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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

Webinar Recording

Teen Dating Violence and Protection Orders

Published: November, 2013| NCPOFFC, Tonya Turner

This webinar provides information on the challenges facing teen dating violence victims. Unique relief provided to teens and special enforcement considerations are discussed. View this resource

Webinar Recording

Teen Dating Violence: Economic Impact - Education & Earnings

Published: October, 2013| Adrienne Adams, Ph.D.

Dating violence in adolescence not only takes a physical and emotional toll on young women, it also leads to less education and lower earnings later in life. A young woman's educational performance… View this resource

Webinar Recording

The Changing Racial Dynamics of Women's Incarceration

Published: October, 2013| Marc Mauer

In February, The Sentencing Project released the report, “The Changing Racial Dynamics of Women’s Incarceration,” written by Marc Mauer. This webinar, presented by the report’s author, discusses the… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Risk Assessment Skills for Advocates

Published: October, 2013| Kate Johnson

Advocates understand the importance of risk assessment though some many struggle with how to conduct assessments in a trauma informed way. A four-stage process for conducting risk assessments with… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Exploring Where to Stand on Stand Your Ground: Recent Changes in Self-Defense Laws and Implications for Victims of Battering

Published: July, 2013| Cindene Pezzell

Do “Stand Your Ground” (SYG) laws exclude victims of battering Are they particularly harmful to victims of battering who defend themselves Is the problem with the laws themselves or the application of… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Islamic Marriage Contracts & Divorces: Implications for Legal Advocacy

Published: June, 2013| Abed Awad, J.D., Chic Dabby

Advocates and attorneys working with Muslim battered women are often faced with complicated legal issues surrounding civil and religious marriages and civil and religious divorces. Because abusers… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Teen Protection Orders – Research and Advocacy

Published: June, 2013| Andrew R. Klein, Ph.D., Andrew Sta. Ana

Dr. Klein reviews the findings and recommendations of the New York State Teen Protection Order study. It is the first to examine implementation of POs to address teen dating violence. New York amended… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Strategies for System Change: Rethinking System Responses to Trafficking Victims

Published: May, 2013| Helen Rubenstein, Michele Garnett McKenzie

In recent years Minnesota has taken significant steps toward protecting victims of sex trafficking and holding perpetrators accountable. Join Helen Rubenstein and Michele Garnett McKenzie of The… 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