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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
July 2015

Women's Experiences of Abuse as a Risk Factor for Incarceration

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Violence perpetrated against women and girls increases their risk of arrest and incarceration; this paper examines the intersections of violence that are forcing abused girls and women into the criminal justice system not as victims, but as offenders.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
July 2015

Women’s Experiences of Abuse as a Risk Factor for Incarceration: A Research Update

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This Applied Research paper provides an update to Mary Gilfus’ (2002) publication on the pathways from victimization to incarceration among women and girls, based on the relevant research published in the past 12 years. This research provides additional findings about the extent of victimization experienced by women and girls under correctional control, and a deeper understanding of the ways in which experience of victimization can lead to incarceration.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2013

Parental Alienation Syndrome and Parental Alienation: A Research Review

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This Applied Research paper provides a historical and research overview of Parental Alienation Syndrome and Parental Alienation, identifies strategic issues for advocates working with victims, and offers guidelines to improve courts’ treatment of these issues.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
March 2013

Using Policies to Promote Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: What is Working?

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This Applied Research paper reviews both international and U.S.-based policy efforts to promote sexual abuse prevention and offers considerations for policy development in communities and organizations.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
March 2013

Sexual Violence in the Lives of African American Women: Risk, Response, and Resilience

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This Applied Research paper reviews the sociohistorical context of Black women’s sexual victimization, the characteristics of Black rape survivors and their experiences, and the risk factors that elevate Black women’s vulnerability to rape and consequences thereof. Culturally sensitive techniques to promote resilience are offered.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 2013

The Evaluation of Campus-Based Gender Violence Prevention Programming: What We Know about Program Effectiveness and Implications for Practitioners

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This Applied Research paper reviews available evidence on the effectiveness of gender violence prevention programs on college campuses, explores various models of campus-based prevention programming, and discusses the implications of emerging themes from the literature for practice.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2012

Violence During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period

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This Applied Research paper provides research findings concerning violence against pregnant and postpartum women, discusses some of the strengths and limitations of these studies, and concludes with comments concerning the implications of this work for practice and research.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
November 2012

Domestic Violence: Understanding the Basics

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This 1 hour interactive eLearning module addresses 10 common questions related to domestic violence to help new advocates, allied professionals, students, and the general public achieve a basic understanding of this complex issue.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2012

Youth Sexual Violence Prevention

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This Applied Research Paper outlines the importance and value of engaging in sexual violence prevention work with youth. The paper discusses prevalence of sexual violence among youth populations, recent trends in prevention activities for youth, and a review of common strategies and challenges for engaging in this work. Feedback on the effectiveness and current evaluation efforts for the various approaches is offered.
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  • General Material

Parenting Interventions for Men Who Batter, an interview with Katreena Scott

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On this podcast, Jennifer Witt of the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse interviews Katreena Scott, author of the VAWnet Applied Research papers: Parenting Interventions for Men who Batter and Practical Considerations for Parenting Interventions for Men who Batter.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
June 2012

Parenting Interventions for Men Who Batter

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This Applied Research paper provides an overview of the research on the commonalities and controversies surrounding parenting interventions programs for men who batter with an emphasis on improving outcomes for women and child survivors of domestic violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
June 2012

Practical Considerations for Parenting Interventions for Men who Batter

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This Applied Research paper provides an overview of the practical considerations related to parenting interventions programs for men who batter. These include questions about program length and organization, referral routes, specific program content, and nature of collaboration between agencies.