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January 2011

Evidence-Based Practices for Children Exposed to Violence: A Selection from Federal Databases

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This document gathers federal research about programs that serve children exposed to violence and includes a summary of the practices associated with successful results.
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  • General Material
January 2011

Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence Growing Together Project: An Analysis of Focus Groups with Mothers and Youth Statewide

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In 2011, WCADV conducted 6 adult and 2 youth focus groups at DV programs in eight locations around Wisconsin. The purpose of these groups was to understand more about how DV has affected mother-child relationships and learn more about what these mothers and children need from DV programs. The focus groups were supplemented with information gathered from children in support groups in local domestic violence programs. See more of WCADVs materials on Children and Youth at: http://www.wcadv.org/ourwork/children-and-youth
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December 2010

Addressing Domestic Violence, Child Safety and Well-being: Collaborative Strategies for California Families

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This report is designed to identify the progress that has been achieved in California over the past decade and make policy recommendations for the state that will not only improve responses to the families affected by domestic violence but begin to put in place strategies for prevention.
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April 2010

Mothers in the Military: Punishing Mothers Who Serve

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* See Women and War, where journalists, experts, female soldiers and veterans share their experiences and discuss issues including women in combat, sexual assault in the military and inadequate benefits for female veterans.
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January 2010

Command Indiscretion

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This article highlights some of the challenges experienced by military women while deployed related to sexual violence, reproductive justice, motherhood and other issues.
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January 2010

A Guide for Mothers, Grandmothers, and Others for Helping a Girl Caught in Prostitution or Sex Trafficking

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This is a seven-part online guide to help women learn how to help young girls victimized by prostitution or sex trafficking. Este es una guía electrónica para que las mujeres puedan aprender a ayudar a víctimas jóvenes de la prostitución y la trata sexual.
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January 2010

Supporting the Mother/Child Bond to Build Strength & Resiliency: Strategies for Domestic Violence Advocates

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This document offers 13 key elements of a strong mother/child relationship for families who have lived with domestic violence and offers concrete suggestions for advocacy and support.
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January 2010

The Needs of Children in Domestic Violence Shelters

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This toolkit for service providers is a teaching tool and guide for understanding how trauma from domestic violence impacts children and how best to serve these children's needs. Although it was designed for use by shelter-based and other domestic violence direct service providers in North Carolina, it has broad applicability.
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  • General Material
January 2010

Battered Mothers Involved with Child Protective Services: Learning from Immigrant, Refugee, and Indigenous Womens Experiences

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This report presents voices of immigrant, refugee, and indigenous women survivors on their experiences with the Child Protective Services. The report aims to inform and enhance the child protective services system.
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October 2009

Children's Exposure to Violence: A Comprehensive National Survey

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This Bulletin discusses the most comprehensive nationwide survey of the incidence and prevalence of children’s exposure to violence to date, measuring the past-year and lifetime exposure for children age 17 and younger across several major categories.
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October 2009

Intimate Partner Violence and Barriers to Mental Healthcare for Ethnically Diverse Populations of Women

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Ethnically diverse populations of women, particularly survivors of intimate partner violence, experience many barriers to mental health care. Attention to the barriers to mental health care for ethnically diverse survivors of IPV can help inform the development of more effective strategies for health care practice and policy.
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  • General Material
July 2009

Battered Women's Protective Strategies

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This Applied Research paper adopts a holistic approach to understand battered women’s protective strategies, reviewing a wide range of strategies used by women to cope with numerous threats posed by battering, not just the threat of bodily harm.