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Webinar Recording

Stalking and Sexual Assault

Published: November, 2012| Michelle Garcia

Research indicates that there is a connection between stalking and sexual assault. However, this intersection is often missed, particularly in non-stranger sexual assault cases. This webinar examines… View this resource

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Is Advocacy Effective? A Review of the Research Evidence

Published: November, 2012| Dr. Cris Sullivan

Most domestic violence service programs engage in various forms of advocacy. Advocacy involves more than providing emotional support and referrals - it is a distinct activity that involves working to… View this resource

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Teens and Sexual Assault: Addressing Potentially Unique Issues

Published: November, 2012| NCPOFFC, Ellen Opdyke

This webinar focuses on legal options and safety planning for teen and young adult sexual assault survivors. View this resource

Webinar Recording

Stalking: Prevalence, Lethality, and Impact

Published: November, 2012| Michelle Garcia

Research indicates that 6.6 million people were stalked in one year in the United States. Yet, stalking is a crime that is often misunderstood, minimized or missed entirely. This webinar addresses the… View this resource

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Seattle's Step-Up Program: A Curriculum-Based Program Addressing Teens' Violence Against Their Parents

Published: October, 2012| Lily Anderson, Gregory Routt

In this webinar, Lily Anderson and Greg Routt discuss youth violence towards parents as a link in the cycle of violence, what factors put youth at risk for using violence at home and how parents are… View this resource

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Advocating on Behalf of Battered Women When the Abuser Works for a Law Enforcement Agency

Published: October, 2012| Jan Russell

While most of the dynamics of domestic violence remain the same regardless of the abuser’s employer, battered women abused by members of law enforcement agencies, sworn and civilian, face unique… View this resource

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Advocacy - A Force for Change

Published: October, 2012| Denise Eng, Sandy Davidson

Presenters explore the expanded meaning of advocacy as standing with and giving voice to those whose voices have been subdued, working with people who have less power to change what people in power do… View this resource

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In Our Own Voices: An LGBTQ Community Collaboration that Addresses Domestic Violence in Albany, New York

Published: October, 2012| Phillip Burse, Jaclyn Dechiro

Phillip Burse, from In Our Own Voices, a thriving community organization who were working for justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people particularly in communities of color in the wider… View this resource

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Baltimore Says: Nobody Ever Earned it - Making a Public Service Video That’s Real

Published: October, 2012| Lisa Nitsch

Domestic violence and sexual assault agencies often want to make public awareness resources to promote nonviolence and their work. However, what often gets produced is something amateurish, or even… View this resource

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Domestic and Sexual Violence in the Workplace

Published: September, 2012| NCPOFFC, Maya Raghu, Jen White

This webinar provides information on the connection between the workplace and violence including the cost of domestic and sexual violence, firearms in the workplace, as well as employer and victim… View this resource

Tools & Guides

An Approach to Legal Advocacy for Individual Battered Women

Published: June, 1997| Jill Davies

This chapter was developed for non-lawyer advocates working with individual battered women. Effective legal advocacy requires a thorough understanding of the law, the courts, and domestic violence. View this resource

Tools & Guides

Violence Against Women: A Curriculum for Empowerment, Facilitator's Manual

Published: January, 1985| Susan Schechter, Sharon Szymanski, Michele Cahill

A manual for facilitators of battered women's groups. The curriculum and workshops were the attempt of the authors to "institutionalize consciousness raising within shelters" and it "offers tools to… View this resource