Women in South Asia

Author(s): Mona Mehta
This paper describes VAW in South Asian context. It discusses the policy initiatives made internationally and how these policies have yielded little action in this region. Core challenges in addressing VAW in this region are discussed and suggestions are offered for way ahead.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
August 2004

Girls and Violence: Is the Gender Gap Closing?

Author(s): Meda Chesney-Lind
As the publics concern about girls' aggression and violence is rising, this document reviews the objective evidence regarding youthful female violence, makes suggestions about what is occurring, and suggests ways to address the issue positively.
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  • General Material
July 2004

Coping after a homicide: A guide for family & friends

This handbook is intended to assist family and friends of homicide victims in their grieving process and to explain what lies ahead with respect to the criminal case.
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  • General Material
June 2004

Domestic Violence and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Severity for Participants of a Domestic Violence Rehabilitation Program

Author(s): April A Gerlock
This article describes participants of a domestic violence program, the program design, and the completers and non-completers of the program. The article examines the correlation between PTSD, DV and history of violence in the family of origin.
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June 2004

A Balanced Collaboration: How Vermont Built a Protocol for Law Enforcement Response to Children and Domestic Violence

Author(s): Jane M. Sadusky
This paper provides a starting point for other communities to explore their own response to children at domestic violence incidents, as well as an approach that can be used to examine other aspects of intervention.
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  • General Material
June 2004

Preventing and Responding to Abuse of Elders in Indian Country

This document provides an overview of the problem of elder abuse among the Native American population. Challenges to providing services and current initiatives are also discussed.
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  • General Material
June 2004

A Review of the Literature: Elder Abuse in Indian County - Research, Policy, and Practice

This document describes the nature and extent of elder abuse in Indian country, what is being done about it, and identifies promising approaches and practices for addressing the problem.
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  • General Material
June 2004

Advocates and Fatality Reviews

Author(s): Margaret Hobart
This document describes the “System Analysis” approach. “This approach avoids blaming individuals and instead focuses on the analysis of systems and institutions with the goal of creating lasting changes.”
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
June 2004

Teen Dating Violence: Information and Resources

An introduction to the dynamics, prevalence and consequences of teen dating violence, this packet examines current provision of support services for teens and presents information about a variety of promising prevention /intervention strategies.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
May 2004

Sexual Victimization in Indian Country: Barriers and Resources for Native Women Seeking Help

Author(s): Sherry Hamby
This document summarizes the barriers facing and resources available to American Indian victims of sexual victimization, with a focus on systemic barriers found in the organizations and communities most likely to serve native women.
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April 2004

Model Protocol on Working with Friends and Family of Domestic Violence Victims

Author(s): Connie Burk
This manual provides guidance around beginning or enhancing work with friends or family of survivors as primary supports in his/her life.