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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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January 1999

Spousal Assault Risk Assessment Guide: Assessment of the likelihood of domestic violence

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This brochure describes the Spousal Assault Risk Assessment Guide (SARA) and its ability to help determine the degree to which an individual poses a domestic violence threat to his/her partner, children, another family member, or another person involved.
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January 1998

Homicide at Home

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This document describes the Washington State Domestic Violence Fatality Review model and the rationale behind it.
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Overcoming Inadmissibility for U Visa applicants

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This paper provides information and strategies for applying for U visa application waivers.
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Study: Most female child molesters were victims of sexual abuse

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This brief report on Strickland's study, the largest of its kind, surveyed 130 incarcerated females, 60 of which were sex offenders and 70 of which were nonsexual offenders - and examined factors such as childhood trauma, substance abuse, emotional neediness and personality disorders. While the majority of both groups reported being the victims of childhood maltreatment, the sex offenders were significantly more likely to experience pervasive, serious and more frequent emotional abuse, physical abuse and neglect.
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Elder Sexual Abuse: The Hidden Victim: A Law Enforcement Training Curriculum

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This curriculum covers topics such as recognizing, responding to, and investigating elder sexual assault. The training is interactive, and case studies based on real crimes are used to give the officers practice in applying the information they learn.
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Prosecuting Elder Abuse Cases: Basic Tools and Strategies

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This toolkit is an overview of elder abuse intended to give prosecutors information about how to identify issues that commonly arise in these cases, suggest practice approaches, and provide a starting point for building effective cases.
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U Visa Law Enforcement Certification Resource Guide

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) provides this guidance to federal, state, local, tribal and territorial law enforcement officers. This public guidance primarily concerns law enforcement certifications for U nonimmigrant status, also known as U visas. The U visa is an immigration benefit that can be sought by victims of certain crimes who are currently assisting or have previously assisted law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of a crime, or who are likely to be helpful in the investigation or prosecution of criminal activity.
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What Criminal Justice Professionals Should Know About Campus Disciplinary Processes

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This webinar compares the way in which gender-based violence is addressed on campus with the criminal process, and explains how these processes can proceed concurrently. It also discusses the effects of compressed campus investigations and explains why college reporting procedures proceed as they do.
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U Visa for Domestic Violence Crimes

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This brief provides general information about the process of applying for U visa.
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Major Federal Research Project Studies Domestic Violence Assessment

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Describes findings from the U.S. DOJ’s “Intimate Partner Violence Risk Assessment Validation,” specifically related to the MOSAIC threat assessment.
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Domestic Violence and Probation

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This article offers specialized management techniques that probation officers can use to monitor batterers and intervene in domestic violence cases more effectively.
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Domestic Child Sex Trafficking and the Juvenile Justice System

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This paper outlines the need to identify child victims of sex trafficking prior to their arrest for juvenile prostitution and the need for appropriate services and safeguards for these victims.