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Current Research on Batterer Intervention Programs and Implications for Policy

Published: December, 2017| Kathleen J. Ferraro, PhD

Batterer intervention programs (BIPs) emerged in the United States in the late 1970s as one component of the social response to intimate partner violence (IPV). The goal of this paper is to review… View this resource

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Practical Implications of Current Domestic Violence Research for Probation Officers and Administrators

Published: March, 2015| Andrew R. Klein

This booklet looks at the recent research on intimate partner violence and analyzes what it reveals that probation officers and administrators should know to do their jobs better in terms of… View this resource

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Military-Related Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Intimate Relationship Behaviors: A Developing Dyadic Relationship Model

Published: March, 2013| April Gerlock, Ph.D., ARNP, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, Jackie Grimesey, George Sayre

This article, published by the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, describes some of the relationship dynamics between Veterans in treatment for PTSD and their intimate partners, through… View this resource

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Custody Evaluators Beliefs About Domestic Abuse Closely Related to Custody Outcomes

Published: December, 2011| Gabrielle Davis

Three important new studies explore the relationship between custody evaluators' beliefs about domestic abuse and the parenting recommendations they make to the court. View this resource

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Domestic Violence and Firearms

Published: November, 2011| Kristine Lizdas

The role of firearms in domestic violence-related homicides is enormous and beyond controversy. Firearms are used to commit the vast majority of domestic violence-related homicides against women, and… View this resource

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State Progress in Record Reporting for Firearm-Related Background Checks: Misdemeanor Crimes of Domestic Violence

Published: December, 2016| Anne Gallegos, Becki Goggins

The latest in a series of reports on firearm-related background checks, this report provides an overview of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System Improvement Amendments Act and… View this resource

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The National Survey of Teen Relationships and Intimate Violence (STRiV)

Published: December, 2016|

This paper summarizes the findings from five papers (three published and two under review) of the National Survey of Teen Relationships and Intimate Violence (STRiV). The purpose of STRiV was to build… View this resource

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Census of Problem-Solving Courts, 2012

Published: September, 2016| Tracey Kyckelhahn, Ramona R. Rantala, Suzanne M. Strong

This report presents information on various aspects of problem-solving courts, such as funding sources, disqualifying offenses, points of entry, status hearings, services, and benefits to… View this resource

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State Progress in Record Reporting for Firearm-Related Background Checks: Protection Order Submissions

Published: April, 2016| Anne Gallegos, Becki Goggins

SEARCH and the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) collaborated on a research bulletin that examines the progress states have made to report protection orders for firearm-related background… View this resource

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DoD Family Advocacy Program Fiscal Year 2014 Data

Published: August, 2015| Department of Defense

This Department of Defense (DoD) Family Advocacy Program (FAP) document covers Fiscal Year 2014 and includes data tables, briefing slides, and summary of key findings and demonstrates how the DoD FAP… View this resource

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National Domestic Violence Hotline: Military Calls 2006-2014

Published: December, 2014| National Domestic Violence Hotline

This report provides a demographic breakdown of the military calls from 2006 to 2013 and identifies barriers to obtaining services. View this resource

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Report to the President of the United States on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

Published: November, 2014| Department of Defense

This Department of Defense (DoD) report details evidence of progress in DoD sexual assault prevention and response program over the three years from the report's issuance, including reforms to the… View this resource

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DoD Family Advocacy Program Fiscal Year 2013 Data

Published: May, 2014| Department of Defense

This Department of Defense (DoD) Family Advocacy Program (FAP) document covers Fiscal Year 2013 and includes data tables, briefing slides, and summary of key findings and demonstrates how the DoD FAP… View this resource

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The Data on Military Sexual Assault: What You Need to Know

Published: July, 2013| Lindsay Rosenthal, Katie Miller

Analysis by the Center for American Progress that presents key data regarding the Department of Defense (DoD) estimate of sexual assaults in the Armed Forces. View this resource

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DoD Family Advocacy Program Fiscal Year 2012 Data

Published: June, 2013| Department of Defense

This Department of Defense (DoD) Family Advocacy Program (FAP) document covers Fiscal Year 2012 and includes data tables, briefing slides, and summary of key findings and demonstrates how the DoD FAP… View this resource