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  • General Material
January 2015

The Misuse of Police Powers in Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

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This document explores how the power and authority granted to officers to protect the public can lead to the abuse of their power. Recommendations are provided for advocates working with survivors whose batterers are in law enforcement.
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  • General Material
September 2014

A Glimpse from the Field: How Abusers are Misusing Technology

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Abusers misuse technology in many ways to stalk, harass, and impersonate victims. NNEDV's Safety Net Project surveyed victim service providers on technology-assisted abuse in order to determine how abusers are misusing technology to abuse their victims and what can be done to help.
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  • General Material
June 2014

Eight Things Everyone Should Know About Sexual Abuse & Sexual Offending

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This fact sheet answers some of the following questions: Can sex offenders be cured? Does sex offender treatment really work?
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
May 2014

A Roadmap to Risk Assessment: ODARA and Maine’s CCR

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This webinar describes the process leading to the recommendation that Maine risk assessment practice be updated to include the Ontario Domestic Assault Risk Assessment (ODARA) tool.
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January 2014

Tough Talk: What boys need to know about relationship abuse

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Highlights several training tools and background information for use in promoting men's involvement in the movement to end violence against women. Also included are educational materials to support the teaching of non-violence to boys and young men.
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January 2014

Stand4Respect

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The Stand4Respect campaign is a joint effort of the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence’s prevention team and of the Coalition’s Youth Council because “we believe that we are most effective when youth and adults work together to develop cool and relevant prevention plans.”
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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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  • General Material
September 2013

Policy Implications of Recognizing that Caregiver Stress is Not the Primary Cause of Elder Abuse

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Studies show the causes of elder abuse to be wide-ranging, and not necessarily an outcome of caregiver stress. This paper discusses how seeing caregiver stress as a primary cause of abuse has unintended and detrimental consequences that affect the efforts to end this widespread problem.
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  • General Material
May 2013

Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services Final Report

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This Final Report provides a set of findings and broad recommendations, informed by stakeholder forums and literature reviews, that form a framework for strategic, transformative change. It outlines ways the field can overcome the obstacles it faces and change how it meets victims' needs and addresses those who perpetrate crime.
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  • General Material
April 2013

A Multi-Site Assessment of Court-Focused Elder Abuse Initiatives

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This 2011 American Bar Association Study demonstrates that court-focused elder abuse initiatives enhance access to justice for victims and offer benefits to courts and other agencies.
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  • General Material
February 2013

Testing the Effects of New York’s Domestic Violence Courts: A Statewide Impact Evaluation

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This report describes a study of 24 domestic violence courts in the state of New York.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Can Forgiveness Play a Role in Criminal Justice?

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This article describes how parents of a domestic violence victim (Ann) coped with her murder by her boyfriend (Conor) and ultimately used the process of restorative justice (controversial in domestic violence cases) to find forgiveness with the help of their strong religious beliefs and religious support system.