Resolution on Male Violence Against Women and Justification
This resolution addresses some of the needs identified in the APA Male Violence Against Women Task Force report and seeks to respond to the critical need for organized psychology to take a leadership position in addressing these issues for psychologists.
Other Domestic Violence Resources
Intimate Partner Violence: Facts & Resources
This brochure highlights the psychological consequences of intimate partner violence, the forms of psychological aggression, how to screen/recognize signs of violence, as well as safety planning information.
Do you think you might be abusing?
Here are common signs that someone is engaging in a form of emotional, physical, and/or sexual abuse against their partner, as well as resources to help victims and abusers.
Help for battered men
Although the majority of domestic violence victims are women, men can be victims as well. Here are some common signs that you may be a victim of domestic violence as well as resources for how to get help.
Do you know a woman being abused?
Ways that you can support a friend involved in an abusive relationship, as well as resources for how to get help.
Partner violence: What can you do?
Violence between partners happens in all groups in society. If your intimate partner has beaten you, you are not alone. Here are some ways to tell if you're at risk as well as resources for how to get help.
Intimate partner abuse and relationship violence (PDF, 376 KB)
This document was developed by the Intimate Partner Abuse and Relationship Violence Working Group to promote education about partner abuse and relationship violence. It represents our recommendation to faculty members who would like to develop courses focused on partner violence or to add information about partner violence to their existing courses.
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
A list of domestic violence resources in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC for National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which occurs in October.