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Webinar Recording

Male Peer Support & Violence Against Women: The History and Verification of a Theory

Published: February, 2014| Martin D. Schwartz, Ph.D., Walter S. DeKeseredy, Ph.D.

“The problem is simple. In most cultures, most of the time, all men, most men, or at least a great many men receive male peer support for the victimization of females.” So write Walter S. DeKeseredy… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Reproductive Coercion and Intimate Partner Violence

Published: February, 2014| Lisa James

Reproductive coercion is a relatively new concept in the field—simply defined, it is when a partner is trying to get a woman pregnant against her will or control the outcome of a pregnancy through… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Transgender People, IPV and the Legal System

Published: January, 2014| Leigh Goodmark, J.D., Terra Slavin, J.D., Michael Munson

Transgender persons subjected to abuse have not been the focus of legal scholarship. The dearth of legal scholarship is not surprising given how little research exists on the experience of transgender… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Advocate Confidentiality Statutes

Published: January, 2014| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains state advocate confidentiality statutes. View this resource

Webinar Recording

Economic Justice for Battered Women - Part Two

Published: November, 2013| Kim Pentico

Tools for Advocates: Participants will receive a brief overview of financial basics, including budgeting, credit, loans and long-term planning. View this resource

Webinar Recording

Economic Justice for Battered Women - Part One

Published: November, 2013| Kim Pentico

Financial Abuse 101: Financial abuse is a common tactic used by batterers to control and isolate their partners with far-reaching and devastating consequences. This webinar provides information to… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Teen Dating Violence and Protection Orders

Published: November, 2013| NCPOFFC, Tonya Turner

This webinar provides information on the challenges facing teen dating violence victims. Unique relief provided to teens and special enforcement considerations are discussed. View this resource

Webinar Recording

Teen Dating Violence: Economic Impact - Education & Earnings

Published: October, 2013| Adrienne Adams, Ph.D.

Dating violence in adolescence not only takes a physical and emotional toll on young women, it also leads to less education and lower earnings later in life. A young woman's educational performance… View this resource

Webinar Recording

The Changing Racial Dynamics of Women's Incarceration

Published: October, 2013| Marc Mauer

In February, The Sentencing Project released the report, “The Changing Racial Dynamics of Women’s Incarceration,” written by Marc Mauer. This webinar, presented by the report’s author, discusses the… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Risk Assessment Skills for Advocates

Published: October, 2013| Kate Johnson

Advocates understand the importance of risk assessment though some many struggle with how to conduct assessments in a trauma informed way. A four-stage process for conducting risk assessments with… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Violence Against Women: A Curriculum for Empowerment, Facilitator's Manual

Published: January, 1985| Susan Schechter, Sharon Szymanski, Michele Cahill

A manual for facilitators of battered women's groups. The curriculum and workshops were the attempt of the authors to "institutionalize consciousness raising within shelters" and it "offers tools to… View this resource