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Criminal Justice Content Topic Results

The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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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OVC Reports to the Nation 2013 and 2015

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These online reports highlight innovative programs and victim-centered initiatives, summarize financial support to states and U.S. territories, and provide insight into OVC's strategic efforts to address both emerging and enduring challenges in order to expand and enhance victim assistance throughout the Nation.
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On the Scene and Informed: First Response and Autism

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This is a guide for first responders to emergency situations on how to recognize when someone they respond to may be a person on the autism spectrum and how to appropriately modify their responses to work most effectively with people with autism.
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Assisting Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence, Advocate's Guide

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This guide for advocates provides guidance on collaborating with immigrant and community agencies to effectively respond to the unique needs of battered immigrant women.
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The National Prevention Toolkit on Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

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This online toolkit provides training materials and other resources to educate officers about the dynamics and impact of officer-involved domestic violence and human trafficking.
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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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Practical Issues: Preparing and Prosecuting Elder Sexual Assault Cases

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This booklet explores obstacles to prosecution of elder sexual abuse cases and offers practical solutions for professionals involved in these cases.
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Identifying and Responding to Elder Abuse: A Benchcard for Judges

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This benchcard outlines the problem of elder abuse and offers strategies the court can take to improve responses. It can be modified to reflect state statutes, court remediation and management tools, and local resources.