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  • 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
May 2013

Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services Final Report

This Final Report provides a set of findings and broad recommendations, informed by stakeholder forums and literature reviews, that form a framework for strategic, transformative change. It outlines ways the field can overcome the obstacles it faces and change how it meets victims' needs and addresses those who perpetrate crime.
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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.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Can Forgiveness Play a Role in Criminal Justice?

Author(s): Paul Tullis
This article describes how parents of a domestic violence victim (Ann) coped with her murder by her boyfriend (Conor) and ultimately used the process of restorative justice (controversial in domestic violence cases) to find forgiveness with the help of their strong religious beliefs and religious support system.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Technology, Teen Dating Violence and Abuse, and Bullying

Author(s): Janine M. Zweig, Meredith Dank, Pamela Lachman, Jennifer Yahner
This study examines the role of youth technology use in teen dating violence and abuse and bullying and expand knowledge about the types of violence and abuse experiences youth have, the extent of victimization and perpetration via technology and new media, and how the experience of such cyber abuse within teen dating relationships or through bullying relates to other life factors.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Fox in the Henhouse: A Study of Police Officers Arrested for Crimes Associated with Domestic and/or Family Violence

Author(s): Philip M. Stinson, John Liederbach
This study provides empirical data on cases of officer-involved domestic violence (OIDV). It identifies and describes cases in which police were arrested for criminal offenses associated with an incident of family and/or domestic violence through a content analysis of published newspaper articles. The study includes a discussion regarding OIDV police crime and policy implications.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • General Material
June 2012

Domestic Violence Fatalities Involving Native People in Washington State

This brief presents data on homicides in Washington State involving Native American victims and perpetrators, and domestic violence homicides on tribal land.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
June 2012

Practical Considerations for Parenting Interventions for Men who Batter

Author(s): Katreena Scott, Fernando Mederos
This Applied Research paper provides an overview of the practical considerations related to parenting interventions programs for men who batter. These include questions about program length and organization, referral routes, specific program content, and nature of collaboration between agencies.
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  • General Material
April 2012

Holding Abusers Accountable: An Elder Abuse Forensic Center Increases Criminal Prosecution of Financial Exploitation

Author(s): Adria E. Navarro, Zachary D. Gassoumis, Kathleen H. Wilber
This article describes a study that examined the effectiveness of an elder abuse forensic center compared with usual handlings to increase prosecution of of elder financial exploitation cases.