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  NCJ Number: NCJ 150549   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Domestic and Family Violence: Highlighted Programs From the State Annual Reports
  Document URL: Text 
  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
  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 violence
  Index Term(s): Federal aid ; Grants or contracts ; Child abuse detection ; Child abuse situation remedies ; Domestic assault ; Spouse abuse detection ; Domestic assault prevention ; Spouse abuse treatment programs ; BJA grant-related documents
  Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  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
  Type: Program Description (Model)
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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