National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women

990 Spring Garden Street, Suite 703

Philadelphia, PA 19123

215/763-1144
800/903-0111 x3

We accept collect calls from incarcerated
victims of battering.

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Publications by Topic

ADVOCACY AND SERVICES FOR VICTIM DEFENDANTS

In Their Own Words: Victims of Battering Talk About Being Arrested and Convicted

by Melissa Scaia (May 2017)

Presents the findings of a series of focus groups and interviews with female victims of battering who had been convicted of domestic-violence-related crimes against their intimate partners. [23 pages]

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A Toolkit for Systems Advocacy for Victims of Battering Charged with Crimes

by Sue Osthoff and Jane Sadusky (December 2016)

Provides ideas, strategies, and techniques for addressing the needs and challenges related to making victims of battering charged with crimes visible and central in a community’s response to battering. Includes resources, references, as advocacy organization survey, and a data collection workbook. [147 pages] 

 

Issues to Consider When Facilitating Groups with Battered Women in Jail or Prison

by Andrea Bible (March 2011)

Explores issues advocates should consider when facilitating a group with victims of battering in jail or prison, including the realities of working inside correctional facilities, and offers potential topics to address in such groups. [59 pages]

 

Working with Battered Women in Jail: A Manual for Community-Based Battered Women's Advocates

by National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women Staff
(November 2009)

Provides information and strategies to help community-based advocates provide effective and holistic support to incarcerated victims of battering. [80 pages]