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Webinar Recording

Assessing your Court’s Protection Order Process by NCPOFFC

Published: March, 2018| NCPOFFC webinar, presented by Sarah Henry

The Best Practice Assessment of the Civil Protection Order System is NCPOFFC’s free tool to assess a court’s protection order process. Join this webinar to learn about the steps involved in the… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Mapping Gender: Shedding Empirical Light on Family Courts’ Treatment of Cases Involving Abuse and Alienation

Published: February, 2018| Joan S. Meier

What is really happening in the nation's family courts? This webinar discusses a national empirical study of custody courts' responses to domestic violence, child abuse, and parental alienation… View this resource

Webinar Recording

The Science and Practice of Community-Informed Risk Assessment

Published: February, 2018| Neil S. Websdale, PhD and Greg Giangobbe, MA

This webinar explains the development of a community-informed risk assessment tool for use by law enforcement and advocates in cases of intimate partner violence. The Arizona Supreme Court recently… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Understanding the Complexities of Sexual Violence Response

Published: January, 2018| Johnanna Ganz

This webinar is designed to introduce multi-disciplinary participants to the work of the Sexual Violence Justice Institute (http://mncasa.org/about-svji/) and explore the complexities of sexual… View this resource

Tools & Guides

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

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

This guide presents a model for understanding and responding to military and veteran-related intimate partner violence (IPV). It examines IPV’s relationship to co-occurring conditions common among… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Honest Dialogue Needed: Responding to Gender-Based Discrimination on Campus

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

The presenters are experienced in working with students, staff and the general public in preventing and responding to gender-based discrimination on campus. Professionals in the field—advocates, law… View this resource

Laws & Regulations

Department of Defense Instruction on Domestic Abuse

Published: December, 2017| Department of Defense

The Department of Defense (DoD) Instruction 6400.06 establishes, implements, and updates domestic abuse policies and identifies and assigns responsibilities for preventing and responding to domestic… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Introducing the Trauma-Informed Practice (TIP) Scales for DV Programs

Published: December, 2017| Lisa Goodman, PhD and Cris Sullivan, PhD

Over the past 15 years, domestic violence (DV) and sexual assault (SA) programs have worked tirelessly to bring a trauma-informed approach to their work. This, in turn, has generated a need for tools… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Should She Stay or Should She Go: Helping Domestic Violence Survivors with Interstate Cases

Published: December, 2017| Deborah Goelman, Amie Lewis, and Sarah Whitesell

This webinar on basic interstate custody issues will provide participants with an overview of the various federal and state laws that govern interstate custody cases. It is designed for attorneys… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Current Research on Batterer Intervention Programs and Implications for Policy

Published: December, 2017| Kathleen J. Ferraro, PhD

Batterer intervention programs (BIPs) emerged in the United States in the late 1970s as one component of the social response to intimate partner violence (IPV). The goal of this paper is to review… 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

Website

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