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January 2002

Nursing Education and Violence Prevention, Detection, and Intervention

Author(s): Margaret M. Ross
This document reviews the literature on education of nurses in domestic violence and informs educators, researchers, and policy makers about the gaps in nursing education in the area of violence against women.
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January 2002

Domestic Violence in Later Life: An Overview for Healthcare Providers

Author(s): Bonnie Brandl, Deborah L. Horan
This document discusses the critical role of healthcare providers in preventing later life abuse through universal screening, documentation of abuse, and referrals to domestic violence advocates.
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  • Training Tools
January 2002

Violence Against Women on the Internet

Author(s): Diane L. Rosenfeld
This series of 5 online learning modules explores the various ways in which violence against women is facilitated through the use of the Internet, as well as ways in which the Internet may be used as a site of resistance to such violence.
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January 2002

Time to Work: Managing the Employment of Sex Offenders Under Community Supervision

This paper discusses critical issues in the management of sex offender employment, including assessing potential job placements, approaching the job search process, making sound job placement decisions, developing relationships with employers, and monitoring sex offenders' job-related activities.
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January 2002

Extreme Critical Thinking Handout

Author(s): Susan Schechter
This document lists questions to help guide an analysis of reforms and is based on Susan Schechter’s Women and Male Violence (1982).
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2002

Kid&TeenSAFE: An Abuse Prevention Program for Youth with Disabilities

Author(s): Wendie H. Abramson, Iracema 'Cema' Mastroleo
This publication details a project of SafePlace's Disability Services ASAP (A Safety Awareness Program) in Texas and provides its model program materials for use with youth with disabilities.
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January 2002

The Effects of Prison Sentences and Intermediate Sanctions on Recidivism: General Effects and Individual Differences

Author(s): Paula Smith, Claire Goggin, Paul Gendreau
This examination of nearly half a million criminal offenders concludes that prisons and intermediate sanctions should not be used on their own with the expectation that they will reduce criminal behavior.
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January 2002

From Chastity Requirement to Sexuality License: Sexual Consent and a New Rape Shield Law

Author(s): Michelle J. Anderson
This document examines historical and contemporary rape shield laws and concludes with an original model rape shield law designed to meet existing gaps.
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January 2002

Offender Supervision with Electronic Technology

Author(s): Ann H. Crowe, Linda Sydney, Pat Bancroft, Beverly Lawrence
It is divided into five sections: (1) Developing or enhancing the use of electronic supervision tools, (2) Obtaining and maintaining needed resources, (3) Making technical decisions, (4) Supervising offenders with electronic technologies, and (5) Program Accountability.
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  • 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.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
November 2001

Housing and Battered Women

Author(s): Amy Correia, Jen Rubin
This paper offers a research on DV and homelessness and trends in federal housing policy. A model for conducting a community assessment of local housing needs includes critical thinking questions on an organization’s capacity for housing advocacy.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
November 2001

Spouse Assault Replication Program: Studies of Effects of Arrest on Domestic Violence

Author(s): Arlene Weisz
Reviews NIJ studies on arrest policies for misdemeanor domestic assault, an attempt to replicate the Minneapolis Domestic Violence Experiment (1984), which found that arrest was almost twice as effective as other police actions in preventing re-arrest.