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Statute Guides & Matrices

Protection Order Definition Matrix

Published: September, 2020| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains state statutes with the definition of domestic violence/abuse for obtaining a domestic violence civil protection order. View this resource

Webinar Recording

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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Assisting Survivors With Their Pets During the COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond

Published: August, 2020| Zoë Agnew-Svoboda, Nancy Blaney, Melinda D. Merck, Mary Lou Randour

Victims of domestic abuse are often unwilling to leave their companion animals behind when they seek shelter from their abusers. This becomes more difficult in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. Victims… View this resource

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Returning to Honor: Using Culturally-Based Teaching in Batterer’s Intervention Programs

Published: August, 2020| Jeremy NeVilles-Sorell

The “Returning to Honor” project is based on the Native American concept of reciprocity. As Native People, we give before we take anything. We will give a gift to a person if we want them to teach us… View this resource

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Elder Justice, Protection Orders, and COVID-19

Published: July, 2020| Angel Kwaterski, Ann Laatsch

As our country has confronted the COVID-19 pandemic, it has necessitated profound changes in the way we offer services to older survivors of abuse, and in victims’ ability to access needed supports.… View this resource

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Faith Matters: Supporting Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Survivors of Domestic Violence

Published: July, 2020| Salma Elkadi, Sharon O'Brien, Deborah Rosenbloom

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

Webinar Recording

Responding to Domestic Violence-Related Homicides Within Your Community

Published: July, 2020| Jessica Honish, Courtney Olson, Sara Krall

Domestic violence programs are often called upon to react swiftly and adeptly in the aftermath of a domestic violence homicide in their community. There are many competing demands that require… 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

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Potential to Prevent Mass Shootings Through Domestic Violence Firearm Restrictions

Published: June, 2020| April M. Zeoli

In this webinar, Dr. April M. Zeoli discusses findings from her recently published research investigating mass shooters and the potential to prevent mass shootings through domestic violence firearm… View this resource

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Using Web-Based Technologies to Promote Safe Access to Protection Orders During Pandemics and Natural Disasters

Published: June, 2020| LaJuan Epperson, Barbara Holmes, Jannet Okazaki, Kay Radwanski, Ruth Reichard

During the COVID-19 pandemic, courts have been modifying procedures and expanding remote access to protection orders to help survivors overcome the additional barriers presented by social distancing… View this resource

Laws & Regulations

DoD Sexual Assault Policies - DoD Sexual Assault directives, instructions, & policies

Published: January, 2015| Department of Defense

This webpage contains official Department of Defense (DoD) sexual assault directives, instructions, and policies. View this resource

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DoD Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office

Published: January, 2015| Department of Defense

This is the website for Department of Defense's (DoD) Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO). It includes material on sexual assault directives, instructions, policies, reports, victim… View this resource

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Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs

Published: January, 2015| Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs

The Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs, Duluth MN, is a nonprofit agency that works towards the elimination of violence in the lives of women and their children. DAIP believes that all forms of… View this resource

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Emerge

Published: January, 2015| Emerge

Founded in 1977, Emerge was the first abuser education program in the United States. Since its creation, Emerge has been a national leader in working to end violence in intimate relationships. 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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Futures Without Violence

Published: January, 2015| Futures Without Violence

Providing leadership from offices in San Francisco, Washington D.C. and Boston, Futures Without Violence established a state-of-the-art Center for Leadership and Action in the Presidio of San… 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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Joint Services Support (JSS)

Published: January, 2015| Joint Services Support (JSS), National Guard Bureau

Website for a network of strategic partners fostering and enabling a resilient operational reserve. It includes links to National Guard programs and a search function that can access resources by… View this resource

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Justice for Vets

Published: January, 2015| Justice for Vets

Justice for Vets, a division of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, provides national training and advocacy on behalf of Veterans Treatment Courts. 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