The program will support nine social work students, developing their ability to respond to domestic violence.
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The researchers will create evidence-based, intimate partner violence pretrial safety assessment guides for judges to use when considering pretrial release in intimate partner violence cases.
Bethany Backes, assistant professor of criminal justice and social work, reflects on her path to academia for Women’s History Month.
Housing programs can serve as a lifeline for domestic violence survivors and their children – providing them with vital resources to leave abusive relationships and find safety.