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Homicide / Lethality Content Topic Results

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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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The Facts on Guns and Domestic Violence

This brief fact sheet provides statistics related to the lethal combination of guns and domestic violence - injuring and killing women every day in the United States.
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Domestic Violence and Probation

Author(s): Fernando Mederos
This article offers specialized management techniques that probation officers can use to monitor batterers and intervene in domestic violence cases more effectively.
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Young Children and Grief

This resource describes common aspects of the grieving and mourning process for young children, and common feelings that a young child may experience as part of that process.
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Keeping Safe: A Workbook for Developing Safety Plans

This workbook is designed to help women focus on behaviors and activities relative to their fundamental safety, helping to highlight the complex network of needs and problems each woman may encounter, her survival skills and strengths, and how she can or has already used them to prioritize the difficult areas of her life.
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Domestic Violence Fatalities in Pennsylvania - 2015

Each year, PCADV tracks and reports on domestic violence-related fatalities in Pennsylvania. In 2015, the number of victims included 68 women and 45 men.
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Facts About Intimate Partner Strangulation

This brief fact sheet includes basic information prepared by the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women, a state that pioneered the prosecution of felony strangulation cases.
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Beyond Statistics: Intimate Partner Homicides 2005-2007, The High Price of Domestic Violence in New Hampshire

Using media reports, this document provides information about the intimate partner related homicides that occurred between January 2005 and October 2007 in the state of New Hampshire.
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Supporting Someone Who is Grieving

This document offers suggestions on how friends and family members might support a someone who is grieving.
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Praxis Safety & Accountability Audit Tool Kit

This toolkit is a critical how-to guide for communities assessing their institutional responses to violence against women.
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Elder Abuse Fatality Review Teams: A Replication Manual

Author(s): Lori A. Stiegel
This manual emphasizes the need for a multidisciplinary Elder Abuse Fatality Review Team (EA-FRT), discusses various issues and challenges that EA-FRT may face, and presents suggestions for addressing these challenges.
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The Ontario Domestic Assault Risk Assessment (ODARA) & Domestic Violence Risk Appraisal Guide (DVRAG)

These tools comprise a coherent actuarial system to assesses how likely a man is to assault his partner again, and how his risk compares with that of other abusers.
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Indiana Domestic Violence Fatality Review Report 2009-2010

In the two-year period of 2009-2010, 116 women, children and men died in Indiana when domestic abuse escalated to lethal levels of violence. The goal of this report is to publicly acknowledge these deaths, learn from them, and implement strategies designed to prevent future violence.