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Promising Practices & Policies

Implementing Probation Group Reporting

Published: May, 2018| James E. Henderson Jr., MSW and Stephanie Avalon

Traditional probation practice involves a great deal of tracking of offenders. On a typical day of back to back meetings with probationers, the probation officer will spend most of the time repeating… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Abuser Intervention Programs: Where Have We Been and Where Are We headed?

Published: April, 2018| Melissa Petrangelo Scaia, MPA and David Adams

This webinar will focus on current practices and issues related to batterers intervention programs (BIPs).  David Adams of Emerge and Melissa Petrangelo Scaia, former executive director of the Duluth… View this resource

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Current Research on Batterer Intervention Programs and Implications for Policy

Published: April, 2018| Kathleen J. Ferraro, PhD

This webinar reviews existing research on Batterer Intervention Programs (BIPs). I will discuss the methodological and definitional bases for contradictory results about the efficacy of BIPs. I will… View this resource

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Promising Strategies and Practices in Medical Forensic Compliance

Published: April, 2018| Caroline Palmer and Jude Foster

This webinar will outline the key components of medical forensic compliance and what a compassionate and competent response to victims/survivors can look like. Challenges that many communities face… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Getting Your Agency Involved In Responding To Gender-Based Discrimination On Campus

Published: April, 2018| Dr. Valyncia C. Raphael, JD and Anton Tripolskii, JD

This interactive webinar builds on the topics discussed in the presenters’ January webinar: Honest Dialogue Needed: Responding to Gender-Based Discrimination on Campus. What are the responsibilities… View this resource

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Screening, Assessment, and Intervention Model for Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration and Co-Occurring Combat-Related Conditions

Published: April, 2018| Glenna Tinney, MSW, ACSW, DCSW, Captain, U.S. Navy (Ret.); April Gerlock, Ph.D., ARNP, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC

This webinar will introduce Screening, Assessment, and Intervention Model for Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration and Co-Occurring Combat-Related Conditions, a new resource from the Battered… View this resource

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The Results of a 10-Year Study of the Impact of Intimate Partner Violence Primary Aggressor Laws on Single and Dual Arrest

Published: April, 2018| David Hirschel, PhD and Philip D. McCormack, PhD

Arrest as a preferred response to incidents of intimate partner violence has had some unintended consequences, not the least of which is an increase in dual arrests. Arresting both parties may mean… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Intimate Partner Violence Screening Guide

Published: March, 2018| Gabrielle Davis

This initial domestic abuse screening guide is designed to help you identify domestic abuse and coercive controlling behaviors in family law cases. It is a simple screen that attempts to detect… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Analysis of the Strength of Legal Firearms Restrictions for Perpetrators of Domestic Violence and Their Association With Intimate Partner Homicide

Published: March, 2018| April Zeoli, PhD, MPH

Dr. Zeoli will discuss the very important findings from her recently published research exploring the relationship between different types of firearms legal prohibitions and reductions in intimate… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Case File Review: What Do Sexual Assault Cases Look Like in Our Communities?

Published: March, 2018| Jolene Engelking and Leah Lutz

Based on a toolkit that the Sexual Violence Justice Institute (SVJI) developed, this webinar will explain the process and framework for reviewing sexual assault case files as an evaluative measure for… View this resource

Research & Statistics

National Domestic Violence Hotline: Military Calls 2006-2014

Published: December, 2014| National Domestic Violence Hotline

This report provides a demographic breakdown of the military calls from 2006 to 2013 and identifies barriers to obtaining services. View this resource

Research & Statistics

Report to the President of the United States on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

Published: November, 2014| Department of Defense

This Department of Defense (DoD) report details evidence of progress in DoD sexual assault prevention and response program over the three years from the report's issuance, including reforms to the… View this resource

Laws & Regulations

Coast Guard’s Commandant Instruction 1752.1, The Family Advocacy Program

Published: August, 2014| United States Coast Guard

Establishes Coast Guard policy on the prevention, identification, reporting, investigation, and treatment of intimate partner and child maltreatment and assigns responsibilities for a coordinated… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

A Community Process: Strategies to Improve the Response to Domestic Violence

Published: June, 2014| James E. Henderson Jr., MSW

James E. Henderson Jr., MSW, a trainer and lecturer on domestic violence, discusses probation group conferencing, motivational interview techniques, and the importance of community collaboration. View this resource

Website

NCSC's Veterans Courts Resource Guide

Published: June, 2014| National Center for State Courts

This website, hosted by the National Center for State Courts, contains links to online resources related to Veterans Treatment Courts. View this resource

Tools & Guides

Responding to Transgender Victims of Sexual Assault

Published: June, 2014| Office for Victims of Crime

This is an online guide for responding to transgender victims of sexual assault. Although not specifically created for the corrections community, this guide should be of interest to those working in… 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

DoD Family Advocacy Program Fiscal Year 2013 Data

Published: May, 2014| Department of Defense

This Department of Defense (DoD) Family Advocacy Program (FAP) document covers Fiscal Year 2013 and includes data tables, briefing slides, and summary of key findings and demonstrates how the DoD FAP… View this resource

Policy Analysis

Women Veterans and Intimate Partner Violence: Current State of Knowledge and Future Directions

Published: April, 2014| Megan R. Gerber, Katherine M. Iverson, Melissa E. Dichter

This article, published by the Journal of Women's Health, discusses women veterans unique risk factors for experiencing IPV, health sequelae and healthcare utilization, and clinical and policy… View this resource

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Abuse of Power

Published: January, 2014| Diane Wetendorf, Inc.

Provides resources for victims of law enforcement-involved domestic violence and their advocates. View this resource