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03/18/09
Publication
Advocacy Beyond Leaving: Helping Battered Women in Contact with C…

This guide offers practical suggestions to assist advocates working day-to-day with victims and uses the familiar and concrete framework of woman-defined advocacy to explain advocates’ important role in safety planning when victims are in contact…

03/18/09
Publication
Domestic Violence Programs and Children’s Records: Issues of Co…

The importance of confidentiality in the lives of battered women and their children cannot be understated. Preserving confidentiality for these women and children is central to ensuring their safety and allowing them to regain and…

03/18/09
Report
Engage to Protect: Foundations for Supervised Visitation and Exch…

This discussion paper presents a framework for safely and skillfully engaging with fathers who have been or are currently battering their children’s mother. Meeting these goals rests on the approach, as made possible by workers’…

03/18/09
Report
Engage to Protect: Foundations for Supervised Visitation and Exch…

This discussion paper examines the various types of domestic violence. Domestic violence is a broad category that has come to include many kinds of violence and behaviors within relationships between intimate partners and, in most…

03/18/09
Report
Engage to Protect: Foundations for Supervised Visitation and Exch…

This discussion paper sets forth a framework for working with mothers who have been battered that requires thoughtful engagement with these women. Meeting these goals rests on the approach, as made possible by workers’ knowledge…

03/18/09
Report
Engage to Protect: Foundations for Supervised Visitation and Exch…

This discussion paper reviews six approaches to learning about the quality and impact of supervised visitation practices from participants, staff, volunteers, and community partners. They include: questionnaires, interviews, focus groups, check-ins, case file reviews, and…

03/18/09
Report
Engage to Protect: Foundations for Supervised Visitation and Exch…

The approach to crafting policies described in this discussion paper has the Supervised Visitation Program’s Guiding Principles as its backdrop. It has been written primarily for centers that have elected to operate within those principles.…

11/18/08
Report
Litigation Abuse During the Pretrial Process

This section is devoted to litigation abuse by abusive parents. It identifies the abusive litigation techniques used by abusive parents as a means to control the non-abusive parent and outlines steps judges can take to…

10/29/08
Article
Substance Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence

This paper discusses the co-occurrence of substance abuse and intimate partner violence, highlights the special role of men’s drunkenness in intimate partner violence, examines substance abuse by victims of intimate partner violence, and presents issues…

09/18/08
Publication
New Perspectives on Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange: Orie…

This document provides an overview of a shift in practice. The shif includes the change from agency-centered intake to person-centered orientation as a framework for welcoming mothers, fathers, and children to the experience of supervised…

06/18/08
Publication
Fathering After Violence: Working with Abusive Fathers in Supervi…

This guide is intended to assist supervised visitation centers that want to enhance the safety and well-being of women and children by working more deliberately with abusive fathers who use the centers to visit their…

06/18/08
Publication
On Safety’s Side: Protecting Those Vulnerable to Violence

This document is an invitation to visitation centers serving families with a history of domestic violence to engage far more actively and broadly in the work of protecting victims of violence. Doing so involves protecting…