The DV Evidence Project website houses a range of content across four focus areas. Please read below to learn more about the breadth of resources on this website to support various aspects of your domestic violence prevention and intervention efforts.

Key Services to Adult Victims

Focus Areas

The Key Services to Adult Victims focus area page includes a conceptual framework paper that examines the work of DV programs work within a “social and emotional well-being” framework and a theory of change that maps out how DV programs engage with survivors and their children to influence the factors known to promote well-being. This focus area page also includes research summaries that capture the empirical evidence on the effectiveness of shelter services, advocacy, support groups, and counseling. Finally, program and practice profiles highlighting innovative work are featured.

What Works

Program and practice profiles that are effectively addressing complex social problems in community settings are highlighted here. Please let us know about other innovative work in your community.

Evaluation Tools

This page includes a theory of change guiding evaluation, evaluation manuals and briefs, tips and tools for data collection, and other resources that are relevant to program evaluation.

Publications

All the resources produced under the DV Evidence Project for this focus area are housed on the publications page for easy access.

Children’s Services

Futures Without Violence’s website, Promising Futures: Best Practices for Serving Children, Youth, and Parents Experiencing Domestic Violence, serves as a resource to help domestic violence advocates and organizations enhance their programming to support children and mothers facing domestic violence. The website houses extensive resources, tools and information that can help domestic violence advocates advance their practice.

Prevention (2015)

Content will be added in 2015.

Reducing Abusive Behavior (2015)

Content will be added in 2015.