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

OVW Grantee Firearms Webinar Series - Part 1/3

Published: April, 2022| BWJP

OVW Grantee Firearms Webinar Series Part 1/3 This webinar is an introduction to the Firearms Center and provides an overview of domestic violence and firearms and state and federal laws that prohibit… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Defense Based Advocacy and the Domestic Violence Movement Part 3/3

Published: April, 2022| BWJP

Defense Based Advocacy and the Domestic Violence Movement Part 3/3 In the third and final webinar of this series, participants will learn about the scope of the crisis of the criminalization of… View this resource

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and Firearms 3-part Webinar Series

Published: April, 2022| BWJP

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and Firearms 3-part Webinar Series April 21 | May 19 | June 16 from 11- 12:15 p.m. pacific | 1- 2:15 p.m. central | 2- 3:15 p.m. eastern  Description This… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Defense Based Advocacy and the Domestic Violence Movement Part 2/3

Published: March, 2022| BWJP

Defense Based Advocacy and the Domestic Violence Movement Part 2/3 This webinar is part two of a three-part professional development series for community-based advocates, attorneys who work with… View this resource

Tools & Guides

White House Gender Equity Strategy - BWJP Responsive Guide

Published: February, 2022| BWJP

This report is a responsive guide from BWJP regarding the White House National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality. View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

States Allowing Juveniles Access to Protection Orders

Published: February, 2022| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains statutes from states allowing juveniles access to protection orders. View this resource

Webinar Recording

Developing CCR Policies and Practices to Reduce Victim Intimidation

Published: August, 2021|

Sharing the experiences of St Louis County, MN, the presenters will prepare participants to identify, investigate, and locate where the intimidation of domestic violence victims occur; and pay… View this resource

Webinar Recording

An Overview of Cash Bail for Domestic Violence Advocates

Published: July, 2021|

This webinar offers an overview of cash bail and an analysis of how cash bail disparately impacts different communities in this country. The webinar will also address concerns raised by the use of… View this resource

Webinar Recording

History of Advoacy

Published: July, 2021|

Advocacy by survivors has been at the forefront of systems change over the last four decades. This webinar takes everyone through the history and the different stages of the development of advocating… View this resource

Webinar Recording

A Sample of Predominately African American Domestic Violence Victims Response to Objective Risk Assessments

Published: July, 2021|

Most stakeholders agree domestic abuse is a problem. Many agree the need to assess for abuse risk is important.  Some value the usefulness of objective risk assessment measures. But what if all… View this resource

Tools & Guides

A Passport to Safety: A Judge's Bench Card

Published: May, 2011| NCJFCJ, NCPOFFC

This tool provides key information on full faith and credit and firearms to judges. Included are benchcards for both issuing and enforcing courts dealing with domestic violence protection orders. View this resource

Tools & Guides

Protection Orders and How They Apply Under Federal Prohibitor 922 (g)(8) to All Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Users: July 19, 2010 Letter from the FBI

Published: July, 2010| FBI

This letter from the FBI describes how the federal firearm prohibitor in 18 USC 922(g)(8) applies to protection orders. View this resource

Tools & Guides

Civil Protection Orders: A Guide for Improving Practice

Published: January, 2010| National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

This publication is known as the CPO Guide. The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, in partnership with the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women developed the CPO… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Civil Protective Orders: Improved Safety for Victims & Cost Effective for State Governments

Published: January, 2010| TK Logan

This document provides a brief overview of new research findings on the effectiveness of protection orders. View this resource