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Webinar Recording

Children Who Experience Intimate Partner Femicide: Their Responses and Needs

Published: November, 2015| Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell, Dorothy J. Lennig, BS, JD

Since its creation in 2007, the Baltimore City Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team (DVFRT) has studied numerous cases of domestic violence-related fatalities and near fatalities in an effort to… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Probation Practices Center on Victim Safety and Offender Accountability

Published: October, 2015| James E. Henderson Jr., MSW, New Mexico Batterer Intervention Task Force

This video features BWJP’s own James E. Henderson Jr., MSW, who presents critical probation recommendations to the New Mexico Batterer Intervention Task Force, which was convened by the New Mexico… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Best Practices and Help Seeking Obstacles: Advocacy and Law Enforcement

Published: October, 2015| Sherry Hamby, Ph.D.

This webinar presents findings from a national study of domestic violence. Among other findings, an exemplary level of police response (that which included at least 6 “best practices” for law… View this resource

Webinar Recording

The Detroit Sexual Assault Kit (SAK) Action Research Project (ARP)

Published: October, 2015| Dr. Rebecca Campbell, Kimberly Hurst, PA-C

The Detroit Sexual Assault Kit (SAK) Action Research Project (ARP) was formed to study the underlying reasons why police are not submitting rape kits for testing, and to develop evidence-based testing… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Offenders Who Flee the Scene - What Have We Learned?

Published: October, 2015| Denise Eng, Bree Adams-Bill, Tara Patet

In the early 2000’s Dr. Ellen Pence knew the most dangerous domestic violence cases were typically those where the offender left the scene and avoided arrest. Often there was a serious pattern of… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Accounting for Risk and Danger Practice Checklists: Coordinating Risk Assessment in Domestic Violence Cases

Published: September, 2015| Connie Sponsler-Garcia

Ideally, identifying and documenting risk factors for serious or lethal intimate partner violence (IPV) should be incorporated into each step of the criminal justice intervention.While communities are… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Language Access at Crime Scenes: Improve Successful Criminal Investigations and Prosecutions

Published: September, 2015| Rocio Molina, Shelli Sonnenberg, Cannon Han

This webinar addresses language access at crime scenes and how decisions law enforcement make regarding interpretation at the initial crime scene can impact the case long-term. Participants consider… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Fatherhood, Gender Equality, and Violence Prevention: Examining Data and Exploring Possibilities for Practice & Paradigms

Published: September, 2015| Juliana Carlson, A. M., Ph.D., Humberto Carolo, Ian DeGeer

In this webinar the presenters examine the intersection of fatherhood, gender equality and violence prevention. The presentation starts with the framework of primary prevention (stop violence before… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Bystander Intervention on Campus: Interpersonal Violence/Sexual Assault

Published: August, 2015| Sherry Hamby, Robert Eckstein

Bystander intervention is a promising innovation in violence prevention and research on its utility in the context of many different forms of violence has increased over the past ten years. It is a… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Increasing Your Safety: Full Faith and Credit for Protection Orders

Published: August, 2015| NCPOFFC

This guide for survivors provides information on enforcing protection orders across jurisdictional lines pursuant to the full faith and credit provision of the Violence Against Women Act, 18 U.S.C.… View this resource

Amicus Brief

Office on Violence Against Women Statement on Giles v. California

Published: July, 2008| Cindy Dyer

In the case of Giles v. California, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the doctrine of forfeiture by wrongdoing applied only when a defendant caused a victim’s absence from trial and did so with the… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

At A Crossroads: Developing Duluth's Prosecution Response to Battered Women Who Fight Back

Published: January, 2007| Mary Asmus

This monograph tells the story of how city prosecutors, battered women's advocates, and other practitioners in Duluth's criminal justice system came together to address the unique issues presented by… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Vermont’s Model Protocol: Law Enforcement Response to Children at the Scene of a Domestic Violence Incident

Published: June, 2004| Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council, Vermont Department for Children and Families, Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

The intent of this protocol is to assist law enforcement officers in their response to children at the scene of domestic violence incidents. The goals of an effective response include assessing… 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