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U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Content Topic Results

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  • General Material
October 2011

Indian Health Service: Continued Efforts Needed to Help Strengthen Response to Sexual Assaults and Domestic Violence

Publisher(s):
This study by the GAO mandated under the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 examines the ability of IHS and tribally operated hospitals to collect and preserve medical forensic evidence in cases of sexual assault and domestic violence.
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  • General Material
June 2011

Military Justice: Oversight and Better Collaboration Needed for Sexual Assault Investigations and Adjudications

Publisher(s):
This report to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel, Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives outlines needed structural changes to the process of investigating and carrying out legal proceedings for sexual assault cases.
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  • General Material
June 2011

VA Health Care: Actions Needed to Prevent Sexual Assaults and Other Safety Incidents

Publisher(s):
This report evaluates and outlines actions needed for improvement in prevention sexual violence and other safety concerns within VA healthcare settings.
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  • General Material
July 2008

Preliminary Observations on DOD's and the Coast Guard's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Programs

Author(s): Publisher(s):
The United States Government Accountability Office provided testimony before the Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform in the House of Representatives.
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  • General Material
August 2005

TANF: State Approaches to Screening for Domestic Violence Could Benefit from HHS Guidance

Publisher(s):
This Government Accounting Office (GAO) report on federal and state implementation of the Family Violence Option recommends that HHS identify and promote promising practices.
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  • General Material
July 2002

http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d02770.pdf

Publisher(s):
In response to a request by Congress, the GAO undertook a comprehensive assessment of state policies and implementation strategies with regards to caseloads for federal TANF and state MOE assistance, work requirements, and families who have been excluded from TANF lifetime limits. This report details the results of site visits, telephone interviews and surveys administered to TANF offices in all 50 states and the District of Columbia between August 2001- June 2002. The report also included detailed tables of state level policies. This report details the results of site visits, telephone interviews, and surveys administered to TANF offices in all 50 states and the District of Columbia between August 2001- June 2002. The report also included detailed tables of state-level policies.
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  • General Material

DoDs and the Coast Guards Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Programs Need to be Further Strengthened

Author(s): Publisher(s):
The United States Government Accountability Office provided testimony before the Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform in the House of Representatives.