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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Summer 2009
This article is excerpted from the Applied Research paper by the same author, offering a one-page summary defining the concepts of parental alienation and parental alienation syndrome, and a 6-step approach for custody cases involving domestic violence.
Authors: Joan S. Meier
January 2009
This protocol is based on the premise that supervised visitation cases that involve domestic violence are only appropriate for center-based services, and the recommendations presume that model.
Authors: Oswego County Opportunities, Inc., the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, and the New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Developed for mothers who have experienced abuse and whose children are in supervised visitation programs - provides basic information about how the programs work and how mothers can prepare themselves and their children for the experience.
Authors: Jill Davies
This guide was developed to assist Safe Havens grantees who 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 children.
Authors: Juan Carlos Are·n with contributions by Fernando Mederos
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 discusses the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction and its affect on battered mothers and their children who are seeking safety in the United States.
Authors: Sudha Shetty and Jeffrey L. Edleson
Winter 2002
Looks at the characteristics of men who batter and identifies ways in which these characteristics also influence their ability to parent appropriately. Also addresses the implications of such parenting for child protective and custody determinations.
Authors: Lundy Bancroft
Overview of potential sources of harm to children from contact with batterers, recommendations for evaluating risk, and assessment guidelines that professionals can apply in cases where a batterer admits to a history of abusiveness.
Authors: Lundy Bancroft and Jay G. Silverman
This article describes an approach to intervention and prevention with children exposed to domestic violence that enforces the concepts of batterer accountability and change.
Authors: David Mandel
This compilation of research highlights findings from various studies that demonstrate how “high conflict” contested custody cases typically have a history of domestic violence.
Authors: Joan S. Meier