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August 2009

Safety Planning

Author(s): Jill Davies
This paper discusses how to implement comprehensive safety planning for battered women using a woman-defined model. Discusses batterer-generated and life-generated risks, and the role of advocates in supporting safety planning strategies.
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July 2009

Teen Pregnancy, Parenting, And Dating Violence

This issue brief discusses the link between dating violence and pregnancy among teens and provides guidance for screening and responding to pregnant teens in violent relationships.
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June 2009

Keeping Women Alive - Assessing the Danger

Author(s): Kathleen Cairns, Irene Hoffart
This report shares results of an action based research project on Danger Assessment useage in nine Alberta shelters over a two year period. Fourteen (14) practice-focused recommendations are provided in this report.
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April 2009

Inventory of Spousal Violence Risk Assessment Tools Used in Canada

Author(s): Allison Millar, Ruth Code, Lisa Ha
This report provides descriptions and analyses of assessment tools, investigative checklists, and protocols used by criminal justice personnel in Canada to measure risk in domestic violence cases.
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April 2009

Interpersonal Violence and Teen Pregnancy: Implications and Strategies for Community-Based Interventions

Author(s): Joyce N. Thomas
This presentation provides information about the association between dating violence and teen pregnancy, challenges faced by pregnant teens who experience abuse, and practice suggestions.
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January 2009

Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Harassment and Honour Based Violence (DASH, 2009) Risk Identification and Assessment and Management Model

Author(s): Laura Richards
This document describes the DASH risk assessment tool that was designed for practitioners who work with victims of domestic abuse in the UK in order to help them identify those who are at high risk of harm.
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January 2009

Intimate Partner Violence: Development of a Brief Risk Assessment for the Emergency Department

Author(s): Carolyn Snider, Daniel Webster, Chris O'Sullivan, Jacquelyn Campbell
The objective of this study was to use data from a larger study of domestic violence risk assessment methods to develop a brief assessment for acute care settings to identify victims at highest risk for suffering severe injury or potentially lethal assault by an intimate partner or former partner.
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January 2009

ProQOL Assessment Instrument

The ProQOL (Professional Quality of Life Elements Theory and Measurement) is the most commonly used measure of the negative and positive effects of helping others who experience suffering and trauma. The ProQOL has sub-scales for compassion satisfaction, burnout, and compassion fatigue.
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January 2009

CAADA Domestic Abuse, Stalking and 'Honour'-based Violence (DASH) Risk Identification Checklist

Author(s): Laura Richards
This checklist is a consistent and simple to use tool for practitioners who work with victims of domestic abuse in order to help them identify those who are at high risk of harm and whose cases should be referred to a Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) meeting in order to manage the risk.
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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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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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January 2008

A Global Response to Elder Abuse and Neglect: Building Primary Health Care Capacity to Deal with the Problem Worldwide

The elder population and primary health care professionals in 8 countries perceived that a screening instrument is critical in preventing and identifying elder abuse, suggesting that the tool should vary according to cultural and geographical contexts.