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Webinar Recording

Guardians at Litem -A SAFeR Approach to Enhancing Domestic Violence Practice

Published: October, 2021| BWJP

Guardians at Litem -A SAFeR Approach to Enhancing Domestic Violence Practice Guardians at Litem Training Series Manual DOWNLOAD (assets/documents/pdfs/gal-manual.pdf) Guardians at Litem Training Series… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Everytown & BWJP on Gun Violence and Domestic Violence

Published: October, 2021| BWJP

Everytown & BWJP on Gun Violence and Domestic Violence Expert and Survivor-led Town Hall discussion hosted by Everytown and BWJP. Melody McFadden is an Everytown Survivor Network Senior Fellow and… View this resource

Webinar Recording

The Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women - Helping DV Survivors with Interstate Cases

Published: October, 2021| BWJP

The Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women - Helping DV Survivors with Interstate Cases Should They Stay or Should They Go? The Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women speaks presents… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Giffords & BWJP Discuss the Impact of Violence in our Communities

Published: October, 2021| BWJP

Giffords & BWJP Discuss the Impact of Violence in our Communities Giffords Law Center joins BWJP in an expert-led panel discussion on the impact of violence in all of our communities. In this… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Implementing an Effective Firearms Relinquishment Protocol - Recording

Published: October, 2021| BWJP

Federal and state laws prohibit domestic abusers from owning and possessing firearms but many jurisdictions struggle to effectively develop, implement, and enforce the prohibition. To that end, the… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Conversation on the Intersection of Gun Violence and Domestic Violence

Published: October, 2021| BWJP, The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence

BWJP & The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence joins together to discuss the intersection of guns and domestic violence during Domestic Violence Awareness month. View this resource

Webinar Recording

The Educational Fund to Prevent Gun Violence & BWJP Conversation on Gun Violence and DV

Published: October, 2021| BWJP

The Educational Fund to Prevent Gun Violence & BWJP Conversation on Gun Violence and DV BWJP and EFSGV co-host a  thoughtful conversation on the intersection of guns and domestic violence through a… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Taking Back Control - The BWJP Podcast Series

Published: October, 2021| BWJP

Taking Back Control - The BWJP Podcast Series This is a podcast brought to you by BWJP. BWJP is the national resource center on civil and criminal justice responses to gender based violence. In this… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Strategies and Resources to Assist Survivors and their Pets

Published: September, 2021| NCPOFFC

Strategies and Resources to Assist Survivors and their Pets The lives and safety of survivors and their companion animals are inextricably intertwined. When abusers use violence in the home as a means… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Getting Child Support When the Coparent is Abusive

Published: August, 2021| SAFeR

Defining Domestic Violence When most people hear the words “domestic violence,” they think of physical or sexual violence. But some partners never physically attack their victims. People who abuse find… View this resource

Research & Statistics

State Progress in Record Reporting for Firearm-Related Background Checks: Misdemeanor Crimes of Domestic Violence

Published: December, 2016| Anne Gallegos, Becki Goggins

The latest in a series of reports on firearm-related background checks, this report provides an overview of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System Improvement Amendments Act and… View this resource

Research & Statistics

The National Survey of Teen Relationships and Intimate Violence (STRiV)

Published: December, 2016|

This paper summarizes the findings from five papers (three published and two under review) of the National Survey of Teen Relationships and Intimate Violence (STRiV). The purpose of STRiV was to build… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Census of Problem-Solving Courts, 2012

Published: September, 2016| Tracey Kyckelhahn, Ramona R. Rantala, Suzanne M. Strong

This report presents information on various aspects of problem-solving courts, such as funding sources, disqualifying offenses, points of entry, status hearings, services, and benefits to… View this resource

Tools & Guides

STOP SV: A Technical Package to Prevent Sexual Violence

Published: May, 2016| CDC

The CDC released STOP SV: A Technical Package to Prevent Sexual Violence to help states and communities prioritize efforts to prevent sexual violence. A technical package is a collection of strategies… View this resource

Research & Statistics

State Progress in Record Reporting for Firearm-Related Background Checks: Protection Order Submissions

Published: April, 2016| Anne Gallegos, Becki Goggins

SEARCH and the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) collaborated on a research bulletin that examines the progress states have made to report protection orders for firearm-related background… View this resource

Research & Statistics

DoD Family Advocacy Program Fiscal Year 2014 Data

Published: August, 2015| Department of Defense

This Department of Defense (DoD) Family Advocacy Program (FAP) document covers Fiscal Year 2014 and includes data tables, briefing slides, and summary of key findings and demonstrates how the DoD FAP… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Calculating Safety: Reckoning with Domestic Violence in the Context of Child Support Parenting Time Initiatives

Published: April, 2015| Nancy Ver Steegh, Gabrielle Davis

This article explores domestic violence-related implications of federal and state initiatives seeking to establish parenting time in connection with entry of child support orders. The authors… View this resource

Website

ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence

Published: January, 2015| American Bar Association

The mission of the ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence, founded in 1994, is to increase access to justice for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking by mobilizing the… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

ABA Statutory Summary Charts

Published: January, 2015| American Bar Association

These charts summarize statutes from all 50 states regarding domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence and trafficking. View this resource