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Advocacy

Jagori

added 02/12/2010

"Jagori is a women’s training, documentation, communication and resource center that was established in 1984 in India. It works extensively on the impact of current economic and social processes on women’s lives and issues like communal violence, economic policies, reproductive and child health and violence against women."

Rutgers Center on Violence Against Women and Children

added 02/20/2009

The center aims to end violence against women and children and focuses on multidisciplinary research, education, and training that impacts communities and policy in New Jersey, the U.S., and throughout the world.

State Child Welfare Policy Database

added 03/07/2010

Developed by Child Trends and sponsored by Casey Family Programs, this website provides state-by-state policy information on a range of child welfare topics. Visitors can access up-to-date information on individual state policies and can compare their own state's policies to those of other states.

The Leadership Council On Child Abuse and Interpersonal Violence

added 02/25/2009

"The Leadership Council is a nonprofit independent scientific organization providing professionals and lay persons with the latest scientific information on issues that may affect the public's health and safety. Their mission is to promote the ethical application of psychological science to human welfare, especially abused and neglected children."


Child custody

The Leadership Council On Child Abuse and Interpersonal Violence

added 02/25/2009

"The Leadership Council is a nonprofit independent scientific organization providing professionals and lay persons with the latest scientific information on issues that may affect the public's health and safety. Their mission is to promote the ethical application of psychological science to human welfare, especially abused and neglected children."


Child exposure

California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare

added 06/04/2008

The California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare (CEBC) website is designed to: "Serve as an online connection for child welfare professionals, staff of public and private organizations, academic institutions, and others who are committed to serving children and families. Provide up-to-date information on evidence-based child welfare practices. Facilitate the utilization of evidence-based practices as a method of achieving improved outcomes of safety, permanency and well-being for children and families involved in the California public child welfare system."

Crimes Against Children Research Center

added 02/13/2001

The Crimes Against Children Research Center at the University of New Hampshire provides high quality research and statistics to the public, policy makers, law enforcement personnel, and other child welfare practitioners. CCRC is concerned with research about the nature of crimes including child abduction, homicide, rape, assault, and physical and sexual abuse as well as their impact.

CrimeSolutions.gov

added 09/21/2011

The Office of Justice Programs’ CrimeSolutions.gov uses rigorous research to determine what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services.
This specific link takes you to their evidence based practices for children exposed to domestic violence for which their are 14 effective practices. There are also 11 promising practices.

PreVAiL Research Network

added 04/07/2010

"Preventing Violence Across the Lifespan (PreVAiL), is an international research collaboration of over 50 researchers and partners from Canada, the US, the UK, Asia, Europe and Australia, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute for Gender and Health (2009-2014). Our goal is to bring together researchers and decision-maker partners to produce and share knowledge that will help children, women and men exposed to child maltreatment and intimate partner violence (IPV)."

Safe Start Center

added 10/22/2010

The Safe Start Center is a website compiling research, resources, service delivery strategies and more for The Safe Start Initiative which is funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The goal of the Safe Start Initiative is to broaden the knowledge of and promote community investment in evidence-based strategies for reducing the impact of children's exposure to violence.

The Future of Children Online Journal

added 03/14/2000

The Future of Children is an online publication of the Children, Families, and Communities Program of The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The primary purpose of The Future of Children is to promote effective policies and programs for children by providing policymakers, service providers, and the media with timely, objective information based on the best available research. Vol. 9 - No. 3 - Winter 1999 is about Domestic Violence and Children and includes articles such as: Domestic Violence and Children: Analysis and Recommendations; Prevalence and Effects of Child Exposure to Domestic Violence; and The Impact of Violence on Children. Jeffrey Edleson, Ph.D. from the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse was the issue's Editoral Advisor.


Child sexual abuse

Home: The Child Recovery and Reintegration Network

added 05/13/2011

The Child Recovery and Reintegration Network supports and strengthens research, knowledge and learning surrounding the recovery and reintegration of children affected by sexual exploitation and trafficking globally.


Child welfare

California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare

added 06/04/2008

The California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare (CEBC) website is designed to: "Serve as an online connection for child welfare professionals, staff of public and private organizations, academic institutions, and others who are committed to serving children and families. Provide up-to-date information on evidence-based child welfare practices. Facilitate the utilization of evidence-based practices as a method of achieving improved outcomes of safety, permanency and well-being for children and families involved in the California public child welfare system."

Crimes Against Children Research Center

added 02/13/2001

The Crimes Against Children Research Center at the University of New Hampshire provides high quality research and statistics to the public, policy makers, law enforcement personnel, and other child welfare practitioners. CCRC is concerned with research about the nature of crimes including child abduction, homicide, rape, assault, and physical and sexual abuse as well as their impact.

Jagori

added 02/12/2010

"Jagori is a women’s training, documentation, communication and resource center that was established in 1984 in India. It works extensively on the impact of current economic and social processes on women’s lives and issues like communal violence, economic policies, reproductive and child health and violence against women."

PreVAiL Research Network

added 04/07/2010

"Preventing Violence Across the Lifespan (PreVAiL), is an international research collaboration of over 50 researchers and partners from Canada, the US, the UK, Asia, Europe and Australia, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute for Gender and Health (2009-2014). Our goal is to bring together researchers and decision-maker partners to produce and share knowledge that will help children, women and men exposed to child maltreatment and intimate partner violence (IPV)."

Safe Start Center

added 10/22/2010

The Safe Start Center is a website compiling research, resources, service delivery strategies and more for The Safe Start Initiative which is funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The goal of the Safe Start Initiative is to broaden the knowledge of and promote community investment in evidence-based strategies for reducing the impact of children's exposure to violence.

State Child Welfare Policy Database

added 03/07/2010

Developed by Child Trends and sponsored by Casey Family Programs, this website provides state-by-state policy information on a range of child welfare topics. Visitors can access up-to-date information on individual state policies and can compare their own state's policies to those of other states.

The Future of Children Online Journal

added 03/14/2000

The Future of Children is an online publication of the Children, Families, and Communities Program of The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The primary purpose of The Future of Children is to promote effective policies and programs for children by providing policymakers, service providers, and the media with timely, objective information based on the best available research. Vol. 9 - No. 3 - Winter 1999 is about Domestic Violence and Children and includes articles such as: Domestic Violence and Children: Analysis and Recommendations; Prevalence and Effects of Child Exposure to Domestic Violence; and The Impact of Violence on Children. Jeffrey Edleson, Ph.D. from the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse was the issue's Editoral Advisor.

The Leadership Council On Child Abuse and Interpersonal Violence

added 02/25/2009

"The Leadership Council is a nonprofit independent scientific organization providing professionals and lay persons with the latest scientific information on issues that may affect the public's health and safety. Their mission is to promote the ethical application of psychological science to human welfare, especially abused and neglected children."


Consequences

PreVAiL Research Network

added 04/07/2010

"Preventing Violence Across the Lifespan (PreVAiL), is an international research collaboration of over 50 researchers and partners from Canada, the US, the UK, Asia, Europe and Australia, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute for Gender and Health (2009-2014). Our goal is to bring together researchers and decision-maker partners to produce and share knowledge that will help children, women and men exposed to child maltreatment and intimate partner violence (IPV)."


Domestic violence

California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare

added 06/04/2008

The California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare (CEBC) website is designed to: "Serve as an online connection for child welfare professionals, staff of public and private organizations, academic institutions, and others who are committed to serving children and families. Provide up-to-date information on evidence-based child welfare practices. Facilitate the utilization of evidence-based practices as a method of achieving improved outcomes of safety, permanency and well-being for children and families involved in the California public child welfare system."

Crimes Against Children Research Center

added 02/13/2001

The Crimes Against Children Research Center at the University of New Hampshire provides high quality research and statistics to the public, policy makers, law enforcement personnel, and other child welfare practitioners. CCRC is concerned with research about the nature of crimes including child abduction, homicide, rape, assault, and physical and sexual abuse as well as their impact.

CrimeSolutions.gov

added 09/21/2011

The Office of Justice Programs’ CrimeSolutions.gov uses rigorous research to determine what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services.
This specific link takes you to their evidence based practices for children exposed to domestic violence for which their are 14 effective practices. There are also 11 promising practices.

Jagori

added 02/12/2010

"Jagori is a women’s training, documentation, communication and resource center that was established in 1984 in India. It works extensively on the impact of current economic and social processes on women’s lives and issues like communal violence, economic policies, reproductive and child health and violence against women."

The Future of Children Online Journal

added 03/14/2000

The Future of Children is an online publication of the Children, Families, and Communities Program of The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The primary purpose of The Future of Children is to promote effective policies and programs for children by providing policymakers, service providers, and the media with timely, objective information based on the best available research. Vol. 9 - No. 3 - Winter 1999 is about Domestic Violence and Children and includes articles such as: Domestic Violence and Children: Analysis and Recommendations; Prevalence and Effects of Child Exposure to Domestic Violence; and The Impact of Violence on Children. Jeffrey Edleson, Ph.D. from the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse was the issue's Editoral Advisor.

The Leadership Council On Child Abuse and Interpersonal Violence

added 02/25/2009

"The Leadership Council is a nonprofit independent scientific organization providing professionals and lay persons with the latest scientific information on issues that may affect the public's health and safety. Their mission is to promote the ethical application of psychological science to human welfare, especially abused and neglected children."


Global

Global Research Program on Mobilizing Men for Violence Prevention

added 02/25/2009
Jeffrey L. Edleson and Richard M. Tolman

The aim of this project is to develop and test early prevention strategies to engage new fathers and non-violent men in preventing violence against women and children. It is a collaborative project of Richard M. Tolman, a Professor in the University of Michigan's School of Social Work, and Jeffrey L. Edleson, a Professor in the University of Minnesota's School of Social Work and Director of the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse.

Jagori

added 02/12/2010

"Jagori is a women’s training, documentation, communication and resource center that was established in 1984 in India. It works extensively on the impact of current economic and social processes on women’s lives and issues like communal violence, economic policies, reproductive and child health and violence against women."

PreVAiL Research Network

added 04/07/2010

"Preventing Violence Across the Lifespan (PreVAiL), is an international research collaboration of over 50 researchers and partners from Canada, the US, the UK, Asia, Europe and Australia, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute for Gender and Health (2009-2014). Our goal is to bring together researchers and decision-maker partners to produce and share knowledge that will help children, women and men exposed to child maltreatment and intimate partner violence (IPV)."

Rutgers Center on Violence Against Women and Children

added 02/20/2009

The center aims to end violence against women and children and focuses on multidisciplinary research, education, and training that impacts communities and policy in New Jersey, the U.S., and throughout the world.


Health/medical profession

Academy on Violence and Abuse

added 06/03/2008
Michael Callahan

"The Academy on Violence and Abuse is an academic, health-professional membership-based organization dedicated to making violence and abuse a core component of medical and related professional education."

Jagori

added 02/12/2010

"Jagori is a women’s training, documentation, communication and resource center that was established in 1984 in India. It works extensively on the impact of current economic and social processes on women’s lives and issues like communal violence, economic policies, reproductive and child health and violence against women."

The Leadership Council On Child Abuse and Interpersonal Violence

added 02/25/2009

"The Leadership Council is a nonprofit independent scientific organization providing professionals and lay persons with the latest scientific information on issues that may affect the public's health and safety. Their mission is to promote the ethical application of psychological science to human welfare, especially abused and neglected children."


Intervention

Academy on Violence and Abuse

added 06/03/2008
Michael Callahan

"The Academy on Violence and Abuse is an academic, health-professional membership-based organization dedicated to making violence and abuse a core component of medical and related professional education."

Promising Practices Network on Children, Families and Communities

added 12/07/2010

The PPN website offers unique resources that provide credible, research-based information on what works to improve the lives of children and families. Key aspects of the site include Programs that Work, Research Briefs, Resources and Tools, Expert Perspectives, and Effective Service Delivery.


Legal/Policy

State Child Welfare Policy Database

added 03/07/2010

Developed by Child Trends and sponsored by Casey Family Programs, this website provides state-by-state policy information on a range of child welfare topics. Visitors can access up-to-date information on individual state policies and can compare their own state's policies to those of other states.

The Future of Children Online Journal

added 03/14/2000

The Future of Children is an online publication of the Children, Families, and Communities Program of The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The primary purpose of The Future of Children is to promote effective policies and programs for children by providing policymakers, service providers, and the media with timely, objective information based on the best available research. Vol. 9 - No. 3 - Winter 1999 is about Domestic Violence and Children and includes articles such as: Domestic Violence and Children: Analysis and Recommendations; Prevalence and Effects of Child Exposure to Domestic Violence; and The Impact of Violence on Children. Jeffrey Edleson, Ph.D. from the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse was the issue's Editoral Advisor.


Manuals/Guides/Reports

Safe Start Center

added 10/22/2010

The Safe Start Center is a website compiling research, resources, service delivery strategies and more for The Safe Start Initiative which is funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The goal of the Safe Start Initiative is to broaden the knowledge of and promote community investment in evidence-based strategies for reducing the impact of children's exposure to violence.


Mental health

PreVAiL Research Network

added 04/07/2010

"Preventing Violence Across the Lifespan (PreVAiL), is an international research collaboration of over 50 researchers and partners from Canada, the US, the UK, Asia, Europe and Australia, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute for Gender and Health (2009-2014). Our goal is to bring together researchers and decision-maker partners to produce and share knowledge that will help children, women and men exposed to child maltreatment and intimate partner violence (IPV)."

The Leadership Council On Child Abuse and Interpersonal Violence

added 02/25/2009

"The Leadership Council is a nonprofit independent scientific organization providing professionals and lay persons with the latest scientific information on issues that may affect the public's health and safety. Their mission is to promote the ethical application of psychological science to human welfare, especially abused and neglected children."


Parenting

Global Research Program on Mobilizing Men for Violence Prevention

added 02/25/2009
Jeffrey L. Edleson and Richard M. Tolman

The aim of this project is to develop and test early prevention strategies to engage new fathers and non-violent men in preventing violence against women and children. It is a collaborative project of Richard M. Tolman, a Professor in the University of Michigan's School of Social Work, and Jeffrey L. Edleson, a Professor in the University of Minnesota's School of Social Work and Director of the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse.

State Child Welfare Policy Database

added 03/07/2010

Developed by Child Trends and sponsored by Casey Family Programs, this website provides state-by-state policy information on a range of child welfare topics. Visitors can access up-to-date information on individual state policies and can compare their own state's policies to those of other states.


Prevalence/Research

Academy on Violence and Abuse

added 06/03/2008
Michael Callahan

"The Academy on Violence and Abuse is an academic, health-professional membership-based organization dedicated to making violence and abuse a core component of medical and related professional education."

Crimes Against Children Research Center

added 02/13/2001

The Crimes Against Children Research Center at the University of New Hampshire provides high quality research and statistics to the public, policy makers, law enforcement personnel, and other child welfare practitioners. CCRC is concerned with research about the nature of crimes including child abduction, homicide, rape, assault, and physical and sexual abuse as well as their impact.

Global Research Program on Mobilizing Men for Violence Prevention

added 02/25/2009
Jeffrey L. Edleson and Richard M. Tolman

The aim of this project is to develop and test early prevention strategies to engage new fathers and non-violent men in preventing violence against women and children. It is a collaborative project of Richard M. Tolman, a Professor in the University of Michigan's School of Social Work, and Jeffrey L. Edleson, a Professor in the University of Minnesota's School of Social Work and Director of the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse.

Jagori

added 02/12/2010

"Jagori is a women’s training, documentation, communication and resource center that was established in 1984 in India. It works extensively on the impact of current economic and social processes on women’s lives and issues like communal violence, economic policies, reproductive and child health and violence against women."

PreVAiL Research Network

added 04/07/2010

"Preventing Violence Across the Lifespan (PreVAiL), is an international research collaboration of over 50 researchers and partners from Canada, the US, the UK, Asia, Europe and Australia, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute for Gender and Health (2009-2014). Our goal is to bring together researchers and decision-maker partners to produce and share knowledge that will help children, women and men exposed to child maltreatment and intimate partner violence (IPV)."

Rutgers Center on Violence Against Women and Children

added 02/20/2009

The center aims to end violence against women and children and focuses on multidisciplinary research, education, and training that impacts communities and policy in New Jersey, the U.S., and throughout the world.

State Child Welfare Policy Database

added 03/07/2010

Developed by Child Trends and sponsored by Casey Family Programs, this website provides state-by-state policy information on a range of child welfare topics. Visitors can access up-to-date information on individual state policies and can compare their own state's policies to those of other states.

The Future of Children Online Journal

added 03/14/2000

The Future of Children is an online publication of the Children, Families, and Communities Program of The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The primary purpose of The Future of Children is to promote effective policies and programs for children by providing policymakers, service providers, and the media with timely, objective information based on the best available research. Vol. 9 - No. 3 - Winter 1999 is about Domestic Violence and Children and includes articles such as: Domestic Violence and Children: Analysis and Recommendations; Prevalence and Effects of Child Exposure to Domestic Violence; and The Impact of Violence on Children. Jeffrey Edleson, Ph.D. from the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse was the issue's Editoral Advisor.

The Leadership Council On Child Abuse and Interpersonal Violence

added 02/25/2009

"The Leadership Council is a nonprofit independent scientific organization providing professionals and lay persons with the latest scientific information on issues that may affect the public's health and safety. Their mission is to promote the ethical application of psychological science to human welfare, especially abused and neglected children."


Prevention

Academy on Violence and Abuse

added 06/03/2008
Michael Callahan

"The Academy on Violence and Abuse is an academic, health-professional membership-based organization dedicated to making violence and abuse a core component of medical and related professional education."

Global Research Program on Mobilizing Men for Violence Prevention

added 02/25/2009
Jeffrey L. Edleson and Richard M. Tolman

The aim of this project is to develop and test early prevention strategies to engage new fathers and non-violent men in preventing violence against women and children. It is a collaborative project of Richard M. Tolman, a Professor in the University of Michigan's School of Social Work, and Jeffrey L. Edleson, a Professor in the University of Minnesota's School of Social Work and Director of the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse.

Promising Practices Network on Children, Families and Communities

added 12/07/2010

The PPN website offers unique resources that provide credible, research-based information on what works to improve the lives of children and families. Key aspects of the site include Programs that Work, Research Briefs, Resources and Tools, Expert Perspectives, and Effective Service Delivery.


Research

Connect Research Centre

added 06/26/2013

The Connect Centre for International Research on Interpersonal Violence brings together researchers, practitioners and influencers to develop new ideas on preventing all forms of violence between individuals in personal relationships, adults and children. The Centre conducts policy and practice focused research, often collaboratively; provides a specialist environment for PhD and post graduate research training; provides consultancy; a forum and opportunities for cross disciplinary and international networking, debate and collective influencing; supports activities for knowledge exchange and the use of research to influence change.

Wellesley Centers on Women

added 03/07/2000

A collaboration from the Center for Research on Women and the Stone Center for Developmental Services and Studies. Research programs include Adult Memories and Consequences and Recovery from Child Sexual Abuse; Longitudinal Research on Partner Violence, Child Physical Abuse and Child Sexual Abuse; and Reach Out to Schools: Social Competency Program Assessment Project.