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Victim-Defined Advocacy Beyond Leaving: Safer through Strategies to Reduce Violent Behavior

General Material
NRCDV Publications
Published Date
October, 2019

This paper explores strategies to reduce violent behavior, both physical violence and all other forms of abuse,  using a victim-defined approach. It recognizes that reducing violence is central to our mission, difficult, and long been a part of our advocacy to make victims safer. The paper offers concrete tools and a thorough approach for understanding the importance of reducing violent behaviors as part of safety planning for victims in contact with partners that use violence.