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.
Webinar Recording

Understanding and Addressing Women’s Use of Force in Intimate Relationships: A Retrospective

Published: May, 2020| Lisa Young Larance, Leigh Goodmark

This presentation provides an overview of the complexity of women’s use of force in their intimate heterosexual relationships. The presenters explore the common characteristics of women who use force… View this resource

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Utilization of Video Conference Software for Men’s BIPs: Experience, Research to date and COVID-19 Considerations

Published: April, 2020| Melissa Scaia, Jon Heath

In January of 2019, Melissa Scaia and Jon Heath coordinated with researchers to find out if court ordered domestic violence groups should be offered using video conference software (VCS). The… View this resource

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Tools for Advocates Responding to COVID-19 and Domestic Violence

Published: April, 2020| Rob (Roberta) Valente

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically increased danger for survivors of domestic violence in the past few months. Governmental “stay at home” orders have forced many survivors and their children into… View this resource

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Working with Interpreters in a Court Setting

Published: March, 2020| Cannon Han, Hon. Ramona A. Gonzalez

Working with an interpreter is essential to ensuring victim safety for individuals with limited English proficiency in the civil protection order process.  This webinar will provide participants with… View this resource

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Enhancing Existing Partnerships to Implement Firearm Surrender

Published: January, 2020| Sgt. Jordan Ferguson

This webinar seeks to reimagine the typical law enforcement response to intimate partner violence through the discussion of promising practices in firearms surrender implementation. Sgt. Jordan… View this resource

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An Overview and Evaluation of Classifying Types of Intimate Partner Violence

Published: December, 2019| Kimberly A. Crossman, Ph.D.

For more than the past decade, violence scholars have moved away from examining intimate partner violence as a "one size fits all" phenomenon toward examining its greater complexities. Johnson's… View this resource

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Combatting Cyberviolence Against Women and Girls: Understanding its Origin and Impact on Survivors

Published: November, 2019| Shelly Clevenger, Ph.D., Jordana Navarro, Ph.D.

This webinar provides an overview of how sexual violence manifests in cyberspace (e.g., non-consensual distribution of pornography, sextortion). Discussion emphasizes how these offenses occur within a… View this resource

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Understanding and Responding to Adolescent Intra-Family Domestic Battery

Published: October, 2019| Robin Hassler Thompson, Wendy Nussbaum

This webinar explains the difference between Adolescent Domestic Battery and Intimate Partner Violence and the need for an alternative system and treatment response to this issue. Adolescent Domestic… View this resource

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Coercive Control: Practical Implications

Published: October, 2019| Evan Stark, Ph.D.

Over the last two decades, England, Ireland, France, Scotland, and a number of other countries and thousands of service organizations world-wide have adapted coercive control as the framework for… View this resource

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Domestic Violence and Technology: New International Research and Resources for Practice

Published: October, 2019| Molly Dragiewicz, Ph.D., Bridget Harris, Ph.D., Rachel Gibson

Dr. Molly Dragiewicz and Dr. Bridget Harris present recommendations for future research, policy and practice on technology and domestic violence based on the first Australian study focused on… View this resource