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November 2010

Telling Amy's Story

This is the 15 minute version of a full-length film that follows the timeline of a domestic violence homicide that occurred in central Pennsylvania on November 8, 2001. This story illustrates the importance of the fatality review process in the prevention of intimate partner homicide.
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July 2010

Lifecourse Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence and Help-Seeking among Filipina, Indian, and Pakistan Women: Implications for Justice System Responses

Author(s): Mieko Yoshihama, Deborah Bybee, Firoza Chic Dabby, Juliane Blazevski
This report presents research findings on Asian battered women's help-seeking from the Criminal Justice system (CJS) and other programs and offers recommendations to the CJS for enhancing their responses to IPV in Asian communities.
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June 2010

The Killing Must Stop: Death at the Hands of the Person You Love - Findings and Recommendations of the Louisiana Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project

Author(s): Kami E. Geoffray
This report presents the findings from a Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project (DVFR) that has been underway since 2005 in the state of Louisiana.
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March 2010

Domestic Violence Fatality Review in Indian Country

Author(s): Matthew Dale
This article, which begins on page 8 of the NDVFRI’s Fatality Review Bulletin, provides information on conducting fatality reviews with American Indian tribes in Montana.
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February 2010

Shattered Lives: Homicides, Domestic Violence and Asian Families

Author(s): Firoza Chic Dabby, Hetana Patel, Grace Poore
This report analyzes 160 cases of domestic violence related homicides in Asian families based on newspaper clippings and information from advocates for a six-year period (from 2000 to 2005).
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September 2009

The Kentucky Civil Protective Order Study: A Rural and Urban Multiple Perspective Study of Protective Order Violation Consequences, Responses, & Costs

Author(s): TK Logan, Robert Walker, William Hoyt, Teri Faragher
This study addresses several gaps in the research literature on civil protective orders by examining protective order effectiveness, enforcement, and cost effectiveness.
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June 2009

Keeping Women Alive - Assessing the Danger

Author(s): Kathleen Cairns, Irene Hoffart
This report shares results of an action based research project on Danger Assessment useage in nine Alberta shelters over a two year period. Fourteen (14) practice-focused recommendations are provided in this report.
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June 2009

"Bring the Gun or You'll Die:" Torture, Rape, and Other Serious Human Rights Violations by Kenyan Security Forces in the Mandera Triangle

This report documents rampant abuses during the operation and provides detailed accounts of the events in four of the 10 communities that were targeted.
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April 2009

Inventory of Spousal Violence Risk Assessment Tools Used in Canada

Author(s): Allison Millar, Ruth Code, Lisa Ha
This report provides descriptions and analyses of assessment tools, investigative checklists, and protocols used by criminal justice personnel in Canada to measure risk in domestic violence cases.
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March 2009

Model Form - In the Event of My Death

This form is meant to provide guidance for programs regarding confidentiality and releasing of information in the event of a program participant’s death.
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February 2009

Webinar - Now That We Know: How to Use the Domestic Violence Fatality Review Report to Mobilize Change

Author(s): Jake Fawcett
This is a 2-hour webinar presenting the findings and recommendations from the 2008 report “Now That We Know” by the Washington State Domestic Violence Fatality Review.
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January 2009

Intimate Partner Violence: Development of a Brief Risk Assessment for the Emergency Department

Author(s): Carolyn Snider, Daniel Webster, Chris O'Sullivan, Jacquelyn Campbell
The objective of this study was to use data from a larger study of domestic violence risk assessment methods to develop a brief assessment for acute care settings to identify victims at highest risk for suffering severe injury or potentially lethal assault by an intimate partner or former partner.