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Protection Orders that Matter

Published: May, 2018| David Keck, JD

This webinar provides practical information for advocates, petitioners’ counsel, and the courts for approaching domestic violence protection orders that will have a positive impact in the lives of… View this resource

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Assessing Risk and Lethality for Parents and Children in Domestic Violence Cases

Published: May, 2018| Rebecca Thomforde-Hauser and Janice M. Rosa

Please join us for a webinar highlighting ways in which courts and judges can better understand and respond to domestic violence risk factors in civil cases, highlighting outcomes from a national… View this resource

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Promising Community Practices: The High At-Risk Team, Bristol County, Massachusetts

Published: May, 2018| Courtney Cahill, JD

The High At-Risk Team (HART) program of Bristol County, MA is an innovative community effort to focus resources on the most dangerous and repeat domestic violence offenders in order to keep victims… View this resource

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

Published: May, 2018| Deborah Goelman, Esq. and Amie Lewis, MA

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

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“You Can’t Believe a Word She Says!”: Credibility Issues for Survivors of Violence with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Histories

Published: May, 2018| Rachel White Domain

Survivors who experience mental health or substance use conditions may not be believed when they seek help. These survivors may be experiencing the mental health effects of trauma and/or using… View this resource

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

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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

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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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National Resource Directory (NRD)

Published: January, 2015| Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense

This website for wounded, ill and injured service members, veterans, their families and those who support them, provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to… View this resource

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Office on Violence Against Women

Published: January, 2015| The United States Department of Justice

The mission of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, is to provide federal leadership in developing the national capacity to reduce violence… View this resource

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Praxis International

Published: January, 2015| Praxis International

Praxis International, Inc. is a nonprofit research and training organization that works toward the elimination of violence in the lives of women and children. They work with local, statewide, and… View this resource

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Prostitution Research and Education

Published: January, 2015| Prostitution Research and Education

PRE focuses on providing knowledge and advocacy for good policy and the promotion of public awareness about the commercial sexual exploitation of women through prostitution, pornography and… View this resource

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Safe Helpline: Sexual Assault Support for the DoD Community

Published: January, 2015| The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

Safe Helpline provides crisis support service for members of the Department of Defense (DoD) community affected by sexual assault. It does this by providing live, one-on-one support and information… View this resource

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Servicemember’s Civil Relief Act (SCRA)

Published: January, 2015| American Bar Association

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) is a powerful law that ensures that those who have devoted themselves to service do not have to face unique legal burdens. This webpage, hosted by the… View this resource

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Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) Reports

Published: January, 2015| Department of Defense

This webpage contains Department of Defense (DoD) sexual assault reports to include "Report to the President," Annual reports, Military Service Academy reports, and Special Victims Capability (SVC)… View this resource

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Stateside Legal

Published: January, 2015| Pine Tree Legal Assistance of Maine, Arkansas Legal Services Partnership

An index of legal information available in one easy-to-use site for military servicemembers, veterans, and their families. View this resource

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TA2TA

Published: January, 2015| National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

Designed by and for the OVW TA provider community, as part of the TA2TA project, this website facilitates the collaboration and communication integral to the continued strength and sustainability of… View this resource

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The Confidentiality Institute

Published: January, 2015| The Confidentiality Institute

The Institute provides the only up-to-date, state-specific, sophisticated training, toolkits, and on-call technical assistance to help an agency handle its most significant confidentiality and privacy… View this resource