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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June 2008
This document offers suggestions and practical tips for practitioners working with teens. The document suggests that service providers have knowledge of adolescent development approach and apply this knowledge in their work with young people.
Authors: Break the Cycle
Designed for parents of pre-teens, this booklet was developed as a tool to help parents lay the foundation for healthy decision-making patterns and relationships. Includes tips for "starting the dialogue," interactive quiz, and additional resources.
Authors: Richard Gallagher
April 2005
This paper offers an analysis and recommendations to address the impact of domestic violence and child welfare systems in communities of color. Six culture-specific organizations were partnered with to create a multi-dimensional analysis for this report.
Authors: Futures Without Violence
February 2001
Update of study comparing the arrest records of abused/neglected children with those of non-abused children. Findings include: being abused/neglected as a child increased the likelihood of juvenile arrest 59%, as an adult 28%, and for violent crime 30%.
Authors: Cathy S. Widom and Michael G. Maxfield
January 2007
This resource list includes national and State organizations with information on brain development to promote healthy growth among young children and publications describing research and its implications for parenting, programming, and policy.
Authors: National Child Care Information Center
This series of fact sheets describes skills to expect from children at different stages based on age. Includes mental skills, social skills, and tips for parents to promote healthy development and deal with challenging behavior.
Authors: Adults & Children Together Against Violence
2007
This resource focuses on how to become a culturally responsive organization, particularly in terms of visitation practices for families who have experienced intimate partner violence.
Authors: Oliver J. Williams
This paper presents information about three laws related to information sharing: confidentiality, privileged communications, and mandated reporting. It includes information on making decisions on how to handle and use information about child abuse.
Authors: Jill Davies
March 2008
This report describes the impact of the Safe and Together model, developed specifically for domestic violence cases involving children to improve practice and decision making with the goal of safety, permanency and well-being of children at its center.
Authors: David Mandel
July 2008
This article explains collaboration efforts between domestic violence agencies and CPS in Oregon. Additionally, it gives detailed observations from a first-person perspective and includes resources (including a report by Ellen Pence and Terri Taylor of Praxis International).
Authors: Jennifer Inman