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Webinar Recording

Military-Related Interpersonal Violence Survivors and Co-Occurring Conditions

Published: April, 2014| April Gerlock, Ph.D., ARNP, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC

Research has established that a history of trauma can result in a variety of problems such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), depression, substance abuse, and… 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

Intersection Between Interpersonal Violence Exposure and Military Service

Published: February, 2014| Melissa Dichter, MSW, PhD, Greg Jacob, Glenna Tinney

This webinar addresses interpersonal violence victimization, including intimate partner violence and sexual assault in the context of military employment and how and why this is different for women in… 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

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

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