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State Statutes Addressing Mutual Protection Orders

Published: October, 2017| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains state and territorial statutes that address the issuance and enforcement of mutual protection orders. View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

State Protection Order Statutes: No Fee for Filing, Issuance, Registration and Service of Process

Published: October, 2017| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains state statutes prohibiting the charging of fees to petitioners for filing, issuance, service of process, enforcement and registration of protection orders. View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Protection Order Violations Matrix

Published: October, 2017| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains protection order violation statutes from state and territorial jurisdictions. View this resource

Webinar Recording

New Research on the Intergenerational Transmission of Abuse

Published: September, 2017| Megan Haselschwerdt, PhD and Kelly Knight, PhD

The "cycle of violence" hypothesis is deeply engrained in the domestic violence movement and is often invoked without a solid understanding of the limitations and challenges involved with testing this… View this resource

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Drivers of Intimate Partner Violence in Three Refugee Camps

Published: September, 2017| Karin Wachter, MEd

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.

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 firearms by… View this resource

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Domestic Violence is Complex: Cycles, Wheels, or Systems

Published: September, 2017| Sandra Burge, PhD

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 describes… 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.

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 negative… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Debunking Domestic Violence Myths

Published: September, 2017| Mary Ann Dutton, PhD

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. How… View this resource

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Part I: Recognizing Stalking in Intimate Partner Violence Cases

Published: September, 2017| Elaina Roberts

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 remains an… View this resource

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National Resource Directory (NRD)

Published: January, 2015| Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense

This website for wounded, ill and injured service members, veterans, their families and those who support them, provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to… View this resource

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Office on Violence Against Women

Published: January, 2015| The United States Department of Justice

The mission of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, is to provide federal leadership in developing the national capacity to reduce violence… View this resource

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Praxis International

Published: January, 2015| Praxis International

Praxis International, Inc. is a nonprofit research and training organization that works toward the elimination of violence in the lives of women and children. They work with local, statewide, and… View this resource

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Prostitution Research and Education

Published: January, 2015| Prostitution Research and Education

PRE focuses on providing knowledge and advocacy for good policy and the promotion of public awareness about the commercial sexual exploitation of women through prostitution, pornography and… View this resource

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Safe Helpline: Sexual Assault Support for the DoD Community

Published: January, 2015| The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

Safe Helpline provides crisis support service for members of the Department of Defense (DoD) community affected by sexual assault. It does this by providing live, one-on-one support and information… View this resource

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Servicemember’s Civil Relief Act (SCRA)

Published: January, 2015| American Bar Association

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) is a powerful law that ensures that those who have devoted themselves to service do not have to face unique legal burdens. This webpage, hosted by the… View this resource

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Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) Reports

Published: January, 2015| Department of Defense

This webpage contains Department of Defense (DoD) sexual assault reports to include "Report to the President," Annual reports, Military Service Academy reports, and Special Victims Capability (SVC)… View this resource

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Stateside Legal

Published: January, 2015| Pine Tree Legal Assistance of Maine, Arkansas Legal Services Partnership

An index of legal information available in one easy-to-use site for military servicemembers, veterans, and their families. View this resource

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TA2TA

Published: January, 2015| National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

Designed by and for the OVW TA provider community, as part of the TA2TA project, this website facilitates the collaboration and communication integral to the continued strength and sustainability of… View this resource

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The Confidentiality Institute

Published: January, 2015| The Confidentiality Institute

The Institute provides the only up-to-date, state-specific, sophisticated training, toolkits, and on-call technical assistance to help an agency handle its most significant confidentiality and privacy… View this resource