1 edition of Guidelines for recognizing and providing care for victims of domestic violence found in the catalog.
Guidelines for recognizing and providing care for victims of domestic violence
Toby M. Long
Includes bibliographical references (p. 29-31).
|Statement||[prepared by Toby Long and Kirsten Sippel].|
|Contributions||Sippel, Kirsten., American Physical Therapy Association (1921- )|
|LC Classifications||RC569.5.F3 L66 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||36 p. :|
|Number of Pages||36|
|LC Control Number||99167637|
TABLE OF CONTENTS SECTION TOPIC PAGE 1 Introduction 2 2 The Nature of Domestic Violence 9 3 Belizean Factors and Statistics 20 4 Coping with Domestic Violence 24 5 Legal and Medical Procedures 29 6 Resources 43 7 Counseling Tips Domestic violence is pervasive, with 1 in 4 women experiencing abuse during their lifetimes. In , the World Health Organization identified domestic violence as a serious public health problem with victims experiencing more operative procedures, visits to doctors and hospital stays than non-victims. Domestic violence causes not onlyFile Size: KB.
Good Practice Guidelines for the Domestic and Family Violence Sector in NSW PREFACE Domestic Violence NSW (DVNSW) is the peak body for services providing specialist responses to women and families experiencing domestic and family violence (DFV) in New South Wales (NSW). Our mission is to eliminate domestic and familyFile Size: KB. Bosnia and Herzegovina: Book of Rules on the Implementation of the Protection Measure of Sheltering Victims of Domestic Violence ().The regulation provides a framework for which institutions may provide shelter services for women, what those services should entail and how they should be provided, including guidelines on infrastructure.
Federal funding for VAWA, VOCA, and FVPSA has enhanced federal, tribal, state and local responses to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking, and supported lifesaving emergency shelters and services for domestic violence victims and other crime victims. Increased funding is essential to ensure that programs across the country can keep the lights on, answer crisis calls. iolence and Child Maltreatment: Guidelines for Policy and Practice families experiencing domestic violence and child maltreatment. It is intended to mother are used frequently in this book to refer to the adult victim of domestic Size: KB.
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