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Violence: "Domestic", Elder, Workplace, and School

Most of these articles are written with men as the abusers, but certainly women are abusers, too!


Hear on The Oprah Winfrey Show on April 28, 1998:
"If you are strong enough to stay, you are strong enough to leave." - Delores

"Domestic Violence and Abuse: Signs of Abuse and Abusive Relationships" at HelpGuide.org 1-14-2011

Violence Against Women Office
(Department of Justice)
National Domestic Violence/Abuse Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE or 1-800-799-7233 and 1-800-787-3224 TDD
24-hour-a-day confidential hotline. Trained staff can provide callers with immediate crisis intervention assistance, including direct connections to local resources (e.g., emergency service and shelters, counseling and assistance in reporting abuse, local information and referrals). You do not have to give your name.
State Domestic Violence Coalitions

National Domestic Violence Project
Provides free reconstructive surgery to survivors of domestic violence, call the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery hot line, 1-800-842-4546.

Victim's Safety Plan and Checklist: What to take with you when you leave and other domestic violence brochures at Orleans Parish (New Orleans, LA) District Attorney's Office

Domestic Violence Resources (Daniel Jay Sonkin, PhD)

Blain Nelson's Abuse-free A mail list for recovering spouse abusers. Also see "Links to Abuse Resources".

The Institute for Law and Justice: Initiatives Related to Domestic Violence See "Domestic Violence Legislation Affecting Police and Prosecutor Responsibilities: A 50 State Review" and 1998 Domestic Violence, Stalking, and Sexual Assault Legislation: State by State Analysis of 1998 Legislation 

Kentucky Governor's Office of Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Services

Mental Health Intervention in Cases of Domestic Violence: A Clinical Manual - An online training manual for Mental Health Providers - This is the full text of the 132 pages manual minus a few graphics. All licensed mental health professionals are required to take a one-time training. Also see my article "Multiplicity and Victimization: What part of `No!' don't you understand? vs. What part of you doesn't understand `No!'?" to see why I believe that most domestic violence prevention programs fail.

Part I - Text portion of manual

Part II - Chart of Criminal Statues Applicable in Cases of Domestic Violence (a.k.a., Offenses: Elements and Penalties)

Part III - Appendices containing: Sample Safety Plans for Child and Adult Victims and Suggested Guidelines for Reviewing the "Kids Safety Plan" with Children; Resource Lists including Circuit Clerks; Community Mental Health Centers; Department for Social Services District Managers; Judiciary: District Judges and Circuit Judges; Kentucky State Police Posts;  Prosecutors: County Attorneys and Commonwealth's Attorneys; Sexual Assault Programs; Spouse Abuse Centers; State Level Resources; Prosecutor-Based Victim Advocates; and Internet Resources on Domestic Violence;  Program Guidelines for Mental Health Intervention in Domestic Abuse Cases, Guidelines for Agencies Developing Domestic Violence Services, and Human Resource Guidelines Applicable for Domestic Violence Programs

Child Abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence, Rape and Sexual Assault, Legal Information, Links, 1996 Annual Report, and more.

Kentuckiana (Kentucky and Indiana) Resources: Health, Mental Health, and Advocacy Resources (at this web site) Also see: Therapists

Power and Control Wheel, Equality Wheel, Abuse of Children Wheel and Nurturing Children Wheel at the Domestic Violence Center in Northridge, California

Power and Control Wheel and the Equality Wheel at The Center for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

British Columbia. Institute on Family Violence See their Newsletter

Minnesota Higher Education Center Against Violence and Abuse (MINCAVA)
All links updated. They are changing over to active server pages, .asp, so if the .htm extension doesn't work, replace it with .asp.
See: MINCAVA: Scholarly Papers, "Domestic Violence Factoids" by Richard J. Gelles, Discharge Criteria for Battering Programs by Edward W. Gondolf, Children's Witnessing of Adult Domestic Violence by Jeffrey L. Edleson and others. MINCAVA: Reports on Violence and Abuse See The Report of the Violence Prevention Advisory Task Force (January 1995) by Minnesota Department of Public Safety, MINCAVA Global Links on Violence, MINCAVA: Rape, Sexual Assault, & Harassment, MINCAVA: Domestic Violence and Violence Against Women, and MINCAVA: Elder Abuse

Advocate Statistical Reporting Software, ASRS - ASRS Related Links and Resources

South Carolina Family Violence State Plan 1997, SC Department of Social Services

Women Organized to Make Abuse Nonexistent, Inc. (W.O.M.A.N., Inc) - San Francisco, California - also includes Latina & Bicultural Services and Lesbian Domestic Violence Program

Austin SafePlace - Austin, Texas Click on All CBW services are free for more information.

"Multiplicity and Victimization: What part of `No!' don't you understand? vs. What part of you doesn't understand `No!'? by Patricia D. McClendon, MSSW, CSW

"Recommendations for Home of the Innocents (HOTI) Regarding Therapeutic Intervention" by Patricia D. McClendon, MSSW, CSW

Kathy's Essential Information on Abuse, Assault, Rape & Domestic Violence

Behind Closed Doors: Violence in the American Family by Murray A. Straus, Richard J. Gelles, Suzanne K. Steinmetz. This article was referred to by Richard J. Gelles (above).

The Institute for Law and Justice: Initiatives Related to Domestic Violence - See "Domestic Violence Legislation Affecting Police and Prosecutor Responsibilities: A 50 State Review" and 1998 Domestic Violence, Stalking, and Sexual Assault Legislation: State by State Analysis of 1998 Legislation  "Same-sex relationships not immune to domestic violence" by Ed Hardcastle and "Signs to potential trouble in relationship" by Gail A. Patin, ACSW, LCSW

National Guideline Clearinghouse : Disease / Condition : Domestic Violence and Screening for Family Violence

Family Violence Links And Suggested Reading

Niagara Region's Information Site For Women (Tracy Webb) See: Links to Information on Domestic Assault See: 101 Ways to Combat Domestic Violence

The American Bar Association - Commission on Domestic Violence See: Important Phone Numbers

Shattered Love Broken Lives: Domestic Violence Main Menu More than 60 articles produced by The Standard-Times of New Bedford, Ma. following six months of investigating domestic violence,  as well as information on how to subscribe to this mailing list: Intimate Violence Research and Practice Issues List

Coordinated Community Responses to Domestic Violence in Six Communities: Beyond the Justice System by Sandra J. Clark, Martha R. Burt, Margaret M. Schulte and Karen Maguire of the Urban Institute for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Planning and Evaluation, October, 1996.

TACKLING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN SURREY (Community Safety: Domestic Violence Project Newsletter 1)

State Farm Insurance - Domestic Violence Is Everybody's Business

Kate Orman's Domestic Violence - Domestic Violence: Documents

Men and Domestic Violence Index
(at The World Wide Web Virtual Library and http://vlib.stanford.edu/Overview.html) See: Sommers on 'Superbowl Violence' in Nat Rvw ... on "Lenore Walker, a Denver psychologist and author of The Battered Woman, appeared on Good Morning America claiming to have compiled a ten-year record showing a sharp increase in violent incidents against women on Super Bowl Sundays."

South Carolina Victim Witness Program Home Page See articles on Domestic Violence.

Brown University's Department of Emergency Medicine See research articles on domestic violence (poorly formatted and requires "plug-in")

Domestic Violence Awareness Handbook at the USDA Safety and Health Web Site

Silence: Domestic Violence

Women Against Abuse

Domestic Violence Handbook (Michigan)

Domestic Violence Handbook REVISED JANUARY 1995 (Fairfax County Domestic Violence Coalition)

Domestic Violence Section - Metro Nashville Police Department

Nicole Brown Simpson Charitable Foundation

Family Violence Resources Page

Husband Battering

SafetyNet Domestic Violence Resources

The Family Violence Prevention Fund - click on "Resources", then "Other websites with information on domestic violence" ... go to "Domestic Peace Links!"

Mental Health Net - Self-help Domestic Violence Resources

Survivors Of Stalking Support and Education For Crime Victims of Stalking and Harassment

Yahoo! Society and Culture : Crime : Crimes : Sex Crimes : Rape

Yahoo! Society and Culture : Crime : Crimes : Sex Crimes : Sexual Harassment

Yahoo! Society and Culture : Crime : Crimes : Domestic Violence

Yahoo! Society and Culture : Cultures and Groups : Lesbians, Gays, and Bisexuals : Anti-Violence Resources

Satore Township - Workplace Violence

Workplace Violence: Evaluation and Awareness/Intervention Training at the Center for Human Reliability Studies (CHRS). See their "example workplace violence policy"

Post Trauma Resources

Sidran Foundation Online
Click on "Resources" for "Dissociative Disorder Glossary", "Dissociative Identity Disorder (Multiple Personality Disorder) Brochure", "Traumatic Memories Brochure", "The Effects of DID On Children of Trauma Survivors", and "Tips for Survivors". CHAPTER 13: "Parents As Partners in the Treatment of Dissociative Children" by Frances S. Waters, M.S.W., from The Dissociative Child: Diagnosis, Treatment and Management, Edited by Joyanna L. Silberg, Ph.D. and Foreword by Richard P. Kluft, M.D. Available at the Sidran Foundation Bookshelf.

OSHA PUBLICATIONS (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)
OSHA 3148- Guidelines For Preventing Workplace Violence For Health Care And Social Workers in Portable Document Format (PDF). See: About PDF files


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