Domestic Violence: Intervention

This area contains information on the development and delivery of safe and appropriate services for victims of domestic violence and their children, offering tools for advocates or counselors in community-based domestic violence programs as well as helping professionals in human service arenas or institutional settings who encounter domestic violence victimization in their work. Materials explore approaches addressing intersecting life circumstances or co-occurring issues.

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September 2013
This paper provides a historical and research overview of Parental Alienation Syndrome and Parental Alienation, identifies strategic issues for advocates working with victims, and offers guidelines to improve courts’ treatment of these issues.
Authors: Joan S. Meier
June 2012
This Applied Research paper provides an overview of the research on the commonalities and controversies surrounding parenting interventions programs for men who batter with an emphasis on improving outcomes for women and child survivors of domestic violence.
Authors: Katreena Scott with contributions from Fernando Mederos
June 2012
This Applied Research paper provides an overview of the practical considerations related to parenting interventions programs for men who batter. These include questions about program length and organization, referral routes, specific program content, and nature of collaboration between agencies.
Authors: Katreena Scott with contributions from Fernando Mederos
February 2012
This Applied Research paper provides a brief overview of the history and current practice of groupwork with men who batter, and then focuses on key findings from the published research on batterer group programs.
Authors: Jeffrey L. Edleson
January 2009
This VAWnet document provides a historical and research overview of Parental Alienation Syndrome and Parental Alienation, identifies strategic issues for advocates working with victims, and offers guidelines to improve courtsí treatment of these issues.
Authors: Joan S. Meier
January 2009
This Applied Research document discusses the role of victims within restorative justice, reviews the research on restorative justice, and discusses the potential harms and benefits of using restorative justice in cases of intimate partner violence.
Authors: James Ptacek and Loretta Frederick
May 2008
This document provides an overview of the research on the relationship between substance abuse and woman battering, covering the victimís use of substances and the specific needs for domestic violence services for those with substance abuse problems.
Authors: Larry Bennett and Patricia Bland
Revised October 2007
Describes major legal and social trends surrounding custody and visitation decisions and the social science evidence supporting the need to consider domestic violence. Recommendations for custody and visitation decisions are explored.
Authors: Daniel G. Saunders in consultation with Karen Oehme
November 2001
This document reviews juvenile BIPs, identifies risk factors for teen dating violence perpetration, describes efforts to prevent re-offenses, discusses shortcomings inherent in post-crisis intervention, and outlines current challenges within the field.
Authors: Dean Peacock and Emily Rothman
August 2001
This document examines the effectiveness of batterer intervention programs in holding batterers accountable, increasing victim safety, and changing behavior and attitudes. The authors address the inherent complications in evaluating these outcomes.
Authors: Larry Bennett and Oliver Williams