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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

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

Published: September, 2017| Elaina Roberts

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 and… View this resource

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Safer Families, Safer Communities

Published: September, 2017| David Keck, JD

Safer Families, Safer Communities, a project of the National Domestic Violence and Firearms Resource Center, supports comprehensive implementation and enforcement of domestic violence firearm… View this resource

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The Patchwork of State Laws on Firearm Prohibitions for Domestic Violence Protective Orders

Published: September, 2017| April Zeoli

CONTENT Comparison of current state laws regarding firearms prohibitions following imposition of domestic violence protective orders. PRESENTER April Zeoli, Michigan State University View this resource

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New Research on Women Veterans and Intimate Partner Violence

Published: August, 2017| Melissa E. Dichter, PhD, MSW

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is associated with a wide-range of health and social impacts, especially for women. Women veterans may be at increased risk of experiencing IPV and Veterans Health… View this resource

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Recent Trends in Firearm Legislation and Case Law Update

Published: July, 2017| Alla Lefkowitz

The landscape around firearm laws is constantly shifting. If you want to know about recent legal changes, this webinar is for you. The National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit… View this resource

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Implementing a Firearm Surrender Protocol

Published: July, 2017| Jennifer Waindle and Jenni Stolarski

Research and experience confirm that access to a firearm dramatically increases the risk of lethality in domestic violence cases. This webinar will address applicable federal law, including recent… View this resource

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Batterer Intervention Programs and Victim Safety: Where Do We Go From Here?

Published: June, 2017| Sharon “Sherry” Aaron, LCSW

Victim safety hinges on effective Batterer Intervention Programs (BIPs), yet studies have shown that there is high recidivism and dropout rates among BIP participants—raising questions about BIP… 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