Examining Government Regulations

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Unformatted text preview: [EXAM I N I NG GOVERN MEN T REGULAT IONS] 1 Examining Government Regulations Sharon L. Jones University of Phoenix Axia College [EXAM I N I NG GOVERN MEN T REGULAT IONS] 2 Every government has many different regulations and it is very difficult to identify them. My research took me to Virginia Beach Social Services Department and my target population is people involved in domestic violence. Domestic violence is a difficult subject especially when it comes to how it is handled by law enforcement, legal, medical and the judicial system. Ellen Pence, founder of the Domestic Abuse Intervention Project in Duluth, states: The actions of those located in different parts of a coordinated system need to be centered toward victim safety and organized in ways that complement rather than undermine or subvert each other. With this goal in mind, practitioners decisions and actions need to be guided by sets of protocol standards and, in some cases, direct policies. (Pence, 1993) The system needs policies that help the way organizations respond to violence and how they respond and anticipate a potential batterer. We see so many times how victims are battered because they sought out help from the state and the community or because of the actions the state has taken for them, puts them in harms way. We also see victims who due to the state/community actions are coerced to go into a direction that may cause them harm. Policies also must understand how the victim was hurt and to what level of danger they are in, Ellen Pence states, that it is important to understand how the violence is being used in the relationship and this must be built into the work of the [EXAM I N I NG GOVERN MEN T REGULAT IONS] 3 practitioners and seen as the collective work of all interveners. (Pence, 1993) These are just a few of the things that need to be in a policy involving domestic violence....
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2010 for the course HUM HSM 210 taught by Professor Dr.karenbeard during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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