”A Statewide Law Enforcement Protocol: Children Exposed to Domestic Violence” Safe from the Start, Crime and Violence Prevention Center, California Attorney General’s Office, Edmund G. Brown Jr., June 2007. To download, click here.
Davies, J. “Advocacy Beyond Leaving: Helping Battered Women in Contact With Current or Former Partners, A Guide for Domestic Violence Advocates.” Family Violence Prevention Fund, 2009. – In this guide, published by the Family Violence Prevention Fund, the author describes victims in contact with batterers, explains why they remain in contact, and describes a victim-defined approach to advocacy. Topics include the accuracy of victims’ risk analyses, what to include in a safety plan, what to do when advocates have a different analysis, and when to talk about options for limiting contact. The authors also discuss ways to support a victim’s parenting, reviewing risks to children, and what to do if the children are not okay. To download, click here.