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Assessing and Responding to Men who Pose High Risk to their Intimate Partners

Published: June, 2018| David Adams

Founded in 1977, Emerge has pioneered effective and culturally relevant abuser education strategies as well as those for abusers in same-sex relationships. David Adams, Co-Director of Emerge, will… View this resource

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Protection Orders that Matter

Published: May, 2018| David Keck, JD

This webinar provides practical information for advocates, petitioners’ counsel, and the courts for approaching domestic violence protection orders that will have a positive impact in the lives of… View this resource

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Assessing Risk and Lethality for Parents and Children in Domestic Violence Cases

Published: May, 2018| Rebecca Thomforde-Hauser and Janice M. Rosa

Please join us for a webinar highlighting ways in which courts and judges can better understand and respond to domestic violence risk factors in civil cases, highlighting outcomes from a national… View this resource

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Promising Community Practices: The High At-Risk Team, Bristol County, Massachusetts

Published: May, 2018| Courtney Cahill, JD

The High At-Risk Team (HART) program of Bristol County, MA is an innovative community effort to focus resources on the most dangerous and repeat domestic violence offenders in order to keep victims… View this resource

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Should She Stay or Should She Go: Helping Domestic Violence Survivors with Interstate Cases

Published: May, 2018| Deborah Goelman, Esq. and Amie Lewis, MA

This webinar on basic interstate custody issues will provide participants with an overview of the various federal and state laws that govern interstate custody cases. It is designed for attorneys… View this resource

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“You Can’t Believe a Word She Says!”: Credibility Issues for Survivors of Violence with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Histories

Published: May, 2018| Rachel White Domain

Survivors who experience mental health or substance use conditions may not be believed when they seek help. These survivors may be experiencing the mental health effects of trauma and/or using… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Implementing Probation Group Reporting

Published: May, 2018| James E. Henderson Jr., MSW and Stephanie Avalon

Traditional probation practice involves a great deal of tracking of offenders. On a typical day of back to back meetings with probationers, the probation officer will spend most of the time repeating… View this resource

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Abuser Intervention Programs: Where Have We Been and Where Are We headed?

Published: April, 2018| Melissa Petrangelo Scaia, MPA and David Adams

This webinar will focus on current practices and issues related to batterers intervention programs (BIPs).  David Adams of Emerge and Melissa Petrangelo Scaia, former executive director of the Duluth… View this resource

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Current Research on Batterer Intervention Programs and Implications for Policy

Published: April, 2018| Kathleen J. Ferraro, PhD

This webinar reviews existing research on Batterer Intervention Programs (BIPs). I will discuss the methodological and definitional bases for contradictory results about the efficacy of BIPs. I will… View this resource

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Promising Strategies and Practices in Medical Forensic Compliance

Published: April, 2018| Caroline Palmer and Jude Foster

This webinar will outline the key components of medical forensic compliance and what a compassionate and competent response to victims/survivors can look like. Challenges that many communities face… View this resource

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Accessing Safety Initiative

Published: January, 2015| Vera Institute of Justice

Funded by the Office on Violence Against Women, the Accessing Safety Initiative helps organizations and communities meet the needs of women with disabilities & Deaf women who are victims or… View this resource

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AEquitas: The Prosecutors' Resource on Violence Against Women

Published: January, 2015| Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape

AEquitas' mission is to improve the quality of justice in sexual violence, intimate partner violence, stalking, and human trafficking cases by developing, evaluating, and refining prosecution… View this resource

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American Bar Association Home Front

Published: January, 2015| American Bar Association

This website provides legal information and resources relevant to military servicemembers, veterans, and their families. View this resource

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American Bar Association Military Pro Bono Project

Published: January, 2015| American Bar Association

The ABA Military Pro Bono Project accepts case referrals from military attorneys on behalf of junior-enlisted, active duty military personnel and their families with civil legal problems, and it… View this resource

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Association for Women's Rights in Development

Published: January, 2015| Association For Women's Rights in Development

The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) is an international, feminist, membership organization committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women's human… View this resource

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Batterer Intervention Services Coalition of Michigan

Published: January, 2015| Batterer Intervention Services Coalition of Michigan

The Batterer Intervention Services of Michigan Coalition's website contains useful national information on state standards in batterer treatment, and presentations by Lundy Bancroft. View this resource

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Bureau of Justice Statistics

Published: January, 2015| Office of Justice Programs

The U.S. Department of Justice website offers research and statistical publications on domestic violence. View this resource

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Community Supervision of Domestic Violence Offenders

Published: January, 2015| American Probation and Parole Association

The Office on Violence Against Women of the U. S. Department of Justice awarded funding to the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) for a project that has: compiled information on… View this resource

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Department of Defense (DoD) Policy Documents

Published: January, 2015| Department of Defense

This website contains all Department of Defense (DoD) directives, instructions, manuals, and more. View this resource

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Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Published: January, 2015| Department of Veterans Affairs

This is the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) website which provides information on VA health, benefits, and burial & memorial information. View this resource