Show Me:

An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Offenders / Perpetrators Content Topic Results

The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.

Materials

Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
November 2001

Working with Young Men Who Batter

Author(s): Dean Peacock, Emily Rothman
This document reviews juvenile BIPs, identifies risk factors for teen dating violence perpetration, describes efforts to prevent re-offenses, discusses shortcomings inherent in post-crisis intervention, and outlines current challenges within the field.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
August 2001

Controversies and Recent Studies of Batterer Intervention Program Effectiveness

Author(s): Larry Bennett, Oliver Williams
This document examines the effectiveness of batterer intervention programs in holding batterers accountable, increasing victim safety, and changing behavior and attitudes. The authors address the inherent complications in evaluating these outcomes.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2001

Effective Interventions in Domestic Violence Cases: Context Is Everything

Author(s): Loretta Frederick
In order to ensure that criminal justice system interventions are effective in holding offenders accountable and protecting victims from harm, the context in which each act of domestic violence occurs must be understood.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2001

Juveniles Who Have Sexually Offended: A Review of the Professional Literature

Author(s): Sue Righthand, Carlann Welch
Forward: "The authors of Juveniles Who Have Sexually Offended have diligently mined the research literature to provide a comprehensive and annotated account of the characteristics of juveniles who commit sex offenses and their families, and the type of offenses they commit. A broad array of clinical assessment tools, including psychological testing, are described, and a thorough discussion of recidivism rates and issues is presented. The Report concludes with a review of treatment approaches and settings and a look at program assessment.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2001

Facts about Sex Offenders

This short true or false quiz tests how much we know and how much of our knowledge has been based on the myths that we hear about sexual assault and sex offenders.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2001

Why Do Men Batter?

Author(s): Brian Nichols
How a community understands the source of battering in many ways determines the type of program it will support. This article includes common explanations and a discussion of sexism as the root of the problem.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2000

The Impact of Police-Perpetrated Domestic Violence

Author(s): Diane Wetendorf
This article examines the dynamics of police-perpetrated domestic violence and how it impacts the victim, the department, and the community. It explores how a police officer's training and professional life contribute to his arsenal of techniques and tactics of abuse.
Materials
  • General Material
October 1999

The Seven P’s of Men’s Violence

Author(s): Michael Kaufman
This article describes the components that make up and contribute to men’s violence. Patriarchy, Privilege, Permission, and Pressure, among others, comprise this description of men’s violence, hierarchies, and social constructions.
Materials
  • General Material
January 1999

Spousal Assault Risk Assessment Guide: Assessment of the likelihood of domestic violence

Author(s): P. Randall Kropp, Stephen D. Hart, Christopher D. Webster, Derek Eaves
This brochure describes the Spousal Assault Risk Assessment Guide (SARA) and its ability to help determine the degree to which an individual poses a domestic violence threat to his/her partner, children, another family member, or another person involved.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
August 1998

A Review of Standards for Batterer Intervention Programs

Author(s): Juliet Austin, Juergen Dankwort
This document reports on the current status of standards for batterer intervention programs in each U.S. state, describes the common elements of standards, and explores the positive and negative aspects of standards. It includes a state-by-state chart.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 1997

The New Welfare Law: Child Support Enforcement

Author(s): Jill Davies
Provides a brief overview of family violence issues in the context of child support enforcement and the establishment of paternity, including the identification of key issues for states and Indian Tribes.
Materials
  • General Material
January 1996

Where Do the Batterer Intervention Programs Fit In?

Author(s): Paul Kivel
This article describes answers to the questions "What do we do with the men?" and "Will batterer programs stop male violence?" Includes recommendations for minimum standards for batterer programs, and emphasizes the importance of a coordinated community response.