Coordinating Community Responses to Domestic Violence: Lessons from Duluth and Beyond / Edition 1

Coordinating Community Responses to Domestic Violence: Lessons from Duluth and Beyond / Edition 1

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by Melanie F. Shepard
     
 

The "Duluth Model" is a widely disseminated approach to community-based intervention in domestic violence. This authoritative and comprehensive volume examines how to develop a response to domestic violence using the Model.

Key issues addressed include: enhancing networking among service providers; building monitoring and tracking systems;

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Overview

The "Duluth Model" is a widely disseminated approach to community-based intervention in domestic violence. This authoritative and comprehensive volume examines how to develop a response to domestic violence using the Model.

Key issues addressed include: enhancing networking among service providers; building monitoring and tracking systems; developing a supportive infrastructure for victims; providing sanctions and rehabilitation opportunities; addressing the needs of children; and evaluating the effectiveness of community response.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761911241
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/21/1999
Series:
SAGE Series on Violence against Women Series, #12
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: EIGHT KEY COMPONENTS OF COMMUNITY INTERVENTION PROJECTS
An Introduction - Ellen L Pence and Melanie F Shepard
Developing a Coordinated Community Response
Some Thoughts on Philosophy - Ellen L Pence
Developing Policies and Protocols - Ellen L Pence and Coral McDonnel
Enhancing Networking Among Service Providers - Denise Gamache and Mary Asmus
Elements of Successful Coordination Strategies
Building Monitoring and Tracking Systems - Dennis R Falk and Nancy Helgeson
Advocacy for Battered Women - Melanie F Shepard
Implications for a Coordinated Community Response
Batterer Intervention Programs - Fernando Mederos
Past and Future Prospects
Undoing Harm to Children - Martha McMahon
The Duluth Family Visitation Center
Evaluating a Coordinated Community Response - Melanie F Shepard
PART TWO: FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS AND ADAPTATIONS OF THE DULUTH MODEL
Just Like Men? A Critical View of Violence by Women - Shamita Das Dasgupta
The Silence Surrounding Sexual Violence - Kersti Yllö
The Issue of Marital Rape and the Challenges it Poses for the Duluth Model
Hamilton Abuse Intervention Project - Roma Balzer
The Aotearoa Experience
Pick 'n Mix or Replication - Robyn Holder
The Politics and Process of Adaptation
Epilogue - Ellen L Pence

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