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Webinar Recording

Nonconsensual Pornography: Circulating Sexual Violence Online

Published: January, 2017| Amber Morczek

In this webinar, the presenter defines nonconsensual pornography (often referred to as 'revenge porn'), how it impacts victims, what is being done to address it, and how it relates to rape… View this resource

Policy Analysis

Ending Gender Bias in the Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Published: January, 2017| Denise Gamache, Rhonda Martinson

Under a cooperative agreement with the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), the Battered Women’s Justice Project (BWJP) was asked to organize a roundtable to continue the national discussion on how… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Creating Relationships Between Domestic Violence Service Providers and Animal Control/Humane Law Enforcement

Published: January, 2017| Maya Gupta, Ph.D.

Animal control agencies are tasked with enforcing local animal ordinances and, in many areas, state animal protection laws. Animal control officers may encounter victims of domestic violence in many… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Including Pets on Protection Orders

Published: January, 2017| Nancy Blaney

The idea that pets should be (or even need to be) included on domestic violence protection orders was not considered until relatively recently. However, it is a natural outgrowth of the greater… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Animal Abuse and Domestic Violence

Published: January, 2017| Mary Lou Randour, Ph.D.

When abusers use violence in the home as a means of controlling and threatening the partners and children, it can be—and often is—directed at the pets as well. Pet abuse is one of the forms of… View this resource

Webinar Recording

What Advocates Should Know About Gender-Based Violence on Campus

Published: December, 2016| Anton Tripolskii

This webinar introduces advocates to the evolution of campus-based responses to sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence in the past decade.    View this resource

Webinar Recording

What Criminal Justice Professionals Should Know About Campus Disciplinary Processes

Published: December, 2016| Anton Tripolskii

This webinar compares the way in which gender-based violence is addressed on campus with the criminal process, and explains how these processes can proceed concurrently. It also discusses the effects… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Risk Assessment in Batterer Intervention

Published: November, 2016| A. Mervyn Davies

Colorado domestic violence treatment standards have been revised to provide for differentiated treatment intensities, based on risks and needs. This workshop explains the development and use of the… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Responding to Rape Denial: A Talk with Jody Raphael

Published: October, 2016| Jody Raphael

Jody Raphael discusses the distortion of rape statistics, attacks from feminists and conservatives, and the question of whether there is a “rape epidemic”. She also covers the truth about false rape… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Building LGBTQ Responses Within the Austin, Texas Police Department

Published: October, 2016| Greg Abbink, Michael Crumrine

Law enforcement's response to intimate partner violence and sexual assault within LGBTQ communities is often unsatisfactory. Many LGBTQ organizations encourage more effective practices or, in worst… View this resource

Research & Statistics

DoD Family Advocacy Program Fiscal Year 2012 Data

Published: June, 2013| Department of Defense

This Department of Defense (DoD) Family Advocacy Program (FAP) document covers Fiscal Year 2012 and includes data tables, briefing slides, and summary of key findings and demonstrates how the DoD FAP… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Domestic Violence and Child Custody: A 4-Part Model for Helping Judges Make More Informed Decisions

Published: June, 2013| Kristine Lizdas

Family court judges should consider the impact of violence on families when making decisions about child custody and visitation, according to Kristine Lizdas, a managing attorney at the Battered… View this resource

Laws & Regulations

Department of Defense (DoD) and Service Sexual Assault Policy Documents

Published: April, 2013| Department of Defense

This webpage contains the Department of Defense (DoD) and services' directives and policies on sexual assault. View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

State Child Custody Laws Related to Mobilization / Deployment of SM Parents

Published: March, 2013| George D. McHugh, Christine Church

This spreadsheet provides a breakdown of state child custody statutes and their applicability to military servicemembers mobilizing or deploying. View this resource

Research & Statistics

Prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence, Stalking, and Sexual Violence Among Active Duty Women and Wives of Active Duty Men, 2010

Published: March, 2013| Michele C. Black, Melissa T. Merrick

This Technical Report, from the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, provides the findings of the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, a collaboration of the Department… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Testing the Effects of New York's Domestic Violence Courts: A Statewide Impact Evaluation

Published: February, 2013| Amanda B. Cissner, Melissa Labriola, Michael Rempel

This study seeks to make a significant contribution to the knowledge of the field, focusing on whether and how domestic violence courts work. The study is a quasi-experimental evaluation of 24… View this resource

Website

Gambill on Justice

Published: January, 2013| Guy Gambill

This website addresses the conceptualization of justice in multiple contexts, including social, criminal, and civil justice with veterans in the justice system one area addressed. Includes information… View this resource

Website

Military Health System (MHS)

Published: January, 2013| Military Health System, Defense Health Agency

This website contains links to a multitude of health and mental health resources within the Department of Defense (DoD) and the military services, as well as links to external partners and… View this resource

Website

National Guard Bureau

Published: January, 2013| National Guard Bureau

This website contains general information about the National Guard and resource information for Guard members and their families. View this resource

Website

Office of the Secretary of Defense, Reserve Affairs

Published: January, 2013| Department of Defense

This website contains information about family readiness and resources available to members of the Reserves and their families. View this resource