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Substance Abuse & IPV: A Just Community Response

Published: March, 2012| Larry Bennett, Ph.D., Leslie Landis, J.D.

The empirical facts are hard to dispute: About half of the men and women seen in agencies and institutions serving perpetrators and victims of intimate partner violence (IPV) have substance use… View this resource

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Organizing the Work of Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs)

Published: March, 2012| Leah Lutz

The 8-Step Protocol Development Cycle is a long-term strategy for systematically improving responses to sexual assault victims/survivors at the local level. This approach is designed for use by… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Michigan’s Open Doors Project Creates Toolkit for Working with Survivors of Domestic and/or Sexual Violence Who Have Criminal Histories

Published: February, 2012| Cris M. Sullivan, Ph.D., Edited by Stephanie Avalon

As recently featured in a BWJP webinar (resource-center/resource-results/open-doors-development-of-a-best-practice-toolkit-for-working-with-domestic-violence-survivors-with-criminal-histories.html)… View this resource

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Still Feeling Invisible Practical Steps for Your CCR to respond to LGBTQ Needs

Published: January, 2012| Aaron Eckhardt

Most coordinated community responses (CCRs) have only informal arrangements to respond to violence with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) communities. Often ‘heterosexually… View this resource

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Working with, and Enhancing the Safety of Those Victimized by Violence, Through Victim-Centered Interviewing

Published: January, 2012| James E. Henderson Jr., MSW

In an attempt to enhance the safety of those victimized by offenders, probation officers are increasingly interacting with those victimized. This session addresses signs of secondary trauma that could… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Miami-Dade Domestic Violence Court Forms

Published: January, 2012| NCPOFFC

These model forms on firearm surrender were provided by Miami Dade Domestic Violence Court. These forms provide examples of orders for return of firearms to seizure and surrender policy and… View this resource

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New Zealand's KIDshine Not Just Promising but Proven and Effective

Published: October, 2011| Donna Williamson, Edited by Stephanie Avalon

Since 2002, KIDshine has added followup contacts with abused mothers and their children in Auckland through in-home visitation to address safety planning, trauma, and recovery. Formerly called The… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Seeking Dismissal of Charges Against a Battered Woman for Violation of Civil Protection Order or Criminal No Contact Order: Sample Brief

Published: September, 2011| Sandra Tibbetts Murphy, Madina L. Nguyen

This sample brief form argues that a government agency is not permitted to arrest and/or prosecute a battered women, listed as a protective party, for allegedly violating a civil protection order or… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Stalking and Protection Orders

Published: June, 2011| NCPOFFC, Michelle Garcia

This webinar provides information on stalking dynamics and highlights examples of prosecution of stalking protection order violations and making the correlating case for prosecuting a stalking crime. View this resource

Webinar Recording

Integrating Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence Intervention with Men who Batter

Published: May, 2011| Larry Bennett, Ph.D.

Batterer intervention, and the whole domestic violence field, has been slow, perhaps reluctant to respond effectively to substance abuse. Similarly, most substance abuse interveners have not responded… 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

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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

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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