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Special Collection
November 2009

Resources Addressing the Perpetration of Sexual Violence

This collection provides resources that address the topics of sex offender risk, assessment, management, treatment, and supervision.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
October 2015

American Roulette: Murder-Suicide in the United States, Fifth Edition

This is the fifth edition of the VPC’s American Roulette: Murder-Suicide in the United States. The study analyzes news reports of murder-suicides for the six-month period January 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014. To the VPC’s knowledge, it is the largest and most comprehensive analysis available on murder-suicide in the United States.
Materials
  • General Material
August 2015

Key Findings: Rethinking Serial Perpetration

Although it is clear that a subset of perpetrators do commit multiple acts of rape over time, the research suggests that most perpetrators do not chronically offend over time. Instead, perpetrators are much more heterogeneous in terms of their risk factors, methods of coercion, and pattern of offending over time.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2014

Eight Things Everyone Should Know About Sexual Abuse & Sexual Offending

This fact sheet answers some of the following questions: Can sex offenders be cured? Does sex offender treatment really work?
Materials
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
May 2014

A Roadmap to Risk Assessment: ODARA and Maine’s CCR

Author(s): Faye Luppl, Julia Colpitts
This webinar describes the process leading to the recommendation that Maine risk assessment practice be updated to include the Ontario Domestic Assault Risk Assessment (ODARA) tool.
Materials
January 2014

Stand4Respect

The Stand4Respect campaign is a joint effort of the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence’s prevention team and of the Coalition’s Youth Council because “we believe that we are most effective when youth and adults work together to develop cool and relevant prevention plans.”
Materials
  • General Material
September 2013

Policy Implications of Recognizing that Caregiver Stress is Not the Primary Cause of Elder Abuse

Author(s): Bonnie Brandl, Jane Raymond
Studies show the causes of elder abuse to be wide-ranging, and not necessarily an outcome of caregiver stress. This paper discusses how seeing caregiver stress as a primary cause of abuse has unintended and detrimental consequences that affect the efforts to end this widespread problem.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2013

Parental Alienation Syndrome and Parental Alienation: A Research Review

Author(s): Joan S. Meier
This Applied Research paper provides a historical and research overview of Parental Alienation Syndrome and Parental Alienation, identifies strategic issues for advocates working with victims, and offers guidelines to improve courts’ treatment of these issues.
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  • General Material
April 2013

A Multi-Site Assessment of Court-Focused Elder Abuse Initiatives

Author(s): Lori A. Stiegel, Pamela B. Teaster
This 2011 American Bar Association Study demonstrates that court-focused elder abuse initiatives enhance access to justice for victims and offer benefits to courts and other agencies.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2013

Why do Some Men use Violence Against Women and How Can We Prevent It?: Quantitative findings from the United Nations multi-country study on men and violence in Asia and the Pacific

Author(s): Rachel Jewkes, James Lang
This report shares the results of a study conducted in Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Papua New Guinea. It explores the prevalence of mens use of violence against women in the survey sites, and shows what factors make men more or less likely to use violence.
Materials
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
October 2012

With Impunity: Men & Gender Violence

Author(s): Michael Paymar, Laura Goodman
The documentary With Impunity: Men & Gender Violence, examines realities and options for ending violence against women. The beliefs about manhood that allow men to exploit and use violence against women are ingrained in our culture. Impunity engages the thinking of leading historians, sociologists and practitioners to examine our past, cultural realities and options for ending gender-based violence.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
June 2012

Parenting Interventions for Men Who Batter

Author(s): Katreena Scott, Fernando Mederos
This Applied Research paper provides an overview of the research on the commonalities and controversies surrounding parenting interventions programs for men who batter with an emphasis on improving outcomes for women and child survivors of domestic violence.