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Title: Domestic and Family Violence: Highlighted Programs From the State Annual Reports
Author(s): T L O'Connor; A G Richards
Corporate Author: Justice Research and Statistics Association
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 115
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
Washington, DC 20531
Justice Research and Statistics Association
Washington, DC 20002
Contract Number: 92-DD-CX-K026
Sale Source: Justice Research and Statistics Association
10 G Street N.E., Suite 710
Washington, DC 20002
United States of America
Document: Text
Type: Program Description (Model)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report describes innovative programs funded by the Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance and developed and implemented by the States to prevent, detect, and address domestic assault.
Abstract: The information was obtained from the 1992 State annual reports. Thirty-four States reported domestic violence programs in areas such as family violence; child abuse; elder abuse; prosecution units; victim assistance; shelters; response teams; task forces; court programs; victim hotlines; crisis centers; education, information, and training; batterer programs; investigator programs; and programs focusing on the prevention, intervention, and treatment of all aspects of domestic assault. The programs serve diverse target populations, including both victims and perpetrators. The programs are listed by State. The information on each program includes the name; contact person's name, organization, address, telephone, and fax, program type, target population and setting, starting date, sponsoring organization, annual budget, funding sources, and program description.
Main Term(s): Victims of violent crime
Index Term(s): BJA Grant-related Documents; Child abuse detection; Child abuse situation remedies; Domestic assault; Domestic assault prevention; Federal aid; Grants or contracts; Spouse abuse detection; Spouse abuse treatment programs
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