Community Corrections Response to Domestic Violence: Guidelines for Practice
By Crowe, Ann H.; Sydney, Linda; DeMichele, Matthew; Keilitz, Susan; Neal, Connie; Frohman, Sherry; Schaefer, William M., Jr.; Thomas, Mike.
U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office on Violence Against Women (Washington, DC).
American Probation and Parole Association (Lexington, KY); National Center for State Courts (Williamsburg, VA); New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Inc. (Albany, NY); Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) (Harrisburg, PA).
This document provides “conceptual information and practical tools to develop or enhance” an effective “proactive community supervision approach for domestic violence cases” (p.1). Ten Chapters follow a summary: what difference it makes; fundamentals for community corrections domestic violence practice -- types, causes, perpetrators, victims, and the justice system response to domestic violence; legal issues in the supervision of domestic violence offenders -- legal definitions, jurisdictional i... Read More