The following new publications were developed for 2013:
New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence (OPDV)
OPDV developed three new on-line Information Guides:
- Teen Dating Violence: Information for Teens
- Teen Dating Violence: Information for Parents
- Teen Dating Violence: Bystander Intervention, Prevention and Education
OPDV in collaboration with NYS Office of Children and Family Services and NYS Office for the Aging and Life Span of Rochester, developed and distributed “Understanding and Preventing Mistreatment of Seniors.” This brochure is a preventive tool designed to bring awareness to the older adult population in New York State about how they might be mistreated and by whom. Referral information is also included.
OPDV developed Desk Reference: Recognizing and Responding to Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation for staff working in senior citizen centers. It offers important information regarding the signs of abuse, mistreatment and/or financial exploitation as well as referral information.
OPDV produced and distributed the following reports:
OPDV developed Guiding Principles for Community Domestic Violence Policy in collaboration with the Empire Justice Center and subject matter experts from across the state. This web document provides valuable information for community systems and organizations interested in developing domestic violence policy.
OPDV produced a set of videos called “Finding Safety & Support: The Video” and corresponding public service announcements. DVDs are available and videos can be viewed at www.YouTube.com/NYSdomesticviolence.