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Tools & Guides

Strategies and Resources to Assist Survivors and their Pets

Published: September, 2021| NCPOFFC

Strategies and Resources to Assist Survivors and their Pets The lives and safety of survivors and their companion animals are inextricably intertwined. When abusers use violence in the home as a means… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Getting Child Support When the Coparent is Abusive

Published: August, 2021| SAFeR

Defining Domestic Violence When most people hear the words “domestic violence,” they think of physical or sexual violence. But some partners never physically attack their victims. People who abuse find… 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

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

Should They Stay or Should They Go: Helping Domestic Violence Survivors with Interstate Cases

Published: March, 2021| Taylor Duran, Deborah Goelman, Maria Veniard

This webinar will provide participants with an overview of the various federal and state laws that govern interstate custody cases.  It is designed for attorneys, victim advocates, and other community… View this resource

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Client-Centered and Trauma-Informed Practice: Implementing Successfully in the Criminal Justice System

Published: October, 2020| Maureen Curtis, Wanda Lucibello

The public health crisis has required advocates to adapt to many changes. This webinar showcases the successes and challenges of providing client-centered and trauma-informed services in the criminal… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Should They Stay or Should They Go: Helping Domestic Violence Survivors with Interstate Cases

Published: October, 2020| Taylor Duran, Deborah Goelman, Maria Veniard

This webinar provides participants with an overview of the various federal and state laws that govern interstate custody cases. It is designed for attorneys, victim advocates, and other community… 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

Webinar Recording

Understanding and Addressing Women’s Use of Force in Intimate Relationships: A Retrospective

Published: May, 2020| Lisa Young Larance, Leigh Goodmark

This presentation provides an overview of the complexity of women’s use of force in their intimate heterosexual relationships. The presenters explore the common characteristics of women who use force… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Tools for Advocates Responding to COVID-19 and Domestic Violence

Published: April, 2020| Rob (Roberta) Valente

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically increased danger for survivors of domestic violence in the past few months. Governmental “stay at home” orders have forced many survivors and their children into… View this resource

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Accessing Safety Initiative

Published: January, 2015| Vera Institute of Justice

Funded by the Office on Violence Against Women, the Accessing Safety Initiative helps organizations and communities meet the needs of women with disabilities & Deaf women who are victims or… 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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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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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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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

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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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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