AJ Novick Group - Offers anger and stress management classes for adults, adolescents, businesses and court referrals. They also offer workshop programs, home study courses and professional training.
American Psychological Association HelpCenter - Warning Signs on-line brochure providing information on detecting a tendency of violence and on controlling the anger driving it.
Anger Management Services Online - Learn anger management techniques by Leonard Ingram that will help you improve your personal and family relationships, relationships with co-workers, or deal with the loss of a loved one.
Anger Management Techniques - Offers tips and techniques for anger control and management. Contains articles, tips and contact details.
Anger Profile - A free Anger Management Test scored on-line. Evaluates the ability to deal with anger in various types of situations.
Anger Self-Test - Explanations about anger and a self-test on the anger in your life.
Anger Toolbox - Offers seminars and online course for controlling anger in children, adults and families. Includes newsletter and contact details.
Angry Self, The by Miriam M. Gottlieb, Ph.D. - A comprehensive approach to the treatment of anger which can be used directly by the patient or jointly by counselor and patient within the therapy session.
Compassion Power - Offers workshops and programs to reduce anger, resentment and violence. Includes articles, statistics and reviews.
Controlling Anger - Americal Psychological Association presents tips and definitions.
Controlling The Volcano Within - Assistance in anger management, trauma, dissocitaion by Dr. George Rhoades Jr.
Expressing Anger Constructively - Advice from RealHope.com, a commercial site offering a marriage manual and workshops.
Get Your Angries Out - Help to improve relationships and work out anger in positive ways.
Growth Central - Help for families, relationships, anger control and anger management, assertiveness, anxiety, panic, binge and compulsive eating. Free information and mental health resources.
HelpSelf.com - Providing solutions for controlling the stress that can cause rage and tools for understanding and managing anger.
Humanity Quest - Contains quotations, definitions, etymology, stories, discussions, articles, art and cartoons about anger.
The Iron Mask - The Common Sources of Personality Disorders - Offer an in depth article concerning acute anger by Dr. Sam Vaknin.
Marital Conflict First Aid Kit - On line kit prescribes inteventions for each marital conflict syndrome.
Psychological Self-Help from MentalHealth.Net - This chapter of the book provides information on the signs of anger, theories about how and why aggression develops, and help with preventing or coping with anger.
Therapeutic Options - Crisis intervention, aggression prevention and violence restraint. A comprehensive and sensible approach to reducing violence. Targets health care and educational environments.
Why Is Everyone So Cranky? - Book by Leslie Charles, which outlines the ten social trends that have created the anger epidemic of our culture and how to combat it.
WOW Zone - A model for positive social change and evolution.
ABA: Child Law Practice - Informational Journal in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. Contains Tips for Representing Teen Clients and Tips for Caseworkers on Testifying in Court
Adults and Children Together Against Violence (ACT) - Sponsored by the American Psychological Association and others, ACT seeks to prevent violence by providing young children with positive role models and environments that teach nonviolent problem-solving. Information on managing anger, resolving conflicts, and violence prevention.
Almanac of Policy Issues: Child Abuse - Find articles, information and links related to child abuse in America.
American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children - Addresses all facets of the professional response to child maltreatment: prevention, assessment, intervention, and treatment.
At Health.com - This newsletter issue provides links to child abuse information, treatment and prevention resources.
at the grave of the unknown child - One child's story. Free PDF.
BASPCAN - The British Association for the Study and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (BASPCAN) aims to prevent physical, emotional and sexual abuse and neglect of children. Professional journal, conferences, and membership information.
Building a Better Court: Measuring and Improving Court Performance and Judicial Workload in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases - A guide, which has a companion toolkit, that is designed to help courts assess their performance in handling child abuse and neglect cases. [PDF]
Child Abuse - Online newsletter provides information on diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of child abuse.
Child Abuse - Definitions of child abuse and neglect, warning signs of an abused child or abusive parent, and a US toll-free reporting hotline.
Child Abuse and Neglect - An international, multidisciplinary journal on all aspects, including sexual abuse, with special emphasis on prevention and treatment.
Child Abuse and Neglect Database Instrument System - Developed by the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center with funding from the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect and containing information on numerous standardized assessment instruments that have been used in child abuse and neglect research.
Child Abuse in Children - Pediatrician's view of child abuse. Notes the signs of possible abuse.
Child Abuse in religious cults and sects - About religious Cults and Sects regarding brainwashing, thought control and mind control techniques. Jonestown, and Waco. Cult recruitment of youth and college students. An archive and referral service.
Child Abuse Prevention Network - Cornell University's child abuse network with access to nationwide news on child abuse and neglect and several active mailing lists on child abuse for professionals and researchers.
Child Abuse Referral and Education - A summary of concepts for the diagnosis, investigation, and reporting of suspected Child Abuse. Includes radiologic imaging and references.
Child Abuse Reported to the Police - Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention report in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) forma, 1997.
Child Abuse: Statistics, Research, and Resources - Information on statistics, effects and healing, for survivors, partners and caregivers. By Jim Hopper, Ph.D.
Child Advocacy Center, Inc. - Assists child abuse victims and non-offending family members in Southwest Missouri.
Child Maltreatment - Quarterly publication of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children.
Child Maltreatment 2003 - Presents national data about child abuse and neglect reported to child protective services (CPS) agencies in the United States. [PDF]
Child Maltreatment - All Forms of Child Abuse and Neglect - Child maltreatment is the term used to describe child abuse and neglect and encompasses physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect and emotional abuse. (National Association of Counsel for Children)
Child Protection in the Philippines - A consortium of Philippines-based organizations advocating against child abuse by exchanging data on the status of children as well as good practices in the promotion of children's rights.
Children Are Worth Saving - Community out-reach program shares information that is educational and eye opening.
Children as Witnesses - Article - Article published in Court Review on dealing with child witnesses in legal proceedings.
Children's Cove - Provides comprehensive and coordinated multidisciplinary services to child abuse victims and their families in the Massachusetts counties of Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket.
Children's Protection Society Inc. - Providing leadership in the prevention of child abuse and neglect in Australia.
Choosing and Using Child Victimization Questionnaires" (NCJ 186027) - Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Report in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format.
Christian Counseling Services of Connecticut - Mary O'Keefe is a licensed counselor located in Putnam Connecticut offering counseling services, to individuals, couples and families. Specializing in drug and alcohol abuse, as well as other addictions.
Circle Of Angels - Dedicated to honoring and supporting children and senior citizens by providing information and supporting individuals and groups working to stop all forms of abuse, exploitation, and abduction.
CNN - Abused Children Fall Through Bureaucratic Cracks - In 40 percent of child abuse cases nationwide, the threat was already known to the child welfare system, but it failed to protect the victims.
Cornell Family Life Development Center - Conducts research, training, and outreach on issues related to the prevention of child abuse, violence, and maltreatment.
ECPAT International - A global network of organisations and individuals working together for the elimination of child prostitution, child pornography and the trafficking of children for sexual purposes.
First Witness - A child abuse resource center that trains professionals on how to conduct child-friendly, non-traumatic, forensic interviews.
FRIENDS National Resource Center for Community Based Family Resource and Support Programs - Provides technical assistance and information to help States in their efforts to reduce child abuse and neglect.
Help for Victims of Child Abuse - About.com guide provides resources for victims of child abuse.
Helpguide.org - Signs and Types of Child Abuse - Provides resources for identifying and reporting child abuse. From the Rotary Club of Santa Monica and Center for Healthy Aging.
ICAN National Center on Child Fatality Review - NCFR promotes a nation wide system of child review teams to improve health, safety, and well being of children and reduce preventable child fatalities and severe injuries.
Improving Responses to Allegations of Severe Child Abuse - A study that examines the Instant Response Team (IRT) program of New York City, which coordinates responses by child welfare and law enforcement agencies to child abuse allegations. [PDF]
Jim Hopper - Articles and resources about child abuse and how to seek help. By researcher and therapist, Dr Jim Hopper.
401-kids - Seeks to provide new clothes, a teddy bear, and a safe place for children removed from abusive situations. History, mission, and donation information.
Kourts for Kids - Kourts for Kids is a nonprofit organization of volunteers across America, who are working together to find ways to better protect abused children in the family courts.
Law Enforcement Response to Child Abuse - This guide arms law enforcement professionals with the information needed to ensure consistency in their investigation of child abuse.
Leadership Council on Child Abuse & Interpersonal Violence - Site contains academic research and articles critiqueing Parental Alientation Sydrome, The Rind Report (on child sexual abuse), Chilhood Trauma, and Trauma and Memory.
Life and Times of Roger Dean Kiser - Short stories of child abuse in American orphanages.
Little Twinkle - Serving children at risk in India and the United States. Newsletter, information on Little Twinkle schools, projects, and pictures.
Maltreatment and Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenting Program - Field-tested and research-based materials about violence in the lives of pregnant and parenting teens
MedlinePlus: Child Abuse - The National Library of Medicine's authoritative and current database of information on child abuse. Overview, diagnosis/symptoms, treatment, prevention, research and statistics, organizations and resources.
Memphis Child Advocacy Center - Serves children who are victims of abuse through prevention, education, and intervention. Children's memorial flag campaign, newsletter, and request a speaker program.
Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse - Electronic Clearinghouse providing links, facts sheets and resources related to child abuse.
Mothers of Lost Children - Organization for women who have lost custody of their children as a result of making child abuse allegations.
Munchausen By Proxy - Information on factitious disorders by Louisa J. Lasher. Its arguments include harm to children by a parent.
National Council on Crime and Delinquency - Children's Research Center - A nonprofit organization promoting effective, humane, fair and economically sound solutions to family, community and justice problems. NCCD conducts research, promotes reform, and works to reduce crime and delinquency. Contains research findings, publications and internet resources on child victimization.
National Family Rights Association - Education, information, and resources on child abuse laws in the US. Includes news, support measures, and a legal center.
National Foundation for Abused and Neglected Children - A nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the administration of juvenile justice, research into the incidence, cause, and the prevention of child abuse and neglect.
National Resource Center for Child Protective Services - Provides information, training, and technical assistance services to state, local and tribal child protection agencies.
NIS-4 - The fourth National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect (the NIS-4) gathers information from multiple sources to estimate the number of children who are abused or neglected children, providing information about the nature and severity of the maltreatment, the characteristics of the children, perpetrators, and families, and the extent of changes in the incidence or distribution of child maltreatment since the time of the last national incidence study.
Peper Harow Foundation - Children's charity providing residential care, support and education for abused, neglested and deprived children. Includes current projects, fundraising and news.
Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect Through Dental Awareness (PANDA) - A Missouri coalition created to address a lack of reporting by dental professionals of suspected child abuse and neglect.
Professional Toolkit, Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati - The Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati Child Abuse Team provides tools for healthcare and law enforcement professionals.
Protecting Children from Abuse and Neglect - Published by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, this issue of The Future of Children provides abstracts to a number of articles related to the issues child abuse and neglect, child protective services, family-centered services, foster care and kinship care and child welfare reform.
2002 Pulitzer Prize Winning Articles from the Washington Post - Series by Sari Horwitz, Scott Higham and Sara Cohen documenting the deaths of children in foster care.
The Ray Helfer Society - An honorary society of physicians seeking to provide leadership to enhance the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of child abuse and neglect.
Representing A Child in Abuse and Neglect Cases - American Bar Association Standards of Practice For Lawyers.
Safe From the Start - Reducing Children's Exposure to Violence - Report from the California Attorney General's Office on strategies and best practices to reduce exposure of children to violence in homes and communities.
Support Center for Child Advocates - The Support Center for Child Advocates offers free legal and social services to Philadelphia's abused and neglected children, with the goal of securing a permanent, nurturing environment for every child.
Terrell Peterson Articles - Terrell's death by starvation and beating is the basis for a lawsuit against the state of Georgia. As seen on 60 Minutes and in the New York Times.
Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect (1993) - National Academy Press - Online Book
The Victoria Climbie Inquiry - The independent, statutory inquiry set up to investigate the circumstances leading to the death of Victoria Climbie and to recommend action to prevent such a tragedy happening again.
Virtual Global Taskforce - An international alliance of law enforcement agencies working together to prevent and deter online child abuse. News, partners, and initiatives.
World Childhood Foundation--USA - An international charity founded by Queen Silvia of Sweden to raise awareness of and lend aide to sexually abused or trafficked women and children. Programs and news.
You Carry the Cure In Your Own Heart - Emotional abuse of children can lead, in adulthood, to addiction, rage, a severely damaged sense of self and an inability to truly bond with others. But-if it happened to you-there is a way out.
Abuse of Power - Information for victims of domestic violence by police officers and firefighters.
Abuse Within the Family - A gateway to all types of domestic violence cases, resources, statistics, and research with a "true crime" focus.
Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services - Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services, located in Seattle, WA, is a support agency for Deaf, Deaf-Blind, and Hard-of-Hearing victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.
Abused Women.org - Provides general information on what domestic violence is, how to get help, and links including safety plans, links to Power and Control wheels, women of color, women with disabilities, women who are deaf, rural and Native American women, and extensive lists of books, articles and of state coalitions.
Accessing Safety Initiative | Home - Funded by the Office on Violence Against Women, the Accessing Safety Initiative helps organizations and communities meet the needs of women with disabilities & Deaf women who are victims or survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, & stalking.
American Roulette - Violence Policy Center Study of Murder/Suicide Trends -- Results indicate that most murder/suicides perpetrated by males upon their intimiate partners and children by the use of guns.
Angels In Blue: Stalking Page - Information on stalking law and behavior, including information on internet stalking.
Angels That Care - Resources for Domestic Violence, missing and abused children, forum, chat, and Amber Alert.
Arguing the Violence Against Women Act: Two Views - Readings for an online discussion May 1, 2000 from the Beekman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University
Battered Immigrant Women - The program educates women about their rights and develops their leadership so that they can become involved in changing policies that affect them. As emerging leaders, they play a critical role in supporting other women, informing institutions on their needs, demanding accessible services and teaching their peers how to address domestic violence and sexual assault.
Biderman's Chart of Coercion - Analysis of mind control with significance for survivors of domestic violence.
Blaming the Victim: Domestic Violence and the Co-Dependency Model - Article by Greg Dear in PDF format. [PDF]
Call to Protect - A domestic violence prevention project to provide those in danger with instant access to help in the form of a wireless phone.
Child Protective Services and Domestic Violence - PDF of an article by Janet E. Findlater and Susan Kelly in the journal The Future of Children on the relationship between domestic violence and child abuse and neglect cases, and the role of Child Protective Services.
City of Shelter - Domestic Violence Training Video
Claims about Husband Battering - Offers a critique of claims that "husband battering" is widespread.
The Clothesline Project - Provides an opportunity for women to bear witness to their personal experience of violence, and celebrate their transformation from victim to survivor in a powerful statement of solidarity.
Communities Against Violence Network (CAVNET) - A searchable, authoritative source of information about violence against women, children, persons with disabilities, gays and lesbians, and others.
A Comparison of Pimps and Batterers by Evelina Giobbe - Evelina Giobbe is at the Commercial Sexual Exploitation Resource Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota. The mission of CSERI is to abate commercial sexual exploitation through research, education and community organizing, and to advocate for the human rights of prostituted women, youth, and transgendered persons, and to increase opportunities for individuals to leave the sex industry.
Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence - A national nonprofit organization working to prevent domestic violence -- CAEPV is the only program in the country founded by business leaders and focused on the workplace.
CUT IT OUT - A program of the Salons Against Domestic Abuse Fund dedicated to mobilizing salon professionals and others to fight the epidemic of domestic abuse in communities across the United States. It builds awareness of domestic abuse and trains salon professionals to recognize warning signs and safely refer clients to local resources.
Danger Assessment Instrument - in Identifying Risk Factors for Femicide in Violent Intimate Relationships - Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
Defending Our Lives - Defending Our Lives exposes the magnitude and severity of domestic violence in this country. It features four women imprisoned for killing their batterers and their terrifying personal testimonies. This film won the Academy Award for Best DocumentaryShort in 1994.
Domestic Violence - What is violence or abuse? Explanation of psychological and physical abuse.
Domestic Violence - American Bar Association - Domestic violence, verbal and psychological Abuse resources by the American Bar Association.
Domestic Violence - U.S. Resources - Listings of and links to articles, agencies, organizations and websites to find help and information concerning domestic violence, elder abuse and abuse against disabled persons in the United States.
Domestic Violence and Child Maltreatment Resources - Violence Against Women Online Resources for Child Custody and Protection - University of Minnesota.
Domestic Violence and Disasters - Article from The FREDA Centre for Research on Violence against Women and Children.
Domestic Violence and Homelessness - National Coalition for the Homeless Fact Sheet #8, May 1998
Domestic Violence and Welfare - from the Welfare Information Network. Articles on the economic aspects of domestic violence, welfare and homelessness.
Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team - Information regarding collaboration between public and non-profit organizations, investigation strategies, training opportunities, ways to increase safety for victims, services for children, and community involvement.
Domestic Violence Handbook - Informative general information site hosted in Oakland County, Michigan. Lists common myths, defines abuse and the cycle of violence, offers personalized safety plan, answers questions about leaving, and personal protection orders.
Domestic Violence Help - Look up help for a loved one or family member from all over the United States. There are stories of families and their struggle with domestic violence.
Domestic Violence in GLBT Relationships - The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's STOP Partner Abuse/Domstic Violence Program provides information about, and resources for, lesbians at risk of domestic violence and those experiencing it.
Domestic Violence Information Center - Information and resources from The Feminist Majority Foundation.
Domestic Violence National Directory of Professional Services - Comprehensive listing of services for domestic violence survivors and the advocates who assist them. Published by the Soros Foundation.
Domestic Violence Report - Civic Research Institute - Devoted exclusively to innovative programs, legal developments, and current services and research in domestic violence law and prevention. Includes: An Advocate's Introduction to DV and the Military.
Domestic Violence Resource Manual - Multnomah County Department of Community and Family Services - Comprehensive resource manual and compilation of contacts information for agencies providing services in this area of Oregon
Domestic Violence Survival Guide - Offers resources for protection against domestic abuse and information on hotline services.
Domination, not alcohol, responsible for domestic violence - by K. Marie Porterfield Indian Country Today correspondent
Drinking Alcohol and Domestic Violence - Article on false correlation between domestic violence and alcohol use.
DV/CPS Collaboration Home - DV/CPS collaborative strategies for integrating domestic violence services into child protection systems.
Education Wife Assault - Information for abused women, professionals, friends, and family on abuse of all types. E-Commerce enabled for publications sales and donations.
eMedicine Health - Domestic Violence - Statistics and resources on domestic violence.
Endless Possibilities - Endless Possibilities is part weaving program, part community center, part recycling program, and part haven. It's a fund raising program of the Outer Banks Hotline Crisis Intervention and Prevention Center.
Faith Trust Institute - The Institute is a non-profit organization headquartered in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. Founded in 1977 by the Rev. Marie M. Fortune, the Institute is an interreligious educational resource addressing issues of sexual and domestic violence.
Family and Domestic Violence Training Package - Participants' Kit - Australian government site with a step by step training manual on domestic violence.
Family Violence Law Enforcement Documentation - Information about documenting abuse using instant photography in health care settings and law enforcement settings.
The Family Violence Prevention Fund - The Family Violence Prevention Fund describes itself as "a national non-profit organization that focuses on domestic violence education, prevention and public policy reform."
Financial Resources for Women and Children, Inc. - Agency founded to provide low cost loans to women in abusive relationships through partnerships with shelters and domestic violence coalitions. Also provides practical advice about finances and planning for emergencies.
Firearms and Domestic Violence - Fact Sheet from the Violence Policy Center
Graphic Resource Site for Women's Domestic Violence Issues. - Free graphic images and designs to use as posters, handouts, or for other applications including use at fund raising events related to violence against women issues. Please request permission for reproduction.
The Greenbook Initiative - To help child welfare and domestic violence agencies and family courts respond more effectively when domestic violence and child maltreatment occur in the same families.
Human Services Policy (HSP): Special Populations/Domestic Violence - Department of Health and Human Services online resources related to Domestic Violence
Immigration Interim Rule on Battered Woman Immigrants - This interim rule amends the Immigration and Naturalization Service ("the Service") regulations to allow a spouse or child to seek immigrant classification if he or she has been battered by, or subjected to extreme cruelty committed by, the citizen or lawful permanent resident spouse or parent.
Instigate - an Online Toolkit - Transforming Communities - Technical Assistance and Training, Marin County, CA.
Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community - The Institute's Mission is: To provide an interdisciplinary vehicle and forum by which scholars, practitioners, and observers of family violence in the African American community will have the continual opportunity to articulate their perspectives on family violence through research findings, the examination of service delivery and intervention mechanisms, and the identification of appropriate and effective responses to prevent/reduce family violence in the African American community.
Intergenerational Transmission of Partner Violence - Results of a 20-year study of the impact of children witnessing violence between their parents. Published in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. Link to full text article in PDF format is provided.
Internet Safety for Survivors - Violence Against Women Online Resources - University of Minnesota
Justice Options for Women who are Victims of Violence - Project looks at the importance of having the input of victims, victim advocates and community justice policy options when new options, such as restorative approaches, are introduced into the justice system in order to ensure that victims are not re-victimized by the system.
Language/Etymology/rule of thumb - Definitive essay on the purported "rule of thumb" law about wife-beating.
Mail Order Brides and the Abuse of Immigrant Women - A License To Abuse: The Impact of Conditional Status on Female Immigrants by Michelle J. Anderson [Text and footnotes of this article are reprinted from The Yale Law Journal. Volume 102 . April 1993 . Number 6. Copyright (c) 1993 by The Yale Law Journal Co., Inc.]
Maitri - San Francisco, CA - Maitri is a free, confidential, nonprofit organization based in the San Francisco Bay Area, that helps South Asian women facing domestic violence, emotional abuse or family conflict. We provide peer support and referrals to legal help, emergency shelters and counselors.
Making Women's Shelters Accessible to Transgendered Women - Funded by the Violence Intervention and Education Workgroup (VIEW), through a grant provided by the Ministry of Education and Training, as part of the Ontario government's Inter-ministerial Violence Against Women Prevention Initiative.
Maternal and Child Health Library Knowledge Path: Domestic Violence - This guide points to key resources on the topic of domestic violence from a health perspective.
Domestic Violence Help: Restraining Orders and Other Legal Options - Regular people often feel helpless in the face of big insurance companies, and think only lawyers have the answers. This site aims to change that. They teach everything you need to know about the personal injury claim and settlement process. Their free Claim Guide gives someone with no legal background the knowledge and tactics to get a fair settlement in minor personal injury claims. The information here is written in plain English - with little or no legal jargon
Mending the Sacred Hoop -Technical Assistance Project - MSH-TA is a Native American program that provides training and technical assistance to our American Indian and Alaskan Native relations in the effort to eliminate violence in the lives of women and their children.
Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Program - The Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Program, founded in 1993 by Northeastern University's Center for the Study of Sport in Society, is a leadership program that motivates student-athletes and student leaders to play a central role in solving problems that historically have been considered "women's issues": rape, battering, and sexual harassment. Partners, Center for the Study of Sport in Society, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Miles Foundation - The Miles Foundation is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to providing direct and support services to victims of violence associated with the military; providing professional education and training of military personnel and civilian community based advocates; conducting and supporting research; serving as a resource center for advocates, journalists and government officials; and serving to ensure that public policy is well-informed and constructive.
Mother's Research and Reference Center - Information and advice about family courts' failing to protect children and mothers in child custody disputes where there has been domestic violence or evidence of child abuse. Includes articles, personal stories, and message boards.
Multnomah County Department of County Human Services - Domestic Violence Resource Manual - Domestic Violence and the Workplace - Web Based Training
National Clearinghouse on Marital and Date Rape - Started in 1978, when marital rape was a crime in only 4 states. Follows national cases; has legal briefs, legislative testimony, bills, statutes, law reviews, newspaper clippings, articles, statistics, published and unpublished studies, and letters.
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence - The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence is "a grassroots non-profit membership organization working since 1978 to end violence in the lives of women and children."
National Domestic Violence Hotline - 24-Hour Access from all 50 states. Translators available.
National Violence Against Women Prevention Research Center - Provides contemporary research and treatment information on the topic of violence against women. Designed to be useful to scientists, practitioners, advocates, grassroots organizations, and any other professional or lay person interested in current topics related to violence against women and its prevention.
NCALL: National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life - This site provides access to program development, policy and technical assistance and training related to the nexus between domestic violence, sexual assault and elder abuse/neglect.
Network for Battered Lesbians and Bisexual Women - The Network for Battered Lesbians and Bisexual Women does activism to end domestic violence and oppression everywhere, and provides services to lesbian, bisexual and transgendered women victims/survivors of battering.
New Social Security Numbers For Domestic Violence Victims And Others - SSA Publication No. 05-10093 - describes procedures and requirements for requesting a new social security number.
New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence - Promoting effective cross-systems' responses to DV through training, technical assistance and policy development.
No Hurt - An online e-zine - Supported by the Young People's Press of Canada, this online electronic magazine provides articles and resources on domestic violence for young people.
No Safe Haven: A Special Report - Special issue of Mother Jones magazine devoted to domestic violence.
No Safe Place - No Safe Place offers resources and insights into the origins and possible solutions to violence against women. (Public Broadcasting System)
NOW and Violence Against Women - The National Organization for Women's site on issues related to violence against women.
Online Danger Assessment - Danger Assessment instrument from Johns Hopkins. Caution: to download the assessment, you must register on the site.
Partnerships Against Violence - Home page of Partnerships Against Violence
Peace at Home - Peace at Home is a human rights agency dedicated to stopping domestic violence.
PeaceWorks Home Page - "PEACEWORKS"is an unique art documentary about domestic violence being developed by The Shelter, Inc. A team of artists/activists/formerly battered women and technicians, have come together to produce this screenplay. Drawn from the poetry, music and artwork of victims, the film stitches together vignettes exploring the root causes of violence and outlining the individual and communal journey of healing from abusive relationships.
Plays about real-life issues - w@rn - WORN down or WARN against? A new, one act play that tells the story of an ordinary, middle-class woman who gets caught up in a cycle of domestic violence.
Poised for Prevention: Advancing Promising Approaches to Primary Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence - The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Prevention Institute called together a group of leaders for a national convening in September 2006. This report is the product of that meeting. Link provided to PDF copy of report.
Portland Women's Crisis Line - Help for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in and around Portland, Oregon with a 24-hour state-wide hotline.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - Conversation with Judith Herman - Harry Kreisler interviews Judith Herman on the personal and political dimensions of trauma and recovery; September 2000. Explains how PTSD develops in women survivors of domestic violence.
Poverty, Welfare and Battered Women: What Does the Research Tell Us? - Department of Justice Online Resources
Prevention Pathways - Connecting Alcohol Abuse and Domestic Violence - Resource with fact sheets, links to funding sources, downloadble videos, ad copy and icons relating to preventing violence through substance abuse treatment.
Prince Edward Island Woman Abuse Protocols - This initiative's goal is to reduce violence towards women by establishing policy and protocol to effectively respond to victims of family violence.
Psychological Maltreatment of Women Inventory - "The PMWI is a 58-item instrument designed to measure the level of psychological abuse of women by their intimate male partners. Partial text from Tolman's PMWI validation Study (1995) is available." - Kristin Ward, Cornell University
Purple Berets Advocacy & Education Project - Purple Berets is a grassroots community-based organization working as advocates for women who are victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. The web site provides information on direct action political organizing to make system-wide change to give women access to justice.
Quality Assurance Program - Peer Review of Domestic Violence - Includes standards and peer review documents for domestic violence programs in Michigan .
Reading List on Domestic Violence - Good basic reading list on domestic violence -- history, research, self-help.
Reporting on Violence - Handbook for journalists supported by grants from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation and The California Wellness Foundation
Responding to Domestic Violence: Where Federal Employees Can Find Help - Prepared by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Includes places to turn to and a sectionalized report.
Rural Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault - The challenge of providing services in rural areas
Rural Victimization Project - Online domestic abuse training tutorials offered for human service professionals. Program is sponsored by the Rural Victimization Project at FSU School of Social Work's Institute for Family Violence Studies.
SafePlace: Disability Services ASAP - Disability Services ASAP offers a resources relating to abuse and violence prevention, sexuality education, and personal safety for people with disabilities, families, and professionals.
The Safety Zone - The Alcohol Connection - Information on Woman Abuse and Addiction
SafetyNet Domestic Violence Resources - SafetyNet - Resources and links, including statistics and a listing of state coalitions against domestic violence from Cybergrrl. Be aware that there is good information on this site, but it has not been updated in several years.
Sanctuary for the Abused - Resources, links and articles on emotional, psychological, verbal and physical abuse and online predators.
SAWNET; South Asian Women's NETwork - Domestic Violence - Domestic Violence information for South Asian Women (taken to include Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka).
The Silent Witness National Initiative - Silent Witness National Initiative is a non-profit organization promoting peace, healing and responsibility in adult relationships in order to eliminate domestic murders by the year 2010.
Sisters, Mothers, Daughters - Domestic Violence Video - They say that killers don't see their victims as people like themselves; they see an object, a thing, something less than human. Here conversations with sisters, parents, children....bring the 'humanity' back to these tragically lost lives. I found it riveting . Recommended: E.Druda, Video Librarian.
100+ Songs Related to Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault - A listing of more than 100 songs in every genre, from traditional ballads to punk, many with links to online lyrics.
Stalking Resource Center - The Stalking Resource Center is a program of the National Center for Victims of Crime. The Stalking Resource Center consists of five components: a Peer-to-Peer Exchange Program, Training, an Information Clearinghouse, a Practitioners' Network, and a Website.
StopTheHurt.com - Offers a safe place for women and children on the net to find domestic violence survival stories, resources, information and support.
Technology Safety and Advocacy Collection - Compiled resources on safe computing for survisors and advocates collected by VAWNET.
Toolkit To End Violence Against Women - To provide concrete guidance to communities, policy leaders, and individuals engaged in activities to end violence against women, the National Advisory Council on Violence Against Women developed the Toolkit To End Violence Against Women. The recommendations contained in the Toolkit were reviewed by numerous experts in the fields of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking.
UNIFEM's Internet Working Group to End Violence Against Women - The United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) has announced the resumption of the End-Violence Working Group, in response to popular demand. End-violence (1998-2000) is a powerful virtual community of over 2,500 people in 120+ countries working to end violence against women. End-violence was a driving force for UNIFEM's global Videoconference, "A World Free of Violence Against Women." End-violence also fed into the Beijing +5 Review Process and reports of UNIFEM and other UN agencies, including the Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women.
United Declaration Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women - Full text of the UN Declaration A/RES/48/104, from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
United States DV Resources - Domestic Violence Resources by State on a clickable map, sponsored by Womens Rural Advocacy Programs in Minnesota
The Urban Institute - Coordinated Community Responses to Domestic Violence in Six Communities: Beyond the Justice System
US State Department - Services - International Adoption and Child Abduction - Information on international adoption and child abduction issues provided by the Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State.
Victim Services Domestic Violence Shelter Tour - A virtual tour of a shelter for domestic abuse survivors in New York City.
Violence Against Women - A factsheet from the World Health Organisation (WHO) covering the scope of the problem, related health consequences, and guidance for health workers.
When Men Murder Women - When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 1999 Homicide Data. Females Murdered by Males in Single Victim/Single Offender Incidents. Site maintained by the Violence Policy Center.
When Victims Have a Right to Know: Automating Notification with VINE - Review of the Vine system for victim notification by the Vera Organization. Report is available in Adobe Acrobat pdf format.
Woman Abuse and the PEI Legal System Research Team of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre - A partnership of community, university and government working together to change the Prince Edward Island justice system to make it sensitive to the needs of survivors of family violence.
Women and Children's Support Resources - A 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization which provides books, posters, tapes and other materials on domestic violence to women's shelters through a unique gift certificate program.
Womens Accounts - News and information with a focus on survivors of domestic violence.
Women's Rights Network - The National Violence Against Women Prevention Research Center was funded, in September 1998, through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control. The Center is a consortium of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), The University of Missouri at St. Louis (UMSL), and Wellesley Centers for Women (WCW) at Wellesley College.
Domestic Violence: An Overview - Offers definitions, prevalence and trends, effects, resources for victims and offenders, and a directory of shelters and hotlines. (February 1, 2001)
Animal Welfare and Domestic Violence - Findings of a study by Frank R. Ascione and Utah State University colleagues concerning history of pet abuse in households of women housed in shelters for victims of domestic violence. Includes links to related resources. (April 25, 1997)