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Best Practices & Helpseeking Obstacles: Law Enforcement and Advocacy

Published: August, 2014| Dr. Sherry Hamby, John Guard, Margaret (Peg) Ruddy

The faculty discuss the findings of a national study of domestic violence witnessed by children. Among other findings, an exemplary level of police response was most associated with arrest. Contact… View this resource

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Understanding The Sword and Shield of Technology

Published: July, 2014| Valenda Applegarth

Technology can be used to stalk, harass, and violate laws meant to protect victims, or to enhance victim privacy and safety. This webinar showcases both aspects of technology using examples from cases… View this resource

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Developing a Framework for Advocates (and Others) to Understand the Change Process of Men Who Batter

Published: June, 2014| Scott Miler, Melissa Scaia

This webinar provides advocates and other criminal justice providers with a framework to understand men's use of violence against women and how to convey this to battered women. The trainers address… View this resource

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Effectively Working with Victims of Domestic Violence in Community Corrections

Published: June, 2014| Jen Wright, Michele Roenitz-Sigfrids

In this webinar two experienced officers discuss practices and policies that enhance safety for victims, and are productive for corrections. They discuss case examples on the importance of setting… View this resource

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Trauma-Informed Care and Military-Related IPV Survivors

Published: June, 2014| Carole Warshaw, MD, Ursula Kelly, PhD, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC, Lisa Hallum, LCSW-C

This webinar gives a basic understanding of trauma-informed care and how it is applied within the VA and military systems; why it is important when intervening with IPV survivors; and, how the… View this resource

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Improving Protection Order Practices: Tools and Technical Assistance

Published: June, 2014| NCPOFFC, Steven Aycock, Nancy Hart

This webinar contains information on two key joint NCJFCJ and NCPOFFC resources—Civil Protection Orders: A Guide to Improving Practice (the CPO Guide) and Engaging in a Best Practice Assessment of the… View this resource

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Interstate Custody and Military Families

Published: May, 2014| Darren Mitchell, JD, Deborah Goelman, JD

This webinar helps demystify the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) and related laws and provide a framework for assisting survivors in these complex cases. It includes a… View this resource

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A Roadmap to Risk Assessment: ODARA and Maine’s CCR

Published: May, 2014| Faye Luppi, Julia Colpitts

Presenters describe the year-long process leading to the recommendation that Maine risk assessment practice be updated to include the Ontario Domestic Assault Risk Assessment (ODARA) tool. ODARA… View this resource

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The Impact of Differential Sentencing of Batterers

Published: May, 2014| Andrew Klein, Ph.D., Judge Michael Denton, James E. Henderson Jr., MSW

The faculty discuss research from a statewide study in Rhode Island on the impact of differential sentencing of batterers on recidivism. The investigation examined the severity of sentencing of DV… View this resource

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Holistic Safety Planning Using An Alternative Risk Assessment Framework

Published: May, 2014| Sherry Hamby, PhD

Safety planning for domestic violence has changed little in decades and still relies heavily on one-size-fits-all checklists. This workshop describes an alternative risk assessment framework, Multiple… View this resource