Funded as a Special Interest Resource Center: Civil & Criminal Justice Responses to Domestic Violence by the Family and Youth Services Bureau, Department of Health and Human Services, with additional funding provided by the Office on Violence Against WomenDepartment of Justice.
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Webinar Recording

What You Always Wanted to Know About Military Justice, Intimate Partner Violence, and Sexual Assault But Didn't Know Who to Ask!

Published: February, 2011| Major Breven Parsons, U.S. Marine Corps

This webinar provides an overview of the military justice system with an emphasis on intimate partner violence and sexual assault. It includes an overview of the Department of Defense (DoD) Victim… View this resource

Webinar Recording

What I Need to Know About Intimate Partner Violence and Military-Related Issues Even if I Don’t Live Near a Military Installation

Published: November, 2010| April Gerlock, Ph.D., ARNP, Glenna Tinney

This webinar addresses the co-occurrence of intimate partner violence and PTSD related to military and veteran offender’s combat experiences, the unique and complicated dynamics in these cases, risk… View this resource

Policy Analysis

Veterans in the Justice System: Treatment of Violent Offenders

Published: August, 2010| Amy Fairweather, Guy Gambill, Glenna Tinney

This opinion piece discusses the concerns and challenges of accepting domestic violence offenders into Veterans Treatment Courts. View this resource

Tools & Guides

Collaborating for Safety: Coordinating the Military and Civilian Response to Domestic Violence: Elements and Tools

Published: January, 2010| Jane M. Sadusky

Provides an overview of the processes used in the implementation of the OVW-funded Military-Civilian Coordinated Community Response Demonstration Project. The goal of this project was to create… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Understanding the Military Response to Domestic Violence: Tools for Civilian Advocates

Published: May, 2003| Judith Beals, Patricia Erwin

This Handbook is designed to assist civilian advocates who are working with military victims of domestic violence -- both active duty victims and partners of active duty service members. The handbook… View this resource

Policy Analysis

Combat Veterans, Mental Health Issues, and the Death Penalty: Addressing the Impact of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury

Published: May, 2009| Anthony E. Giardino

This article, published by the Fordham Law Review, argues that combat veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injury at the time of their offenses should not be… View this resource

Policy Analysis

Veterans Treatment Courts Developing Throughout the Nation

Published: January, 2009| Judge Robert Russell

In this article Judge Robert Russell, the founder of the first Veterans Treatment Court, explores the need for Veterans Treatment Courts, how the Buffalo VTC operates, and the social and economic… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Characteristics of Domestic Violence Incidents Reported at the Scene by Volunteer Victim Advocates (Abstract)

Published: September, 2008| J.E. McCarroll, S. Castro, E.M. Nelson

This journal article, published in Military Medicine, provides data on victim advocate assisted domestic violence incidents at a single U.S. Army installation as reported by volunteer victim advocates… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Establishing and maintaining a volunteer victim advocate program to assist victims of domestic violence in the U.S. Army (Abstract)

Published: September, 2008| J.E. McCarroll, S. Castro, E.M. Nelson

This article, published in Military Medicine, contains the results of a descriptive evaluation of a volunteer victim advocacy (VA) program conducted to assist domestic violence victims on the scene of… View this resource

Research & Statistics Policy Analysis

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and the Causal Link to Crime: A Looming National Tragedy

Published: May, 2008| David L. Daniel

This paper examines if there is a correlation between PTSD and criminal behavior in soldiers that have been incarcerated after returning from the Global War on Terror and to determine the obligations… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Veterans in State and Federal Prison, 2004

Published: May, 2007| Margaret Noonan, Christopher Mumola, Bureau of Justice Statistics

This federal report provides data on veterans incarcerated in state and federal prisons surveyed in 2004 and compares that data to previous survey years starting in 1979. View this resource

Laws & Regulations

Department of Defense Victim Witness Assistance Program

Published: April, 2007| Department of Defense

This Department of Defense (DoD) directive updates policies and responsibilities for providing assistance to victims and witnesses. It provides guidance for assisting victims and witnesses of crime… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Aggression Among Combat Veterans: Relationships With Combat Exposure and Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Dysphoria, and Anxiety

Published: April, 2007| Casey Taft, Dawne S. Vogt, Amy D. Marshall

Prior research has revealed heightened aggressive behavior among veterans with PTSD. This study, published in the Journal of Traumatic Stress, tested a model examining the interrelationships among… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Premilitary Intimate Partner Violence and Attrition from the U.S. Navy

Published: December, 2006| Lex L. Merrill

This report from the Naval Health Research Center provides results of a prospective study of U.S. Navy recruits conducted to examine whether premilitary intimate partner violence (IPV) was associated… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Mental health screening in armed forces before the Iraq War and prevention of subsequent psychological morbidity: follow-up study

Published: November, 2006| R.J. Rona, R. Hooper, M. Jones

This article, published in The BMJ, reports on research as to whether screening for mental disorders before the start of the 2003 Iraq war would have predicted subsequent mental disorders. View this resource