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.
Table of ContentsPART ONE: EIGHT KEY COMPONENTS OF COMMUNITY INTERVENTION PROJECTSAn Introduction - Ellen L Pence and Melanie F Shepard Developing a Coordinated Community ResponseSome Thoughts on Philosophy - Ellen L PenceDeveloping Policies and Protocols - Ellen L Pence and Coral McDonnelEnhancing Networking Among Service Providers - Denise Gamache and Mary Asmus Elements of Successful Coordination StrategiesBuilding Monitoring and Tracking Systems - Dennis R Falk and Nancy HelgesonAdvocacy for Battered Women - Melanie F Shepard Implications for a Coordinated Community ResponseBatterer Intervention Programs - Fernando Mederos Past and Future ProspectsUndoing Harm to Children - Martha McMahon The Duluth Family Visitation CenterEvaluating a Coordinated Community Response - Melanie F ShepardPART TWO: FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS AND ADAPTATIONS OF THE DULUTH MODELJust Like Men? A Critical View of Violence by Women - Shamita Das DasguptaThe Silence Surrounding Sexual Violence - Kersti Yllö The Issue of Marital Rape and the Challenges it Poses for the Duluth ModelHamilton Abuse Intervention Project - Roma Balzer The Aotearoa ExperiencePick 'n Mix or Replication - Robyn Holder The Politics and Process of AdaptationEpilogue - Ellen L Pence