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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
May 2008

Substance Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence

Author(s): Larry Bennett, Patricia Bland
This document provides an overview of the research on the relationship between substance abuse and woman battering, covering the victim's use of substances and the specific needs for domestic violence services for those with substance abuse problems.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2008

Getting Safe and Sober: Real Tools You Can Use - Support Group Manual and Supplementary Materials for Advocates

Author(s): Patricia J. Bland, Debi S. Edmund
Getting Safe and Sober is a practical tool kit for use with women who have substance abuse or chemical dependence problems and who are, or have been, victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or sexual abuse.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
November 2007

Freedom from Violence: Tools for Working with Trauma, Mental Health and Substance Use

Author(s): Tessa Parkes, Cathy Welch, Kashmir Besla, Sarah Leavitt, Maggie Ziegler, Angela MacDougall, Susan Armstrong, Belinda LaCombe, Mireille LeClaire, Nancy Taylor, Jill Cory
This comprehensive toolkit includes information, personal stories, and guides for specific situations for service providers. It works within an Anti-Oppression Perspective and uses a Harm Reduction Framework to promote safety for women who have experienced trauma, mental health problems, and substance abuse, issues which are highly pertinent to any domestic violence shelter.
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  • General Material
January 2007

Abuse in Later Life: Power and Control Dynamics and a Victim-Centered Response

Author(s): Deb Spangler, Bonnie Brandl
Heath care professionals, such as nurses and mental health service providers, are in a unique position to identify and address the needs of older victims of abuse. This article focuses on three main topics: the dynamics of abuse in later life, a victim-centered response, and working collaboratively with other disciplines to offer a comprehensive response to these complex cases.
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  • General Material
December 2005

Shelter Health: Essentials of Care for People Living in Shelter

Author(s): Ken Kraybill, Jeff Olivet
This document provides guidance on creating shelter environments that are safe and healthy for residents and staff.
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  • General Material
December 2005

Key Considerations for Reunifying Adult Sex Offenders and their Families

It provides an overview of the dynamics and key issues warranting attention when considering reunification and preservation with sex offenders as part of a broader, more comprehensive approach to sex offender management.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2001

Seeking Safety: A Treatment Manual for PTSD and Substance Abuse

Author(s): Lisa Najavits
Seeking Safety is an empirically studied, integrative treatment approach developed to help people attain safety from trauma/PTSD and substance abuse. This website provides implementation tools, sample topics, research summaries, articles, and assessment tools related to the program.
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  • General Material
July 2000

Safety and Sobriety: Best Practices in Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse

This manual outlines procedures that human service professionals can follow when they are facing clients living with both domestic violence and substance abuse, and provides guidance for forging collaborations between agencies.
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  • General Material
February 2000

Promoting resilience: Helping young children and parents affected by substance abuse, domestic violence, and depression in the context of welfare reform

Author(s): Jane Knitzer
This is Issue Brief #8 in a series based on a growing body of research that suggests that successful policies for families must take into account the needs of children when addressing the needs of parents and the needs of parents when addressing the needs of children.
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  • General Material
January 1999

Averting The Campus Date Rape Drug Crisis: Seven Solutions For Colleges, Law Enforcement and Medical Professionals

Author(s): Jim Ryan
The book offers guidelines and checklists to use in implementing a proactive and comprehensive response to date rape crimes on college campuses.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 1997

Substance Abuse and Woman Abuse by Male Partners

Author(s): Larry Bennett
The author examines various perspectives regarding the relationship between substance abuse and violence, explores research on substance abuse by batterers, discusses substance abuse by battered women, and includes recommendations for interventions.
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  • General Material

Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault

This webpage provides information about substances being used by perpetrators to compromise an individual's ability to consent to sexual activity. Safety tips for safe drinking are included.