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Webinar Recording

The Benefits of Violence: Why Give It Up

Published: January, 2014| Chuck Derry

In our work to address domestic and sexual violence, it’s easy to overlook the most fundamental fact: offenders benefit from their use of violence. This webinar describes exactly what’s in it for… View this resource

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Intimate Partner Sexual Assault – Research and Advocacy

Published: March, 2013| TK Logan, Walter S. DeKeseredy

Intimate partner sexual abuse includes a broad range of sexual conduct, illegal and legal. Sexual conduct that is illegal is a limited set of the full range of sexual abuse inflicted by intimate… View this resource

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Fatherhood and Domestic Violence

Published: January, 2013| David Mandel, MA, Gabrielle Davis, J.D.,

Domestic violence is often defined as the perpetration of coercive control by one adult against another in an intimate relationship. In reality, domestic violence perpetrators frequently engage in a… View this resource

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Honoring Resistance

Published: December, 2012| Nick Todd, Gillian Weaver-Dunlop

The response-based approach for working with victims and perpetrators of abuse was developed by Dr. Allan Wade, Dr. Linda Coates, and Nick Todd (R. Psych). Nick Todd and Gillian Weaver-Dunlop have… View this resource

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Protection Order Practice for Attorneys and Advocates

Published: December, 2012| NCPOFFC, Anya Lakner

This webinar provides a baseline for what practicing attorneys must consider when representing victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking in civil protection order cases. View this resource

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Stalking and Sexual Assault

Published: November, 2012| Michelle Garcia

Research indicates that there is a connection between stalking and sexual assault. However, this intersection is often missed, particularly in non-stranger sexual assault cases. This webinar examines… View this resource

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Teens and Sexual Assault: Addressing Potentially Unique Issues

Published: November, 2012| NCPOFFC, Ellen Opdyke

This webinar focuses on legal options and safety planning for teen and young adult sexual assault survivors. View this resource

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Custody: Gendered Harms Affecting Asian & Other Immigrants

Published: October, 2012| Chic Dabby

Batterer-generated and systems-generated harms converge in custody determinations. The situation for Asian and other immigrant and refugee abused mothers are compounded by anti-immigrant policies and… View this resource

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In Our Own Voices: An LGBTQ Community Collaboration that Addresses Domestic Violence in Albany, New York

Published: October, 2012| Phillip Burse, Jaclyn Dechiro

Phillip Burse, from In Our Own Voices, a thriving community organization who were working for justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people particularly in communities of color in the wider… View this resource

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Recognizing Batterer Tactics Against Mothers and Children Post-Separation

Published: September, 2012| Jill Abernathy, Beth Olson

The Power and Control Wheel describes the variety of tactics employed by batterers to maintain power and control in their relationships. But what happens when the relationships end Sadly, abuse seldom… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Saving Women's Lives: Ending Firearms Violence Against Intimate Partners

Published: June, 2014| Americans For Responsible Solutions

Americans for Responsible Solutions (ARS), the gun violence prevention organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, retired combat veteran and NASA astronaut… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Intimate Partner Violence, 1993-2010

Published: November, 2012| Shannan Catalano

From 1994 to 2010, the overall rate of intimate partner violence in the United States declined by 64%, from 9.8 victimizations per 1,000 persons age 12 or older to 3.6 per 1,000. View this resource

Research & Statistics

The Civic Origins of Progressive Policy Change: Combating Violence Against Women in Global Perspective, 1975–2005

Published: August, 2012| Mala Htun, S. Laurel Weldon

Over the past four decades, violence against women (VAW) has come to be seen as a violation of human rights and an important concern for social policy. Yet government action remains uneven. Some… View this resource

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National Directory of Programs With Experience Serving Immigrant Victims

Published: January, 2012| The National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project

A directory of service providers with experience working with immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, U-visa crimes and human trafficking, by state. This directory is also useful to… View this resource

Research & Statistics

LGTBQH Intimate Partner Violence

Published: December, 2011| National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs

For the past 14 years, the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) has produced this report to document intimate partner violence (IPV) within lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Violence Against Women in the United States and the State’s Obligation to Protect

Published: January, 2011| University of Virginia School of Law

Despite legal and policy measures designed to protect victims, domestic violence remains a pervasive rights violation in the United States. Legal and policy developments in the criminal justice system… View this resource

Community Safety Assessment Report

Safety & Accountability Audit of the Response to Native Women Who Report Sexual Assault in Duluth, Minnesota

Published: January, 2009| Mending the Sacred Hoop & Program for Aid to Victims of Sexual Assault

Executive Summary of a Safety Audit from 2006-2008 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