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  • General Material
January 2000

Safety Planning: A Guide for Individuals with Physical Disabilities

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This safety plan is designed to help adults with physical disabilities who have been or may be abused by an intimate partner, spouse, adult child, or other family member, personal assistant or caregiver.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 2000

Lethality Assessment Tools: A Critical Analysis

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This document critiques several lethality assessment tools and examines the link between these instruments and research on domestic homicide. Discusses the antecedents of lethal violence and utility of dangeousness assessment tools in promoting safety.
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  • General Material
January 2000

Offender Risk Assessment

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While there are many different methods of risk assessment, they tend to fall into two broad categories: clinical and actuarial (Milner & Campbell, 1995; Grubin, 1999). Clinical prediction requires the observation of an offender by a psychiatrists or a psychologist; clinicians assess risk based on their professional training, theoretical knowledge and experience with offenders.
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  • General Material
January 2000

Lifetime Spiral of Gender Violence

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This document is an illustration describing the violence that may happen throughout the lives of Asian and Pacific Islander women during the life stages of infancy, childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, adulthood and later life.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2000

Field Manual for Mental Health and Human Service Workers in Major Disasters

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Describes survivor reactions, at-risk populations, counseling, referrals, and stress prevention and management.
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  • General Material
December 1999

Population Reports: Ending Violence Against Women

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This publication discusses gender-based violence from a feminist-based, ecological perspective. It examines the dynamics of abuse, cultural context, impact on women's health & how health care providers can contribute to social change efforts.
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  • General Material
December 1999

Beyond Victim Blaming: Feminist Therapy and Battered Women

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This article describes feminist therapy as "a supportive process that emphasizes self-determination, equality and respect, and encompasses socio-cultural explanations for intimate violence."
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  • General Material
October 1999

Preventing Domestic Violence: Clinical Guidelines on Routine Screening

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This article presents clinical guidelines on routine screening for domestic violence by primary health care providers. Appendices include a glossary of terms, suggested screening questions, and a sample domestic violence screening documentation form.
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  • General Material
September 1999

OJJDP Juvenile Justice Bulletin: Family Disruption and Delinquency

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This bulletin is part of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Youth Development Series, which presents findings from the Program of Research on the Causes and Correlates of Delinquency. This bulletin discusses findings that indicate the composition of families is one aspect of family life that is consistently associated with delinquency.
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  • General Material
May 1999

Somewhere to Turn: Making Domestic Violence Services Accessible to Battered Immigrant Women, Chapter 1: Overview of Domestic Violence and Battered Immigrant Issues

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This chapter provides information about domestic violence in immigrant communities, including the power and control dynamics and the barriers faced by immigrant women in accessing services for domestic violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
April 1999

Evaluations of Advocacy Efforts to End Intimate Male Violence Against Women

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This document discusses four evaluations of community advocacy efforts and identifies the need for both individual and systems-focused advocacy in order to create an effective and comprehensive community response to battered women.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
April 1999

Problems Associated with Children's Witnessing of Domestic Violence

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Discusses children's problems associated with exposure and factors that influence the degree of those problems. The author offers a critique of the research methods used to study child witnessing and explores policy implications of the data on this issue.