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Realities for Immigrant Populations

Pendleton and Kemp - 2000

Created by Gail Pendleton and Ellen Kemp in 2000, this document discusses the realities of the legal system for immigrant populations. It addresses lack of knowledge, misinformation, fear, language and gender, culture and religion, economic... Read More

Safe from the Start

Jacobson - 2000

This publication, prepared for the U.S. Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services by Wendy B. Jacobson, provides practical steps that can be implemented by professionals who serve youth and families, including child welfare... Read More

Evaluation and Management of the Sexually Assaulted or Sexually Abused Patient

American College of Emergency Physicians - 1999

To minimize unnecessary variations in care, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), in concert with a broad range of clinical, legal, forensic, judicial, advocate, and other organizations, has developed the following consensus approach to... Read More

Breaking the Cycle of Violence: Recommendations to Improve the Criminal Justice Response to Child Victims and Witnesses

Office for Victims of Crime - 1999

This report, created by the Office for Victims of Crime in June of 1999, underscores the importance of focusing special attention upon children who are victims of and witnesses to crime. It lists specific practices... Read More

SB697 – Hospital Community Benefits – California Legislation

State of California - 1994

This document details CA SB 697. This bill requires non-profit hospitals to annually adopt and update a community benefits plan in order to provide community benefits. This document also states that each non-profit hospital is... Read More