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Webinar Recording

Domestic Violence-Related Mass and Spree Killings

Published: October, 2018| Dr. Neil Websdale

Dr. Websdale will define mass and spree killing and explain the differences between familicidal, felonious, and non-felony related forms of these offenses. The Webinar will concentrate on two forms of… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Stalking 2.0: The Use of Technology to Stalk

Published: September, 2018| Jennifer Landhuis

Approximately 7.5 million individuals are stalked every year in the United States. Rapid advances in technology give stalkers additional tools to locate, surveil, and monitor their victims. This… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Know More, Do More: Identifying and Responding to Stalking

Published: September, 2018| Jennifer Landhuis

Victims of stalking often report feeling discounted by the systems designed to assist them. Despite the prevalence of stalking—a crime affecting some 7.5 million people at some time in their… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Serving Survivors of Domestic Violence Strangulation

Published: September, 2018| Jill Rable MSN-Ed, RN, AFN-BC, SANE-A

This webinar brings awareness to survivors, care providers and community professionals serving victims of domestic violence strangulation. Rable will discuss the violent physical act of strangling… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Mobile Capabilities Streamline Cell Phone Evidence Collection

Published: July, 2018| BWJP

Dakota County, Minnesota, the third most populous county in the state with 412,000+ residents, has taken a proactive approach to addressing this problem with a project dedicated to electronic domestic… View this resource

Webinar Recording

“You Can’t Believe a Word She Says!”: Credibility Issues for Survivors of Violence with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Histories

Published: May, 2018| Rachel White Domain

Survivors who experience mental health or substance use conditions may not be believed when they seek help. These survivors may be experiencing the mental health effects of trauma and/or using… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Intimate Partner Violence Screening Guide

Published: March, 2018| Gabrielle Davis

This initial domestic abuse screening guide is designed to help you identify domestic abuse and coercive controlling behaviors in family law cases. It is a simple screen that attempts to detect… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Addressing Language Access in Police Departments: Salem, MA, Police Department Models Compliance

Published: March, 2018| Michael LaRiviere

Salem, Massachusetts, with a population of approximately 43,132, has a police force of 90 officers and uses a community policing model. Like many jurisdictions across the country, the population of… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Honest Dialogue Needed: Responding to Gender-Based Discrimination on Campus

Published: January, 2018| Dr. Valyncia C. Raphael, JD and Anton Tripolskii, JD

The presenters are experienced in working with students, staff and the general public in preventing and responding to gender-based discrimination on campus. Professionals in the field—advocates, law… View this resource

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Introducing the Trauma-Informed Practice (TIP) Scales for DV Programs

Published: December, 2017| Lisa Goodman, PhD and Cris Sullivan, PhD

Over the past 15 years, domestic violence (DV) and sexual assault (SA) programs have worked tirelessly to bring a trauma-informed approach to their work. This, in turn, has generated a need for tools… View this resource

Research & Statistics

The National Survey of Teen Relationships and Intimate Violence (STRiV)

Published: December, 2016|

This paper summarizes the findings from five papers (three published and two under review) of the National Survey of Teen Relationships and Intimate Violence (STRiV). The purpose of STRiV was to build… 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

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Association for Women's Rights in Development

Published: January, 2015| Association For Women's Rights in Development

The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) is an international, feminist, membership organization committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women's human… View this resource

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Bureau of Justice Statistics

Published: January, 2015| Office of Justice Programs

The U.S. Department of Justice website offers research and statistical publications on domestic violence. 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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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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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 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