Funded as a Special Interest Resource Center: Civil & Criminal Justice Responses to Domestic Violence by the Family and Youth Services Bureau, Department of Health and Human Services, with additional funding provided by the Office on Violence Against WomenDepartment of Justice.
Applied Filters: Category: Advocacy and Victims Narrow Results
Webinar Recording

Immigration 101: Immigration Remedies in Removal Proceeding and Your Role as an Advocate

Published: April, 2014| Sonia Parras Konrad, Cecelia Friedman Levin

In this webinar, our experts, Sonia Parras Konrad and Cecelia Friedman Levin, introduce participants to basic concepts in immigration law, common immigration legal terms, an overview of the government… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Recognizing Freedom from Domestic Violence as a Human Right

Published: April, 2014| Rose Dominguez, Edited by Stephanie Avalon

In the classroom, students critically engage with human rights law and contemporary social problems while honing their lawyering and advocacy skills. Outside the classroom, students gain hands-on… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Supporting Survivors with Disabilities and Deaf Survivors: Key Considerations for Accessing Protection Orders and Other Supports

Published: April, 2014| NCPOFFC, Sandra Harrell

This webinar contains information on the dynamics of abuse for people with disabilities, unique issues that occur when protection orders are sought, additional barriers these survivors face when… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Pornography and The Abuse of Women

Published: March, 2014| Walter S. DeKeseredy, Ph.D., Rus Ervin Funk, Angelita Velasco Gunn

The faculty discuss research on the significant contribution of pornography and “porn culture” to violence against women. They examine the impact of the pornography industry on the sexual… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Male Peer Support & Violence Against Women: The History and Verification of a Theory

Published: February, 2014| Martin D. Schwartz, Ph.D., Walter S. DeKeseredy, Ph.D.

“The problem is simple. In most cultures, most of the time, all men, most men, or at least a great many men receive male peer support for the victimization of females.” So write Walter S. DeKeseredy… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Reproductive Coercion and Intimate Partner Violence

Published: February, 2014| Lisa James

Reproductive coercion is a relatively new concept in the field—simply defined, it is when a partner is trying to get a woman pregnant against her will or control the outcome of a pregnancy through… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Transgender People, IPV and the Legal System

Published: January, 2014| Leigh Goodmark, J.D., Terra Slavin, J.D., Michael Munson

Transgender persons subjected to abuse have not been the focus of legal scholarship. The dearth of legal scholarship is not surprising given how little research exists on the experience of transgender… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Advocate Confidentiality Statutes

Published: January, 2014| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains state advocate confidentiality statutes. View this resource

Webinar Recording

Economic Justice for Battered Women - Part Two

Published: November, 2013| Kim Pentico

Tools for Advocates: Participants will receive a brief overview of financial basics, including budgeting, credit, loans and long-term planning. View this resource

Webinar Recording

Economic Justice for Battered Women - Part One

Published: November, 2013| Kim Pentico

Financial Abuse 101: Financial abuse is a common tactic used by batterers to control and isolate their partners with far-reaching and devastating consequences. This webinar provides information to… 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