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Webinar Recording

Interstate Custody and Military Families

Published: May, 2014| Darren Mitchell, JD, Deborah Goelman, JD

This webinar helps demystify the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) and related laws and provide a framework for assisting survivors in these complex cases. It includes a… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Military-Related Interpersonal Violence Survivors and Co-Occurring Conditions

Published: April, 2014| April Gerlock, Ph.D., ARNP, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC

Research has established that a history of trauma can result in a variety of problems such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), depression, substance abuse, and… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Intersection Between Interpersonal Violence Exposure and Military Service

Published: February, 2014| Melissa Dichter, MSW, PhD, Greg Jacob, Glenna Tinney

This webinar addresses interpersonal violence victimization, including intimate partner violence and sexual assault in the context of military employment and how and why this is different for women in… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Intimate Partner Violence: Risk, Danger, Military Personnel, and Veterans

Published: October, 2013| Connie Sponsler-Garcia, April Gerlock, Glenna Tinney

This webinar provides an overview of current thinking on risk and danger assessment for IPV. This information is then applied to the military and veteran populations by subject matter experts for each… View this resource

Webinar Recording

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act: Basics and Practice Tips

Published: August, 2013| Christine Zellar Church

This webinar focuses on the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) for attorneys and legal advocates who deal with military-related survivors of intimate partner violence. Participants gain a basic… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Justice-Involved Military Personnel and Veterans

Published: July, 2013| Glenna Tinney, Russell Strand

This appendix to Praxis International's Blueprint for Safety covers post traumatic stress disorder and intimate partner violence; screening, assessment, and intervention; military and veteran culture;… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Family Advocacy Programs in the Military Services

Published: June, 2013| Kathy Robertson, Martin Inman, Paulette Hubbert, Melvina Thornton, Pamela Collins, Rene Robichaux, John Reibling, Lolita Allen

This webinar helps the participant understand the infrastructure for military Family Advocacy Programs (FAPs), how each branch of the military implements FAP policies related to domestic violence, and… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Family Support Matters and the Military

Published: June, 2013| Ellen C. Schell, Esq., CDR Andrew House

This webinar presents an overview of family support matters – with or without a civilian court order. It provides practical information about the military regulations on such matters and present… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Domestic Violence, Firearms, and the Military

Published: April, 2013| Sarah Henry

Discussion in this webinar includes triggering the federal firearms law, nuances of prohibitions, possible implications for service members, as well as similar state firearm prohibitions. Whether you… View this resource

News Article

Important Differences Between Civilian and Military Protection Orders

Published: April, 2013| NCPOFFC, Sarah Henry

This newsletter provides information on military protection orders and enforcement of orders issued by state, tribal, and territorials on military installations, while addressing how full faith and… View this resource


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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

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