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January 2011

Consumer Rights Screening Tool for Domestic Violence Advocates and Lawyers

Author(s): Erika A. Sussman, Leah Plunkett
This tool is meant to be used by attorneys and advocates working with domestic violence survivors to help them determine if a client might be facing consumer law issues that would necessitate referral to a consumer rights attorney or advocate.
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January 2011

PROTECT: Identifying and Protecting High Risk Victims of Gender Based Violence - an Overview

Author(s): Ute Rösemann, Branislava Marvanová Vargová, Regina Webhofer
This report summarizes project PROTECT which aims at contributing to the prevention and reduction of the most serious forms of gender-based violence against girls, young women and their children, such as grievous bodily harm, homicide and attempted homicide, including so-called honour crimes and killings.
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  • Training Tools
January 2011

Building Child Welfare Response to Child Trafficking

This handbook provides policies, protocols and forms for incorporating child trafficking identification and response mechanisms into state and private child welfare systems using Illinois as a case study.
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January 2011

Human Trafficking Assessment for Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Programs

The following document contains questions that can be used to assess a client for potential signs that she/he has been a victim of human trafficking.
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October 2010

SEEING Beyond Abuse

Author(s): Jessica L. Young
This article offers an overview of the consequenses of trauma to the eye that may be suffered by victims of abuse, highlighting the connection between domestic violence and glaucoma. It urges appropriate screening and intervention for eye care providers.
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August 2010

Early Childhood Trauma

This resource provides information about symptoms and protective factors for young children who have been exposed to trauma.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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April 2010

Making Distinctions Between Different Types of Intimate Partner Violence: A Preliminary Guide

Author(s): Rachel Derrington, Michael Johnson, Anne Menard, Theodora Ooms, Scott Stanley
This paper summarizes discussions held at an invitational conference designed to bring together key scholars and practitioners from the healthy marriage and domestic violence fields to address a complex issue-different types of intimate partner violence and their implications for practice.
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February 2010

Understanding Life with a Brain Injury: The crossroads of Traumatic Brain Injury and Domestic Violence

Author(s): Judith Avner
This PowerPoint presentation offers information related to the prevalence of TBI and discuses the intersections between TBI and DV. Additionally, it provides specific tips including a screening tool, for DV advocates working with survivors with TBI.
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January 2010

Detecting, Addressing and Preventing Elder Abuse in Residential Care Facilities

Author(s): Catherine Hawes, Anne-Marie Kimbell
This study focused on detection, investigation, and resolution of elder abuse and neglect complaints in what are known as residential care facilities (RCFs).
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January 2010

Screening for Domestic Violence in Mental Health Settings

This page is designed for mental health professionals who don’t work in specialized domestic violence services, but need to know about their clients’ experiences of victimization in order to provide them with the best possible services.
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  • General Material
January 2010

Reproductive Health and Partner Violence Guidelines: An Integrated Response to Intimate Partner Violence and Reproductive Coercion

Author(s): Linda Chamberlain, Rebecca Levenson
This guide focuses on the transformative role of the reproductive health care provider in identifying and addressing intimate partner violence (IPV) and reproductive coercion.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
August 2009

Update of the 'Battered Woman Syndrome' Critique

Author(s): Mary Ann Dutton, Sue Osthoff, Melissa Dichter
This Applied Research paper reviews the definition, evolution, and utilization of "battered woman syndrome" in the courts and offers a critique of its framework and its use.