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Statute Guides & Matrices

State and Territorial Protection Order Registry/Database and Registration Statutes

Published: October, 2019| NCPOFFC

This matrix provides an overview of state and U.S. territories that have enacted laws that outline the entry of protection orders into a database/registry. Note: The lack of a registry/database… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Drafting an Enforceable Tribal Protection Order Involving a Non-member

Published: September, 2019| NCPOFFC

The following general information guide and checklist suggests topics/issues for advocates to discuss with each victim relative to preparing to file a tribal protection order and drafting a tribal… View this resource

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Nuisance Ordinances: How They Work, Who They Harm, and How to Fight Them

Published: September, 2019| Sandra Park, J.D.; Linda Morris, J.D.

Nuisance ordinances – which impose civil and criminal penalties on residents for seeking police or emergency medical assistance - purport to discourage crime and promote safety and quality of life… View this resource

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Are Intimate Partner Violence Risk Assessments Racially Biased?

Published: July, 2019| Kathleen J. Ferraro, PhD and Neil S. Websdale, PhD

In this webinar, we explore the question of whether Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) risk assessments (RAs) are racially biased. We situate IPV RAs within the broader movement to assess risk, links to… View this resource

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Introduction and Overview of the National Domestic Violence and Firearms Resource Center for OVW Grantees

Published: July, 2019| Kristine Lizdas, J.D.

The National Domestic Violence and Firearms Resource Center provides technical assistance and training on the effective implementation and enforcement of domestic violence-related firearm… View this resource

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Nonfatal Intimate Partner Violence: The Special Role of Firearms

Published: July, 2019| Susan Sorenson, Ph.D. and Emily F. Rothman, ScD

Firearms are the most common weapon used to kill an intimate partner in the U.S.. Less acknowledged is the role that guns play in intimate partner violence (IPV) that doesn’t result in death. In this… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Protection Orders and Working with People with Disabilities

Published: February, 2019| NCPOFFC

The Protection Orders and Working with People with Disabilities tip sheet is a tool that attorneys, advocates, and others can familiarize themselves with common types of disabilities, the unique… View this resource

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Perceiving Credibility: Judicial Decision-making in Domestic Violence Protective Order Cases

Published: February, 2019| Cara J. Person, PhD, MPH, CPH

Many women who experience intimate partner violence (IPV) seek domestic violence protective orders (DVPOs) for secondary IPV prevention. Because judges have considerable autonomy making DVPO case… View this resource

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Predicting Intimate Partner Violence Injuries Based on Police Reports

Published: February, 2019| Marie Karlsson, PhD

Approximately half of all victims of intimate partner violence are injured (Truman & Morgan, 2014). There are several different sociodemographic and incident related factors that increase the… View this resource

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Men Stopping Violence

Published: January, 2015| Men Stopping Violence

MSV works locally, nationally and internationally to dismantle belief systems, social structures and institutional practices that oppress women and children and dehumanize men themselves. MSV looks to… View this resource

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Mending the Sacred Hoop

Published: January, 2015| Mending the Sacred Hoop

Mending the Sacred Hoop is a Native owned and operated non-profit 501(c) 3 organization that exists to address violence against Native women and works to end it. We organize to address issues… View this resource

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Military OneSource - Child Abuse and Domestic Abuse

Published: January, 2015| Military OneSource, Department of Defense

This Military One Source webpage provides links to information on child abuse and domestic abuse to include the Family Advocacy Program, victim advocacy and transitional compensation. View this resource

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Military OneSource - Sexual Assault

Published: January, 2015| Military OneSource, Department of Defense

This webpage contains resources, tools and articles on sexual assault listed on the Military OneSource website. View this resource

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Military OneSource

Published: January, 2015| Military OneSource, Military OneSource

Military One Source is a website that provides comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost to active duty, National Guard, and reserve members, and their families. View this resource

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MINCAVA Electronic Clearinghouse

Published: January, 2015| Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse

The Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse was established in 1994 by the Minnesota State Legislature with a charge "to improve the quality of higher education related to violence." The project… View this resource

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National Center for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Published: January, 2015| National Center for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Department of Veterans Affairs

This website provides information and resources on post-traumatic stress disorder and trauma for both the public and professionals. View this resource

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National Center for the Prosecution of Violence Against Women

Published: January, 2015| National District Attorneys Association

The National Center for the Prosecution of Violence Against Women (NCPVAW) exists to serve prosecutors, members of the prosecution team and other allied professionals as they strive to deliver justice… View this resource

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National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence

Published: January, 2015| National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence

NCDSV helps myriad professionals who work with victims and perpetrators; law enforcement; criminal justice professionals such as prosecutors, judges and probation officers; health care professionals… View this resource

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National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

Published: January, 2015| National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma and Mental Health is a national technical assistance project designed to cultivate a deeper understanding about the mental health and advocacy needs of… View this resource