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May 2017

Pennsylvania Crime Code: Strangulation

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Research into domestic violence fatalities shows that an abuser’s attempt to strangle the victim can be a dramatic predictor of future lethality in intimate partner violence cases. Section 2718 amends Title 18 of the Pennsylvania crimes code and allows defendants to be charged with the crime of strangulation - as well as felony charges in domestic violence cases.
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June 2013

When Crisis Strikes: A Toolkit for Critical Incident Response and Management

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PCADV developed this toolkit to help domestic violence programs navigate a crisis situation – a homicide, suicide, natural death, accident or fire – that could disrupt services, distress staff and shelter residents, and attract unwanted media and public interest.
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Domestic Violence Fatalities in Pennsylvania _ 2012

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Each year, PCADV tracks and reports on domestic violence-related fatalities in Pennsylvania. "Fatalities" includes both victims killed by the perpetrators and perpetrators who committed suicide or were killed by law enforcement. "Victims" includes all the innocent victims: the intended victims as well as bystanders, children and other family members, and law enforcement officers killed by the perpetrator.
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January 2012

Assisting Survivors with Personal Privacy Management: Digital Technology and Safety Information Booklet

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This booklet expands on technology safety tips, providing guidance and best practice information for assisting survivors to protect their safety and preserve their privacy when using social media and personal electronic devices.
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January 2012

Safety Tips For Using Computers & Cell Phones

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This handout developed for survivors of domestic and sexual violence provides tips for the safer use of computers and cell phones. It reviews privacy settings, passwords, GPS tracking, and documentation.
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January 2011

Traumatic Brain Injury As a Result of Domestic Violence: Information, Screening and Model Practices: Trainer's Manual

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This toolkit for trainers and advocates, provides key information, exercises and resources. The materials facilitate ways to better equip domestic violence program staff to recognize, understand and respond more effectively to the specific needs of those living with TBI as a result of domestic violence.
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January 2011

Tech Top 10 Tips: Social Media Use by Survivors

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In recognition of the increasing role that social media plays in the lives of survivors as well as programs and staff, this tool addresses the benefits and risks of social media use by people who have experienced sexual and domestic violence.
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January 2011

Tech Top 10 Guidelines: Social Media Use by Programs & Staff

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In recognition of the increasing role that social media plays in the lives of survivors as well as programs and staff, this tool addresses the benefits and risks of social media use within anti-violence programs.
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January 2008

K.I.S.S. (A Kid Is So Special): Strengthening Mother-Child Bonds

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This 12-week child-focused curriculum includes a guide for advocates and five mother-child workbooks.
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January 2006

Mission-focused management and empowerment practice: A handbook for Executive Directors of DV Programs

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This handbook presents a brief grounding of the Battered Women's Movement and offers specific ideas and strategies for engaging in mission-focused and empowerment management.
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January 2006

The Impact of Exposure to Domestic Violence on Child Development

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Provides a detailed chart that illustrates the impact of exposure to domestic violence on 5 stages of child development as defined by Erikson. Describes general impact, specific signs/symptoms, and children's perspectives from infancy through adolescence.
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January 2005

Module 7: Skills Development (JARS Curriculum Trainer's Manual)

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This document is a trainer’s module on skills development. Sections included in this module are Understanding Crisis, The Helping Relationship, Effective Communication, Problem Solving, Crisis Intervention, Safety Planning, and Goal Planning.