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Drivers of Intimate Partner Violence in Three Refugee Camps

Published: September, 2017| Karin Wachter, MEd

CONTENT Research in humanitarian settings has traditionally focused on the sexual violence women experience by armed actors despite growing evidence that indicates that intimate partner violence (IPV)… View this resource

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Creative Methods for Local Enforcement of Federal Firearms Restrictions

Published: September, 2017| David Keck, J.D.

CONTENT Even if your state does not prohibit firearms possession by Domestic Violence offenders, your community can still develop firearm surrender protocols.  Federal law prohibits possession of… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Domestic Violence is Complex: Cycles, Wheels, or Systems

Published: September, 2017| Sandra Burge, PhD

CONTENT This webinar will focus on the challenges posed to clinicians in working with victims of violence. Dr. Burge will present the findings of their research.  The partner violence literature… View this resource

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Talking Trash: Retaliation Against Victims of Sexually-Based Offenses Within the Military

Published: September, 2017| Sarah Sykes, J.D.

CONTENT Retaliatory behavior toward military victims who report sexual assault and associated crimes is commonplace. Studies indicate that more than half of all such victims experience some type of… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Debunking Domestic Violence Myths

Published: September, 2017| Mary Ann Dutton, PhD

CONTENT Intimate partner violence (IPV) and its concomitant elements of physical violence, sexual abuse, psychological abuse and coercive control can profoundly affect the lives of those exposed to it.… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Part I: Recognizing Stalking in Intimate Partner Violence Cases

Published: September, 2017| Elaina Roberts

CONTENT Research has shown that 7.5 million adults are stalked in one year in the United States, yet stalking is a crime that is often misunderstood, minimized, or missed entirely. While stalking… View this resource

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Part II: Stalking Evidence: What to Look For and How to Get it Admitted

Published: September, 2017| Elaina Roberts

CONTENT In Part II of this webinar series we will delve into the investigation and prosecution of stalking cases. We will explore how to conduct thorough investigations, including evidence preservation… View this resource

Research & Statistics

State Progress in Record Reporting for Firearm-Related Background Checks: Misdemeanor Crimes of Domestic Violence

Published: December, 2016| Anne Gallegos, Becki Goggins

The latest in a series of reports on firearm-related background checks, this report provides an overview of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System Improvement Amendments Act and… View this resource

Research & Statistics

The National Survey of Teen Relationships and Intimate Violence (STRiV)

Published: December, 2016|

This paper summarizes the findings from five papers (three published and two under review) of the National Survey of Teen Relationships and Intimate Violence (STRiV). The purpose of STRiV was to build… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Census of Problem-Solving Courts, 2012

Published: September, 2016| Tracey Kyckelhahn, Ramona R. Rantala, Suzanne M. Strong

This report presents information on various aspects of problem-solving courts, such as funding sources, disqualifying offenses, points of entry, status hearings, services, and benefits to… View this resource

Tools & Guides

STOP SV: A Technical Package to Prevent Sexual Violence

Published: May, 2016| CDC

The CDC released STOP SV: A Technical Package to Prevent Sexual Violence to help states and communities prioritize efforts to prevent sexual violence. A technical package is a collection of strategies… View this resource

Research & Statistics

State Progress in Record Reporting for Firearm-Related Background Checks: Protection Order Submissions

Published: April, 2016| Anne Gallegos, Becki Goggins

SEARCH and the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) collaborated on a research bulletin that examines the progress states have made to report protection orders for firearm-related background… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

A Systematic Approach to Domestic Abuse-Informed Child Custody Decision Making in Family Law Cases

Published: October, 2015| Gabrielle Davis

This article describes a 4-part framework which provides an approach for practitioners who are making decisions in family court cases. The framework encourages these practitioners to 1) identify if… View this resource

Research & Statistics

DoD Family Advocacy Program Fiscal Year 2014 Data

Published: August, 2015| Department of Defense

This Department of Defense (DoD) Family Advocacy Program (FAP) document covers Fiscal Year 2014 and includes data tables, briefing slides, and summary of key findings and demonstrates how the DoD FAP… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Calculating Safety: Reckoning with Domestic Violence in the Context of Child Support Parenting Time Initiatives

Published: April, 2015| Nancy Ver Steegh, Gabrielle Davis

This article explores domestic violence-related implications of federal and state initiatives seeking to establish parenting time in connection with entry of child support orders. The authors… View this resource

Website

ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence

Published: January, 2015| American Bar Association

The mission of the ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence, founded in 1994, is to increase access to justice for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking by mobilizing the… View this resource