Library

For information on checking out one of the following resources’ contact Sally David sallyd@helpnowshelter.org or (407)-847-3286

BOOKS – Domestic Violence – for ADVOCATES & OTHER PROFESSIONALS

 

Violence Against Women (4 Vol) Edited by Stark & Buzawa

Vol #1 Victimization & Community Response Explores ways legislation, community programs

and services 7 public attitudes impact victims, offenders & the community

Vol #2 The Family Context

Domestic Violence in families, highlighting how children are affected and harmed

Vol #3 Criminal Justice and the Law

Examines background, current status and potential for change in the criminal justice system

Vol #4The Media & Cultural Attitudes

Maps the cultural terrain in which we hope to make inroads  and suggests ways to move

forward in a more positive way

 

 

From the Ground Up, Organizing Rural Communities by Praxis International

This book presents strategies for organizing rural communities

 

Building Powerful Community Organizations by M J Brown

A guide to creating groups that can problem solve and bring about change

 

Trauma Stewardship by Lysky & Buck

An everyday guide for self care for those working with victims of Domestic Violence

 

Compassion Fatigue by CR. Figley, PhD

A guide to coping with secondary traumatic stress disorder in those that treat the traumatized

 

Tongue Fu by Sam Harn

How to deflect, disarm, and defuse any verbal conflict or confrontation

 

Assessing Dangerousness by J.C. Campbell, PhD

Updated book on the many factors of determining risks through Risk Assessments

 

Hard Lives, Mean Streets by Jasinky, Wesley, Wright, & Mustaine

What homeless women face and the special needs to be addressed when dealing with DV.

 

Rural Woman Battering and the Justice System by

Presents a through and arresting look at the experiences of battered women in the rural communities Criminal Justice Systems

 

 

 

Continued:  BOOKS- DV- for ADVOCATES & OTHER PROFESSIONALS

 

Battered Women in the Courtroom by:

Probes for the first time the ways in which judges respond to women who are seeking legal help through the courts

 

Black’s Law Dictionary

Definitions of terms and phrases of American and English Judicial system

 

Violence Against Women by:

Address the issues of laws, prevention, enforcement, treatment & health issues concerning Domestic Violence victims

 

 

BOOKS-DV- for THE GENERAL PUBLIC

 

The Myth of Male Power by: W. Farrell, PhD

Why men are the disposable sex and debunking the myths about men

 

Who Stole Feminism? By: Christine Hoff-Sommers

A scathing indictment of the feminist establishment and its myths

 

Why Does He Do That? By: Lindy Bancroft

A look inside the minds of angry men

 

Coercive Control- How Men Entrap Women By: Evan Stark

Ways men entrap women in everyday situations and how it happens

 

Funny He Does Not Look Like a Murderer By: Shirley P. Bostrom

A mother’s painful story about the danger of intimate partner homicide

 

If I Am Missing or Dead By: Janine Latus

A Sister’s story of love, murder and liberation

 

Always My Fault- A Survivors Story By: Jim Woodring

A true story of Natalie a woman so blinded by love that she was unable to listen to anyone

 

How Good Do We Have To Be? By: H.S. Kushner

A new way of understanding quilt and forgiveness

 

Hurt, Healing and Happy Again By: Martin Webber

True stories about surviving

 

Self Matters By: Phillip McGraw, PhD

Guide to finding your true self, the person you were before life took its toll

Cont: BOOKS-DV-For THE GENERAL PUBLIC

 

The Language of Letting Go By: Melody Beattie

A year of healing meditations geared to helping you to move forward, set boundaries & goals

 

Ten Secrets for Success and Inner Peace By: Wayne Dyer

Thought provoking book for those that have chosen to be on their own life path

 

Crazy Busy By: Edward M. Hallowell, MD

Strategies for handling your fast paced life

 

Worry Free Living By: Minirth, Meier & Servis

A learning guide to uncover anxiety and eliminate it

 

The Control Trap; a Woman’s Guide To Freedom From the need to Control Others By: Barbara Sullivan

A guide to letting go of the need to control people and circumstances in your life

 

We Can Work It Out By: M.B. Rosenberg, PhD

Resolving Conflicts peacefully and Powerfully

 

What’s Making You Angry? By: S. Klein & N. Gibson

Ten steps to transforming anger in to creating win, win situations

 

Getting Past the Pain Between Us By: M B Rosenberg, PhD

Healing and reconciliation without compromise

 

Making Our Lives Our Own By: Marilyn Mason PhD

A woman’s guide to the six challenges of personal change

 

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