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The impact of exposure to domestic violence on …

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Best Practices for Serving Children, Youth, and Parents Experiencing Domestic Violence
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Domestic Violence - Center for Problem-Oriented Policing

There is great interest in developing an assessment instrument police can use to predict and help prevent domestic violence homicides. Although some such instruments exist, they tend to over-predict lethality. This is because only a very small portion of domestic violence victims are murdered and distinguishing between victims who will be murdered and those who will not remains elusive. For instance, even though offender unemployment is a risk factor, the vast majority of unemployed abusers do not murder their current or former intimates. Even when you combine unemployment with other risks it does not give you the profile of a murderer, but someone who is at an increased risk of battering.

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Dragiewicz, M. (2010). Gender bias in the courts: Implications for battered mothers and their children. In M. Hannah & B. Goldstein (Eds.), Domestic violence, abuse, and child custody: Legal strategies and policy issues (§ 5.1–5.18). Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute.

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Honor our Voices: Children's perspectives of Domestic Violence

Although the safety of the child or parent from the physical abuse of the other parent, history of domestic violence (if any), and parental fitness are often among the factors that must be considered by trial courts in making a custody determination, the paramount concern for safety of the child is conspicuously absent and may even appear to be overwritten in custody and visitation decisions.

Change and Landenburger's Theory of Domestic Violence ..

Keenan, L. (1985) Domestic violence and custody litigation: The need for statutory reform. Hofstra Law Review, 13, 407-441.

Domestic Violence Intervention - Assessment and …

The most common auxiliary service offered to battered women in the social service context is peer or support group counseling. These programs may be offered through a shelter, social service agency, religious group, or other community organization. The groups are facilitated by professional therapists, paraprofessionals, or victim advocates and generally focus on identification of feelings about being victimized, education about domestic violence, and skill-building and self-protective behaviors (Walker, 1979; Dutton, 1992). Few such services have been evaluated (Taylor, 1995), and none meets the committee's criteria for inclusion.

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Noting that the nonidentification of domestic violence in divorce cases is the major source of poor assessments in psychologists who specialize in custody and access evaluations.

long-term effects of witnessing domestic violence differ ..

Jaffe, P., & Geffner, R. (1998). Child Custody Disputes and Domestic Violence: Critical Issues for Mental Health, Social Service and Legal Professionals. Children Exposed to Marital Violence . American Psychological Association