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Understanding and Responding to Adolescent Intra-Family Domestic Battery

Published: October, 2019| Robin Hassler Thompson, Wendy Nussbaum

This webinar explains the difference between Adolescent Domestic Battery and Intimate Partner Violence and the need for an alternative system and treatment response to this issue. Adolescent Domestic… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

State Protection Order Statutes: No Fee for Filing, Issuance, Registration and Service of Process

Published: October, 2019| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains state statutes prohibiting the charging of fees to petitioners for filing, issuance, service of process, enforcement and registration of protection orders. View this resource

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Coercive Control: Practical Implications

Published: October, 2019| Evan Stark, Ph.D.

Over the last two decades, England, Ireland, France, Scotland, and a number of other countries and thousands of service organizations world-wide have adapted coercive control as the framework for… View this resource

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Family Based Violence and Young Women: Unintended Consequences

Published: October, 2019| Francine Sherman

This webinar provides a particular focus on girls charged with any home-based assault (simple assault, domestic battery, assault against as family member) to understand the context of those offenses… View this resource

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An Introduction to National Sources of Intimate Partner Violence Victimization Data

Published: October, 2019| Lynn Addington, Kathleen Ferraro

This webinar is designed as a descriptive and non-technical introduction to national sources of data on intimate partner violence (IPV) victimization in the United States. Target audience members are… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Protection Order Service Checklist

Published: October, 2019| NCPOFFC

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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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National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women

Published: January, 2015| National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women

The National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women, a nonprofit organization founded in 1987, is a resource and advocacy center for battered women charged with crimes related to their… View this resource

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National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Published: January, 2015| National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence provides a list of state domestic violence coalitions and other resources for victims and advocates. View this resource

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National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges/Family Violence Department

Published: January, 2015| National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

The Family Violence Department improves the way courts, law enforcement agencies, and others respond to family violence, while recognizing the legal, cultural, and psychological dynamics involved with… View this resource

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National Criminal Justice Reference Service

Published: January, 2015| Office of Justice Programs

Established in 1972, the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) is a federally funded resource offering information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. View this resource

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National Immigration Project

Published: January, 2015| National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild

A national non-profit that provides legal and technical support to immigrant communities, legal practitioners, and all advocates seeking to advance the rights of noncitizens. View this resource

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National Institute of Justice

Published: January, 2015| Office of Justice Programs

The National Institute of Justice website houses research on violence against women. View this resource

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National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence

Published: January, 2015| National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence

The NJIDV has collaborated with a broad range of professionals, including judges, attorneys, advocates, academics, mental health experts, social scientists, child experts, elder abuse and geriatric… View this resource

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National Network To End Domestic Violence

Published: January, 2015| National Network to End Domestic Violence

NNEDV provides training and assistance to the statewide and territorial coalitions against domestic violence. It also furthers public awareness of domestic violence and changes beliefs that condone… View this resource

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National Network to End Violence Against Immigrant Women

Published: January, 2015| National Network to End Violence Against Immigrant Women

The National Network to End Violence Against Immigrant Women seeks to challenge and eliminate all forms of oppression and discrimination against immigrant women facing violence by empowering them to… View this resource

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National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

Published: January, 2015| National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

The NRCDV’s mission is to improve societal and community responses to domestic violence and ultimately prevent its occurrence. The center provides a wide range of free, comprehensive, and… View this resource