Collaborating for Safety: Coordinating the Military and Civilian Response to Domestic Violence
Elements and Tools
Jane M. Sadusky
Whether you are one victim advocate in the Family Advocacy Program (FAP) at a military base, an advocate in a local battered women’s shelter, or a practitioner in an established civilian coordinated community response (CCR) who wants to build or enhance a collaborative relationship between the local community and the military installation, the information in our new downloadable handbook will get you started. This handbook provides an overview of the processes used in the implementation of the OVW funded Military/Civilian Coordinated Community Response Demonstration Project. The goal of this project was to create guidelines for coordinating the response of civilian and military agencies to domestic violence cases involving military personnel that enhance victim safety and autonomy, effectively hold perpetrators accountable for ending their violence, and provide safety and support to children exposed to violence in these families. The Battered Women’s Justice Project thanks the United States Army Fort Campbell command, their civilian partners in Christian County, Kentucky, and Montgomery County, Tennessee, and Debby Tucker, National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence. Our thanks also go to the United States Navy commands at Naval Air Station Jacksonville and Naval Station Mayport, along with their civilian partners in the City of Jacksonville and Duval County, Florida.
View Article » Collaborating_for_Safety.pdf
View Article » Appendix 01_Mapping Domestic Violence Case Processing.pdf
View Article » Appendix 02_Creating an Intervention Project.pdf
View Article » Appendix 03_First Steps Toward a Military-Civilian CCR- A Self-Assessment.pdf
View Article » Appendix 04_Community Portrait – Military.pdf
View Article » Appendix 05_Community Portrait – Civilian.pdf
View Article » Appendix 06_Department of Defense Instruction Number 6400.06.pdf
View Article » Appendix 07_Understanding the Military Response to Domestic Violence_Part1.pdf
View Article » Appendix 07_Understanding the Military Response to Domestic Violence_Part2.pdf
View Article » Appendix 07_Understanding the Military Response to Domestic Violence_Part3.pdf
View Article » Appendix 07_Understanding the Military Response to Domestic Violence_Part4.pdf
View Article » Appendix 08_At a Glance Military Resource Handbook for Virginia's Sexual and Domestic Violence Centers.pdf
View Article » Appendix 09 _Effective Intervention_Part1.pdf
View Article » Appendix 09 _Effective Intervention_Part2.pdf
View Article » Appendix 09 _Effective Intervention_Part3.pdf
View Article » Appendix 09 _Effective Intervention_Part4.pdf
View Article » Appendix 10_ Adapting the Department of Defense MOU Templates to Local Needs.pdf
View Article » Appendix 11_Memorandum of Understanding-Jacksonville Demonstration Project.pdf
View Article » Appendix 12_Memorandum of Understanding-Fort Campbell Demonstration Project.pdf
View Article » Appendix 13_Memorandum of Understanding-Hampton Roads.pdf
View Article » Appendix 14_Military-Civilian CCR – Work Plan Template and Sample.pdf
View Article » Appendix 15_ Essential Agreements in a Coordinated Community Response.pdf
View Article » Appendix 16_Planning and Conducting Focus Groups.pdf
View Article » Appendix 17_Getting Help and Making Choices.pdf

Understanding the Military Response to Domestic Violence
Tools for Civilian Advocates
By Judith Beals, Updated by Patricia Erwin
This handbook has been updated to include information about the DoD policy on restricted reporting for victims of domestic violence. It is designed to assist civilian advocates who are working with military victims of domestic violence -- both active duty victims and partners of active duty service members. It will help you respond to the uniquely challenging needs of this population of survivors.
View Article » BWJP_Military_Part1.pdf
View Article » BWJP_Military_Part2.pdf
View Article » BWJP_Military_Part3.pdf
View Article » BWJP_Military_Part4.pdf
View Article » BWJP_Military_Part5.pdf

Victim Advocate Guide
Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and Combat Experience
Battered Women's Justice Project
Most people returning from war zones will have stress reactions and will need to readjust to being home. This guide provides information that will help advocates understand these stress reactions and their relationship to intimate partner violence in order to provide effective information and referrals to victims.
View Article » Victim_Advocate_Guide.pdf