Practical Implications of Current Intimate Partner Violence Research for Victim Advocates and Service Providers

Barbara J. Hart, J.D., Andrew R. Klein, Ph.D.

This article is intended to expand and enhance the 2009 resource of Andrew Klein’s entitled Practical Implications of Current Domestic Violence Research: For Law Enforcement, Prosecutors and Judges published by the National Institute of Justice. There are some substantial differences between the earlier work and this guide, although there is also much overlap.

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Practical Implications of Current Domestic Violence Research: For Law Enforcement,  Prosecutors and Judges

Andrew R. Klein, Ph.D.

The purpose of this work is to describe to practitioners what the research tells us about domestic violence, including its perpetrators and victims, the impact of current responses to it and, more particularly, the implications of that research for day-to-day, real-world responses to domestic violence by law enforcement officers, prosecutors and judges.

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Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Implementation and Collaborative Process: What Works Best for the Criminal Justice System?

Rebecca Campbell, Ph.D, Megan Greeson, Ph.D., Deborah Bybee, Ph.D., Jennifer Watling Neal, Ph.D., Sept 2013

This study examined the structure and functioning of U.S. SARTs, patterns of SART implementation and how these patterns relate to SARTs perceived effectiveness at improving victim and legal outcomes.

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