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Policy Analysis

Do Community-Based Advocates, Barring Other Professional or Statutory Rules, Have an Enforceable Obligation to Avoid Conflicts of Interest?

Published: May, 2017| Sandra Tibbetts Murphy, J.D

For many years, advocates and their programs have found themselves in complicated situations, where two people who appear to have opposing interests seek their assistance.  Traditionally, the response… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Abetting Batterers: What Police, Prosecutors and Courts Aren’t Doing to Protect America’s Women: A Discussion with the Authors

Published: May, 2017| Andrew Klein and Jessica Klein

This webinar will discuss how court systems across the country, instead of protecting victims of abuse, are actually abetting batterers. The authors will discuss the evolution of criminal justice… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Tort Suits & Financial Compensation for Domestic Violence Survivors: A Webinar for Attorneys

Published: May, 2017| Amira Samuel

Often when the police are called for domestic violence, men who batter are arrested, convicted, and then likely sent to a batterers intervention program.  What community support, programming… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Tort Suits & Financial Compensation for Domestic Violence Survivors: A Webinar for Advocates

Published: May, 2017| Sonya Passi and Amira Samuel

Survivors of domestic violence are eligible to pursue tort claims against their abusers, which could result in life-changing compensatory and punitive awards. However, survivors often have very little… View this resource

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Working with Men Who Batter as Fathers

Published: April, 2017| Melissa Scaia

Most traditional parenting curricula 
seek to get the parent to “do something different.” Many traditional parenting curricula are inadequate to address the beliefs held by men who batter and abuse.… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Facilitating Groups with Men Who Batter

Published: March, 2017| Melissa Scaia

Often when the police are called to respond to domestic violence, men who batter are arrested, convicted, and then likely sent to a batterers intervention program. What community support, programming… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Military Response to Enforcing Military and Civilian Protection Orders

Published: March, 2017| NCPOFFC, Brian Clubb

Navigating the military response to domestic violence can be daunting when assisting military-related victims.  The area that may be the most complicated is protection orders: both those issued by… View this resource

Webinar Recording

We See You: Supervising Stalking Offenders

Published: March, 2017| James E. Henderson Jr., MSW

Stalking is a pattern of behavior directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear. Often, violations of no contact orders, calls from jail, and other forms of… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Identifying and Ending Gender Bias in Our Agencies

Published: March, 2017| Anton Tripolskii

This webinar introduces the audience to the latest guidance from the Department of Justice (DOJ) with respect to identifying and responding to gender bias in law enforcement, as well as rape crisis… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Organizing and Developing a Batterers Intervention Program

Published: February, 2017| Melissa Scaia, MPA

Batterers Intervention Programs (BIPs) are most effective when they are organized and developed as part of a Coordinated Community Response (CCR).  In this webinar, presenter Melissa Scaia, will… View this resource

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Army Family Programs and Services

Published: January, 2014| United States Army

This Army One Source webpage contains information on the Army Family Programs and Services. View this resource

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Center for Deployment Psychology

Published: January, 2014| Department of Defense

This is the website of the Department of Defense (DoD) organization that provides information on training, mental health disorders, treatments, resources, and military culture. View this resource

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Coaching Into Care

Published: January, 2014| Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Centers (MIRECC)/Mental Health Center of Excellence (CoE), Department of Veterans Affairs

This website provides resources, services, and information for family members or friends who become aware of their veteran's post-deployment difficulties and supports the effort to find help for the… View this resource

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Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE)

Published: January, 2014| Department of Defense

This is the website for the Department of Defense (DoD) organization that assesses, validates, oversees and facilitates prevention, resilience, identification, treatment, outreach, rehabilitation, and… View this resource

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Military Installations

Published: January, 2014| Department of Defense

This is a web portal for locating US military installations which includes a link to a directory listing. View this resource

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Navy Family Advocacy Program

Published: January, 2014| Unites States Navy

This is the website for the Navy's Family Advocacy Program within Commander, National Installations Command website. View this resource

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Public Awareness Campaign: Take a Stand Against Domestic Violence

Published: January, 2014| National Domestic Violence Hotline

The National Domestic Violence Hotline developed this domestic violence public awareness campaign in conjunction with the Department of Defense (DoD). The campaign is designed to inform service men… View this resource

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Responding to Crime Victims with Disabilities/Resource Directory for Service Providers

Published: January, 2014| National Center for Victims of Crime

This Resource Directory is designed to help community advocates working in the fields of crime victim assistance, disability services, law enforcement, and allied professions improve their response to… View this resource

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The Military’s Response to Domestic and Sexual Violence

Published: January, 2014| National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence (NCDSV)

The Military webpage of the National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence (NCDSV) provides information and resources on the military's response to domestic and sexual violence. The organization's… View this resource

Research & Statistics

The Data on Military Sexual Assault: What You Need to Know

Published: July, 2013| Lindsay Rosenthal, Katie Miller

Analysis by the Center for American Progress that presents key data regarding the Department of Defense (DoD) estimate of sexual assaults in the Armed Forces. View this resource