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06/18/08
Publication
Responding to Stalking

Stalking is a serious and dangerous crime; yet, it is also often misunderstood, minimized, or overlooked entirely. Evidence of stalking—harassing phone calls or text messages, showing up at a victims’ school or work uninvited—is sometimes…

04/25/08
Article
Mobilizing Communities to Prevent Domestic Violence by Melanie Sh…

This paper places community mobilization within the context of the Battered Women’s Movement, explores guiding concepts and frameworks for community mobilization, and discusses the challenges of implementing community mobilization strategies.

03/18/08
Publication
Beyond Observation: Considerations for Advancing Domestic Violenc…

This publication presents considerations for expanded practice in the supervised visitation and describes interventions that go beyond observation in the supervised visitation setting. The information for this publication comes from a number of sources, including…

04/09/07
Publication
Guiding Principles of the Safe Havens: Supervised Visitation and …

The Guiding Principles are designed to guide the development and administration of centers with an eye toward addressing the needs of child(ren) and adult victims of domestic violence in visitation and exchange settings. The Guiding…

03/22/07
Publication
Abusive Men’s Use of Children to Control Their Partners and Ex-…

This study represents the first step in examining both the extent to which, and the various ways by which, abusive men use children to control and terrorize their partners.

03/18/07
Report
Safety and Accountability Audit Reports for the Demonstration Ini…

The four sites chosen as demonstration initiative sites under the Supervised Visitation Program Initiative were required to conduct community-based assessments utilizing the methodologies of the Praxis Safety and Accountability Audit. Each demonstration site explored a…

03/18/07
Publication
Supervised Visitation Programs: Information for Mothers who have …

This guide is for mothers who have experienced abuse and whose children are in supervised visitation programs. It provides basic information about how supervised visitation programs work and how mothers can prepare themselves and their…

03/16/07
Report
Violence Against Women with Mental Illness

This report reviews existing literature on mental illness and victimization; provides information on relevant mental health or victim service programs and resources; and recommends research, methods of developing policy and programs, and types of training…

03/02/07
Publication
Concepts in Creating Culturally Responsive Services for Supervise…

This publication was developed to assist supervised visitation programs grantee communities with examining how they serve culturally diverse populations. It encourages grantee communities to reflect on the good work they already do and to consider…

01/18/07
Publication
Demonstration Initiative Site Profiles

Overview: The Supervised Visitation Program developed and implemented a four-year demonstration initiative to examine promising practices in the field of supervised visitation and safe exchange. OVW awarded grants to four demonstration sites: the Bay Area,…

03/18/06
Report
Safety and Accountability Audit Reports for the Demonstration Ini…

The four sites chosen as demonstration initiative sites under the Supervised Visitation Program Initiative were required to conduct community-based assessments utilizing the methodologies of the Praxis Safety and Accountability Audit. Each demonstration site explored a…

03/18/06
Article
Supervised Visitation: What Courts Should Know when Working with …

This paper highlights a number of practices used by supervised visitation programs and the courts. It is intended for judges, court administrators, and their community partners in an effort to reduce the risk of violence…