Conference: 2016 International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Engaging Men and Boys
Location: Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue., NW. Washington, DC 20009
Breakout Session Title: The Economic Abuse: Recognising and Addressing A Barrier To Safety and Recovery
Date: 22nd March 2016
Time: 3:00p.m —4:30p.m
Economic factors are the largest predictor of whether a survivor stays, leaves it goes back to an abuser.
- Economic Sabotage
- Economic Control
- Economic Exploitation
- Economic Impact by Victimisation
ECONOMIC ABUSE AND ECONOMIC CRIMES
- Coerced crimes & criminal records
- Access to child care
- Ability to take time off work
- Economic-based witness intimidation
- Fear of personal justice system involvement.
- SCALE of Economic Abuse (SEA —12)
- CSAJ’s Consumer Rights Screening Tool. (https://www.csaj.org:document-library/consumerrightsscreeningtool-9-11.pdf)
- NNEDX/Allstate’s Moving Ahead
- Facilitation: who and where should do the screening.
- Implementation: What question to ask and in what format?
CONSUMER RIGHTS REMEDIES
- Actions to repair damaged credit or remove the survivor’s name from debt.
- Prohibiting foreclosed & eviction actions against survivors.
- Temporary Assistance for needy families.
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
- Housing Choice Voucher Program.
- Social Security.
- Childcare Subsidies Program.