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Special Collection

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
March 2017

Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project 2016: 13th Annual Report

This report by the Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project takes a closer look at the suicide-homicide connection. Perpetrators attempted or completed suicide in 38% of cases reviewed by the Project and 37% of perpetrators had threatened or attempted suicide in incidents that occurred prior to the homicide.
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.
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  • 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.
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  • General Material
January 2015

The Misuse of Police Powers in Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

Author(s): Diane Wetendorf, Dottie L. Davis
This document explores how the power and authority granted to officers to protect the public can lead to the abuse of their power. Recommendations are provided for advocates working with survivors whose batterers are in law enforcement.
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  • General Material
January 2015

Developing Policy on Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

Author(s): Diane Wetendorf, Dottie L. Davis
This article discusses various elements that may be considered by police administrators and victim advocates for inclusion in a policy on officer-involved domestic violence.
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  • 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

Tough Talk: What boys need to know about relationship abuse

Highlights several training tools and background information for use in promoting men's involvement in the movement to end violence against women. Also included are educational materials to support the teaching of non-violence to boys and young men.
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
January 2014

Images, Consent, & Abuse

Billions of images are captured, uploaded online, and distributed electronically every day. This handout discusses safety, privacy, and legal issues around the intersection of abuse and assault, consent, and privacy.
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.