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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 2001

Evaluating the Outcomes of Domestic Violence Service Providers: Some Practical Considerations and Strategies

Author(s): Cris M. Sullivan, Carole Alexy
This document provides an overview of how to conceptualize and carry out program evaluation in domestic violence organizations. The authors include a discussion of how to design appropriate outcomes and collect data.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2000

Recommendations for Training TANF and Child Support Enforcement Staff about Domestic Violence

Author(s): Jill Davies
This paper provides an overview of legal and policy context for domestic violence training, presents suggestions for effective teaching, and defines the concept of a "basic response to domestic violence."
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2000

Supporting Battered Women's Economic Development: One Community's Effort

Author(s): Trish Bonica
This document discusses a process used in St. Louis, Missouri to support battered women's economic development. It explores ways that women's safety and well-being can be enhanced by access to income, financial resources, and opportunities to save money.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
November 2000

Building A Network Of Advocates Committed To Improving Battered Women's Economic Security

Features articles about the FVO advocacy efforts of the KS Coalition; the anti-poverty public policy initiatives underway at the AZ Coalition; and an economic literacy curriculum for adult women called Personal Economic Planning.
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  • General Material
November 2000

Cultural Issues Affecting Domestic Violence Service Utilization in Ethnic and Hard to Reach Populations

Author(s): Kirsten Senturia, Marianne Sullivan, Sandy Ciske, Sharyne Shiu-Thornton
This comprehensive report describes different cultural issues that may affect how different populations can and do use domestic violence services.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2000

Welfare, Poverty, and Abused Women: New Research and its Implications

Author(s): Eleanor Lyon
This summary of studies on domestic violence and TANF recipients explores their physical and mental health and work experience. It focuses on interference from their partners, barriers to work, the Family Violence Option, and the Child Support Exemption.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2000

The Battered Women's Movement - Transforming Our Vision To Meet Women's Needs: Reflections on Wisconsin's Experience

Author(s): Kathleen Krenek
Describes the process of Wisconsin domestic violence advocates to assess how well their programs and procedures were meeting the needs of battered women and their children. A Building Comprehensive Solutions to Domestic Violence project publication.
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  • General Material
July 2000

Safety and Sobriety: Best Practices in Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse

This manual outlines procedures that human service professionals can follow when they are facing clients living with both domestic violence and substance abuse, and provides guidance for forging collaborations between agencies.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
June 2000

Expanding Solutions for Domestic Violence and Poverty: What Battered Women with Abused Children Need from Their Advocates

Author(s): Susan Schechter
This paper uses examples from the child welfare system to raise questions about the limitations of current DV advocacy strategies for low-income women. The paper challenges the U.S. traditional battered women's movement to expand its solutions.
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  • General Material
April 2000

Are You or is Anyone You Know a Battered Woman? / Para Mujeres ¿Es Tu Vida Complicada?

This two-sided five-panel brochure presents information in Spanish (en Español) on one side and in English on the other, and was developed for use in local domestic violence programs and other organizations that provide services to victims of abuse.
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  • General Material
April 2000

Public Opinion and the Criminal Justice System: Building Support for Sex Offender Management Programs

It will address three areas of interest: why the public's perspective is important; how leadership in different states has benefited from studies of public opinion about crime and criminal justice issues; and why it is essential that the criminal justice system view the public as a partner rather than an adversary or simply a group of consumers.
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  • General Material
March 2000

Engaging Advocates and Other Victim Service Providers in the Community Management of Sex Offenders

The purpose of this brief is to provide information, ideas, and resources that will encourage agencies managing sex offenders in the community to consider the benefits and feasibility of involving victim advocates and other victim service providers in their work.