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NCJ Number: 66394 Find in a Library
Title: FAMILY VIOLENCE PROGRAM - BACKGROUND PAPER (FROM DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - PREVENTION AND SERVICES, P 480-490, 1979 - SEE NCJ-66387)
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
Law Enforcement Assistance Admin
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 11
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: BACKROUND INFORMATION AND LONG-TERM EXPLANATIONS ARE PROVIDED FOR THOSE WHO WISH TO APPLY FOR GRANTS FOR LEAA'S FAMILY VIOLENCE PROGRAM.
Abstract: AN INTRODUCTION DETAILS THE HISTORY AND PURPOSE OF LEAA'S PROGRAM AS AN OUTGROWTH OF GRANTS MADE IN 1977 UNDER THE VICTIM-WITNESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM. THE PROGRAM'S PREMISE THAT FAMILY VIOLENCE INVOLVES CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR IS DISCUSSED AS THE REASON FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM INVOLVEMENT IN THE SOLVING OF THE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ISSUE. LEAA'S APPROACH TO THE PROBLEM IS THEN STUDIED IN ITS SEPARATE COMPONENTS. ATTENTION IS GIVEN TO THE PROGRAM'S OVERALL STRATEGY; TO ITS EVALUATION AND DATA COLLECTION PROCESS; TO ITS ADVISORY COMMITTEE, ADMINISTRATIVE MAKEUP, AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR PROVIDING PUBLIC INFORMATION; AND TO ITS RANGE OF OPTIONS, INCLUDING SERVICES TO FAMILY MEMBERS, CIVIL COURT ACTION, AND CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.. POINTERS ON INSTITUTIONALIZING SERVICES THAT GRANTEES INITIATE ARE PROVIDED. FINALLY, A NUMBER OF RESOURCES (READINGS, PAPERS, STATISTICS, AND PROJECT SUMMARIES) ARE MENTIONED, AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY IS GIVEN. (MHP)
Index Term(s): Domestic assault; Family counseling; Victim services
Note: LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE ADMINISTRATION - GUIDE FOR DISCRETIONARY GRANT PROGRAMS, M4500 1G, CHAPTER 1, PARAGRAPH 4, PAGE 19
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