Date of Award
Doctor of Psychology (PsyD)
Shawn Davis, PhD
Lisa Christiansen, PsyD
Although domestic violence is a problem across racial, economic, religious and cultural backgrounds, few studies in the past 30 years have examined what resources for survivors of domestic violence are actually useful, and if the women who use them improve. The current study examines the satisfaction and mental health of residents of Monika’s House, a domestic violence shelter in Washington County, Oregon. The results of the study suggest that overall mental health of the residents of the shelter improved over the course of their 4 week stay, and the residents were very satisfied overall with the quality of services they received.
Grovert, Amanda J. (2011). Satisfaction and Mental Health of Residents of Monika’s House Shelter (Doctoral dissertation, Pacific University). Retrieved from: