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August 2008

Overview of Domestic Violence (DV) Risk Assessment Instruments (Frequently Asked Questions)

Author(s): Kristin Bechtel, Bill Woodward
This paper describes several risk assessment instruments available to the corrections community, and addresses frequently asked questions regarding implementation and other considerations.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
February 2008

Restorative Justice Responses to Sexual Assault

Author(s): Mary P. Koss, Mary Achilles
This Applied Research paper examines restorative justice for sexual assault from the perspective of survivors. A large international literature promotes restorative justice options as satisfying and empowering to crime victims.
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January 2008

Validation Study of the Domestic Violence Screening Instrument (DVSI)

Author(s): John Hisashima
This report contains analyses of the Domestic Violence Screening Instrument (DVSI), indicating that the instrument is accurately classifying offenders based on risk.
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  • General Material
January 2008

Deconstructing Male Violence Against Women: The Men Stopping Violence Community-Accountability Model

Author(s): Ulester Douglas, Dick Bathrick, Phyllis Alesia Perry
Men Stopping Violence (MSV), a metro Atlanta-based organization that works to end male violence against women, uses an ecological, community-based accountability model as the foundation of its analysis of the problem of male violence against women and of its work with individuals and in communities.
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  • General Material
January 2008

Why Are Anti-sexist Men Confronting Violence Against Women?

This article describes the motivation and philosophy behind the work of NOMAS, who is devoted to ending the whole range of men’s violence, against women, against children, and against one another.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2007

Child Custody and Visitation Decisions in Domestic Violence Cases: Legal Trends, Risk Factors, and Safety Concerns (Revised 2007)

Author(s): Daniel G. Saunders, Karen Oehme
Describes major legal and social trends surrounding custody and visitation decisions and the social science evidence supporting the need to consider domestic violence. Recommendations for custody and visitation decisions are explored.
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  • General Material
July 2007

The Validity of Risk Assessments for Intimate Partner violence: A Meta-Analysis

Author(s): R. Karl Hanson, Leslie Helmus, Guy Bourgon
This meta-analysis reviews the predictive accuracy of different approaches and tools that are used to assess the risk of recidivism for male spousal assault offenders.
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April 2007

Female Officers as Victims of Police-Perpetrated Domestic Violence

Author(s): Diane Wetendorf
This article examines how the expectations and values of the female officer's profession and workplace culture influence her behavior and decisions regarding her abusive relationship.
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  • General Material
January 2007

Representing Victims of Police-Perpetrated Domestic Violence

Author(s): Diane Wetendorf
This document discusses some challenges in representing a victim of domestic violence whose batterer is a police officer.
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  • General Material
January 2007

Concepts in Creating Culturally Responsive Services for Supervised Visitation Centers

This resource focuses on how to become a culturally responsive organization, particularly in terms of visitation practices for families who have experienced intimate partner violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
  • General Material
December 2006

Treatment of Adult Sex Offenders

Author(s): Robert Prentky, Barbara Schwartz, Gail Burns-Smith
This Applied Research paper provides an overview of the current state of treatment of adult male sex offenders, with a focus on the effectiveness of treatment.
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  • General Material
October 2006

Tough Guise: Violence, Media & the Crisis in Masculinity

Author(s): Jackson Katz
This 7 minute clip from the full-length educational film, "Tough Guise," introduces the impact of media culture on social constructions of masculinity.