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Webinar Recording

Perceiving Credibility: Judicial Decision-making in Domestic Violence Protective Order Cases

Published: February, 2019| Cara J. Person, PhD, MPH, CPH

Many women who experience intimate partner violence (IPV) seek domestic violence protective orders (DVPOs) for secondary IPV prevention. Because judges have considerable autonomy making DVPO case… View this resource

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Predicting Intimate Partner Violence Injuries Based on Police Reports

Published: February, 2019| Marie Karlsson, PhD

Approximately half of all victims of intimate partner violence are injured (Truman & Morgan, 2014). There are several different sociodemographic and incident related factors that increase the… View this resource

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Multiple Victim Homicides, Mass Murders, and Homicide-Suicide as Domestic Violence Events

Published: January, 2019| April Zeoli, PhD

While intimate partner homicides are generally discussed as events in which there is a single homicide victim, they often involve multiple homicide victims and even the homicide offender’s suicide.… View this resource

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Trauma-Informed Victim Interview (TIVI) for the Justice System, Part 2

Published: January, 2019| Donna Kelly and Justin Boardman

Part two will build on what was learned in part one and will focus on how to use the information discovered in the trauma-informed victim interview. By acknowledging that these interviews are… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Are Intimate Partner Violence Risk Assessment Tools Racially Biased? Some Observations From Research and Practice

Published: January, 2019| Kathleen J. Ferraro, PhD and Neil S. Websdale, PhD

This paper considers the question of whether Intimate Partner Violence risk assessments are racially biased. View this resource

Tools & Guides

SAFeR Mediation Discussion Guide

Published: January, 2019| SAFeR

The SAFeR Mediation Discussion Guide is designed to help survivors, advocates, attorneys, mediators, judges, and others talk about whether a case is appropriate for mediation and, if so, how mediation… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Introduction and Overview of the National Domestic Violence and Firearms Resource Center

Published: January, 2019| David Keck, JD

This webinar is an introduction and overview of the National Domestic Violence and Firearms Resource Center. To learn more about Safer Families, Safer Communities, click here… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Trauma-Informed Victim Interview (TIVI) for the Justice System, Part 1

Published: December, 2018| Donna Kelly and Justin Boardman

This fast-paced, interactive presentation will focus on how to facilitate a trauma-informed victim interview. This protocol has been used successfully in investigating domestic violence, sexual… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Accounting for Abuse in Orders for Protection

Published: November, 2018| NCPOFFC

This protection order guide is designed to help survivors, advocates, attorneys, and judges consider the range of behaviors the respondent has engaged in – from physical, sexual, emotional, economic… View this resource

Laws & Regulations

DoD Sexual Assault Policies - DoD Sexual Assault directives, instructions, & policies

Published: January, 2015| Department of Defense

This webpage contains official Department of Defense (DoD) sexual assault directives, instructions, and policies. View this resource

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DoD Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office

Published: January, 2015| Department of Defense

This is the website for Department of Defense's (DoD) Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO). It includes material on sexual assault directives, instructions, policies, reports, victim… View this resource

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Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs

Published: January, 2015| Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs

The Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs, Duluth MN, is a nonprofit agency that works towards the elimination of violence in the lives of women and their children. DAIP believes that all forms of… View this resource

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Emerge

Published: January, 2015| Emerge

Founded in 1977, Emerge was the first abuser education program in the United States. Since its creation, Emerge has been a national leader in working to end violence in intimate relationships. View this resource

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FORGE

Published: January, 2015| FORGE

FORGE provides a wide range of assistance to anti-violence professionals who are seeking support to provide competent and respectful care to transgender survivors and loved ones of sexual assault… View this resource

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Futures Without Violence

Published: January, 2015| Futures Without Violence

Providing leadership from offices in San Francisco, Washington D.C. and Boston, Futures Without Violence established a state-of-the-art Center for Leadership and Action in the Presidio of San… View this resource

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GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project

Published: January, 2015| GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project

The GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project provides free and confidential support and services for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer survivors of domestic and sexual violence. We work with… View this resource

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Joint Services Support (JSS)

Published: January, 2015| Joint Services Support (JSS), National Guard Bureau

Website for a network of strategic partners fostering and enabling a resilient operational reserve. It includes links to National Guard programs and a search function that can access resources by… View this resource

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Justice for Vets

Published: January, 2015| Justice for Vets

Justice for Vets, a division of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, provides national training and advocacy on behalf of Veterans Treatment Courts. View this resource

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Legal Momentum/The Women's Legal Defense and Education Fund

Published: January, 2015| Legal Momentum

Legal Momentum is the oldest non-profit legal organization dedicated to advancing the rights of women and girls by using the power of the law and creating innovative public policy. They were founded… View this resource