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

Client-Centered and Trauma-Informed Practice: Implementing Successfully in the Criminal Justice System

Published: October, 2020| Maureen Curtis, Wanda Lucibello

The public health crisis has required advocates to adapt to many changes. This webinar showcases the successes and challenges of providing client-centered and trauma-informed services in the criminal… View this resource

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

Published: October, 2020| Taylor Duran, Deborah Goelman, Maria Veniard

This webinar provides participants with an overview of the various federal and state laws that govern interstate custody cases. It is designed for attorneys, victim advocates, and other community… View this resource

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Faith Matters, Part 2: A Conversation on Supporting Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Families Experiencing DV

Published: September, 2020| Deborah Rosenbloom, Sharon O’Brien, Salma Elkadi Abugidieri

This workshop helps advocates adopt a faith-sensitive lens and best practices for supporting families who are guided by their faith.  Participants learn how faith can be a resource or a barrier to… View this resource

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Victim-Defendants and COVID-19

Published: July, 2020| Cindene Pezzell, Esq.

The COVID-19 pandemic has created increased risks and complications for survivors of intimate partner violence, including those who are charged with crimes, incarcerated, or reentering their… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Unauthorized Practice of Law Matrix

Published: December, 2019| NCPOFFC

This matrix provides a statutory compilation on unauthorized practice of law. 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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Family Based Violence and Young Women: Unintended Consequences

Published: October, 2019| Francine Sherman

This webinar provides a particular focus on girls charged with any home-based assault (simple assault, domestic battery, assault against as family member) to understand the context of those offenses… View this resource

Research & Statistics

The National Survey of Teen Relationships and Intimate Violence (STRiV)

Published: December, 2016|

This paper summarizes the findings from five papers (three published and two under review) of the National Survey of Teen Relationships and Intimate Violence (STRiV). The purpose of STRiV was to build… View this resource

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Accessing Safety Initiative

Published: January, 2015| Vera Institute of Justice

Funded by the Office on Violence Against Women, the Accessing Safety Initiative helps organizations and communities meet the needs of women with disabilities & Deaf women who are victims or… View this resource

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Association for Women's Rights in Development

Published: January, 2015| Association For Women's Rights in Development

The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) is an international, feminist, membership organization committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women's human… View this resource

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Bureau of Justice Statistics

Published: January, 2015| Office of Justice Programs

The U.S. Department of Justice website offers research and statistical publications on domestic violence. View this resource

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FORGE

Published: January, 2015| FORGE

FORGE provides a wide range of assistance to anti-violence professionals who are seeking support to provide competent and respectful care to transgender survivors and loved ones of sexual assault… View this resource

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GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project

Published: January, 2015| GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project

The GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project provides free and confidential support and services for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer survivors of domestic and sexual violence. We work with… View this resource

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Legal Momentum/The Women's Legal Defense and Education Fund

Published: January, 2015| Legal Momentum

Legal Momentum is the oldest non-profit legal organization dedicated to advancing the rights of women and girls by using the power of the law and creating innovative public policy. They were founded… View this resource

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Mending the Sacred Hoop

Published: January, 2015| Mending the Sacred Hoop

Mending the Sacred Hoop is a Native owned and operated non-profit 501(c) 3 organization that exists to address violence against Native women and works to end it. We organize to address issues… View this resource

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MINCAVA Electronic Clearinghouse

Published: January, 2015| Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse

The Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse was established in 1994 by the Minnesota State Legislature with a charge "to improve the quality of higher education related to violence." The project… View this resource

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National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

Published: January, 2015| National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma and Mental Health is a national technical assistance project designed to cultivate a deeper understanding about the mental health and advocacy needs of… View this resource