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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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El Paso County, Colorado: Initial Analysis of 1,000 Veteran Arrests August-November 2010.

Published: July, 2011| Equal Justice Foundation

This report provides an analysis of veteran arrest data from the El Paso County (CO) jail from August to November 2010. View this resource

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Violence Against Women in the United States and the State’s Obligation to Protect

Published: January, 2011| University of Virginia School of Law

Despite legal and policy measures designed to protect victims, domestic violence remains a pervasive rights violation in the United States. Legal and policy developments in the criminal justice system… View this resource

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Criminal Justice Involvement of Armed Forces Veterans in Two Systems of Care

Published: August, 2010| John A. Pandiani, Walter R. Ochs, Andrew S. Pomerantz

Few studies have compared the outcomes of services provided to veterans by Veterans Health Administration (VHA) programs with the outcomes of services provided by other community-based programs. The… View this resource

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Substance Use by Soldiers Who Abuse Their Spouses

Published: July, 2010| Sandra L. Martin, Deborah A. Gibbs, Ruby E. Johnson

Published in Violence Against Women, this article analyzes data on soldier spouse abuse offenders to determine the prevalence of substance use during abusive incidents, and to examine differences… View this resource

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Final Technical Report to the National Institute of Justice on “A Multi-Site Assessment of Five Court-Focused Elder Abuse Initiatives”

Published: June, 2010| Lori A. Stiegel, J.D., American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging

This project assessed the five court-focused elder abuse initiatives in existence when their study began to examine how they handle elder abuse cases and determine whether they improve the criminal… View this resource

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The Prevalence and Problem of Military Veterans in the Maricopa County Arrestee Population

Published: June, 2010| Michael D. White, Arizona Arrestee Reporting Information Network (AARIN)

This report seeks to address the knowledge gap in the area of justice-involved veterans through an examination of booked arrestees in Maricopa County, Arizona. Using interview data from the Arizona… View this resource

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Family Problems Among Recently Returned Military Veterans Referred for a Mental Health Evaluation (Abstract)

Published: February, 2010| S.L. Sayers, V.A. Farrow, J. Ross

Existing evidence suggests that military veterans with mental health disorders have poorer family functioning, although little research has focused on this topic. This article, published in the… View this resource

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Civil Protective Orders: Improved Safety for Victims & Cost Effective for State Governments

Published: January, 2010| TK Logan

This document provides a brief overview of new research findings on the effectiveness of protection orders. View this resource

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A National Portrait of Domestic Violence Courts

Published: December, 2009| Melissa Labriola, Sarah Bradley, Chris S. O’Sullivan, Michael Rempel, Samantha Moore

With funding from the National Institute of Justice, this study explores how criminal domestic violence courts have evolved, their rationale, and how their operations vary across the U.S. This study… View this resource

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Military-related PTSD and Intimate Relationships: From Description to Theory-Driven Research and Intervention Development

Published: December, 2009| Candice M. Monson, Casey Taft, Steffany J. Fredman

This paper, published in Clinical Psychology Review, examines recent research that documents the association between PTSD and intimate relationship problems in the most recent cohort of returning… View this resource