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August 2007

Intimate Partner Violence, Technology, and Stalking

Author(s): Cindy Southworth, Jerry Finn, Shawndell Dawson, Cynthia Fraser, Sarah Tucker
This research note describes the use of a broad range of technologies in intimate partner stalking, including cordless and cellular telephones, fax machines, e-mail, Internet-based harassment, global positioning systems, spy ware, video cameras, and online databases.
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December 2005

Technology and Teen Dating Violence

This document discusses the challenges service providers face because of advanced communication technology when working with young people who experience dating violence. The document provides suggestions for teaching young people to use technology safely.
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June 2005

A High-Tech Twist on Abuse: Technology, Intimate Partner Stalking, and Advocacy

Author(s): Cindy Southworth, Shawndell Dawson, Cynthia Fraser, Sarah Tucker
This paper highlights published literature and survivor's reports on the use of technology in intimate partner stalking. It includes safety strategies and a resource list for victim advocates.
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June 2005

Assessing Organizational Readiness To Provide Online Advocacy & Services

Author(s): Cynthia Fraser, Cat Fribley
Discusses how organizations can prepare to advocate with and support survivors around the use of online services. Includes safety, confidentiality and capacity issues that organizations should address when considering provision of online TA or counseling.
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January 2005

2005 ACA Code of Ethics: Section A.12. Technology Applications (Page 6)

The Code establishes principles that define ethical behavior and best practices for ACA members. Section A.12. offers guidelines for the use of technology applications in counseling work re: benefits, limitations, access, informed consent, and web sites.
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October 2004

Online Information Brokers and Your Privacy

This tip sheet includes steps to take to guard personal information from appearing in directory listings and public records. Includes a detailed listing of data vendors with complete contact information for each.
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June 2003

Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence Newsletter (Summer 2003)

The Summer 2003 issue of the KCASDV Newsletter includes articles on Cell Phones, Internet Safety, Offensive Websites, Privacy, and Cyber Crimes. Also includes a glossary of commonly used tech terms.
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January 2002

The Net Effect: Girls and New Media - Executive Summary

Author(s): Whitney Roban
This report describes trends in the Internet habits of girls, their skills in navigating potentially difficult or emotional situations online, and advice on how parents and other adults can empower girls to have safe, positive online experiences.
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Texting and Sexting

This handout offers information about sexting and texting, including tips for youth who are feeling threatened or suffocated by their partners' constant calls or texts.
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AOL/NCSA Online Safety Study

This report details the results of a study of 354 adult internet users, to measure their understanding and awareness of online security issues and examine their firewall settings, anti-virus software, potential virus infections, parental control software, and spyware.
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PTSD Coach

This Applied Research paper examines both single- and mixed-gender rape prevention and risk reduction programs, and provides suggestions for practitioners to design, implement, and evaluate programs.
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Wikipedia: Researching with Wikipedia

This article provides an overview of Wikipedia, noting its strengths and weaknesses as a research tool. Discusses the quality, editorial administration, oversight, and management of articles, and offers special research considerations and guidance.