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Family violence

  • Do Batterer Intervention Programs Work? Two Studies

    Results from two studies regarding the effectiveness of batterer intervention programs are relayed.
  • Charge Specialty and Revictimization by Defendants Charged with Domestic Violence Offenses

    Results from a study of the non-specialization of individuals charged with domestic violence (DV) and the relationship between DV and assaultive an
  • Pretrial Rearrests Among Domestic Violence Defendants in New York City

    Pretrial rearrest among New York domestic violence (DV) defendants is examined.
  • Community Corrections Response to Domestic Violence: Guidelines for Practice

    This document provides “conceptual information and practical tools to develop or enhance” an effective “proactive community supervision approach fo
  • A National Portrait of Domestic Violence Courts

    This report should be required reading for anyone interested in or developing a domestic violence court.
  • Engaging Women in Trauma-Informed Peer Support: A Guidebook

    The fundamentals, cultural considerations, and actions to be taken to address trauma through peer support are explained.
  • Seeking Safety: A Model for Trauma and/or Substance Abuse

    Seeking Safety is a therapeutic program for women suffering from trauma, substance abuse, and/or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
  • Working With Battered Women in Jail: A Manual for Community-Based Battered Women's Advocates

    “Women who are battered by their partners are everywhere - and that includes in your local jail.
  • Intimate Partner Violence Risk Assessment Tools: A Review

    “The purpose of this report is to provide an understanding of intimate partner violence risk assessment tools and of the issues that assessors shou
  • Trauma and Justice

    “Reducing the pervasive, harmful, and costly health impact of violence and trauma by integrating trauma-informed approaches throughout health, beha
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