Funded as a Special Interest Resource Center: Civil & Criminal Justice Responses to Domestic Violence by the Family and Youth Services Bureau, Department of Health and Human Services, with additional funding provided by the Office on Violence Against WomenDepartment of Justice.
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Promising Practices & Policies

Rose Brooks Center: Sheltering Victims of Domestic Violence and Their Companion Animals

Published: February, 2013| NCPOFFC, Monica N. Player

This promising practice explores Rose Brooks Center’s efforts to shelter survivors and their companion pets together to reduce animal abuse. View this resource

Webinar Recording

Denver’s Domestic Violence Early Intervention Team (TRIAGE): Policy, Practice & Research

Published: February, 2013| Margaret Abrams, M.A., Dora-Lee Larson, M.A., Anne P. DePrince, Ph.D.

Begun in January 2006, Denver’s TRIAGE is a collaborative, multidisciplinary team that seeks to identify & assess risk factors for continuing, severe domestic violence, to provide active and… View this resource

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The Youthful Offender Domestic Violence Court: Can A Court Help Break The Cycle

Published: January, 2013| Gene A. Johnson, Jr.

What is teen dating violence and what are the challenges in addressing it How has the court system responded in the past and how can it change to make a difference in the lives of teens This webinar… View this resource

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Black Women’s Use of Violence in Intimate Partner Relationships and the Advocacy Response

Published: January, 2013| Dr. Hillary Potter, Umi (Shelia) Hankins

This presentation addresses Black women’s use of responsive violence. The presenters look at ways to engage with women about their use of violence, placing the violence in context, while recognizing… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Strong Moms, Safe Kids

Published: January, 2013| Jill Abernathey, Sara Lee, Frances Macaulay

Advocates and service providers both in Duluth and nationally identified a lack of advocacy for women in the months and years following separation from their abusive partner. In Duluth, experience… View this resource

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Honoring Resistance

Published: December, 2012| Nick Todd, Gillian Weaver-Dunlop

The response-based approach for working with victims and perpetrators of abuse was developed by Dr. Allan Wade, Dr. Linda Coates, and Nick Todd (R. Psych). Nick Todd and Gillian Weaver-Dunlop have… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Stalking and Sexual Assault

Published: November, 2012| Michelle Garcia

Research indicates that there is a connection between stalking and sexual assault. However, this intersection is often missed, particularly in non-stranger sexual assault cases. This webinar examines… View this resource

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Is Advocacy Effective? A Review of the Research Evidence

Published: November, 2012| Dr. Cris Sullivan

Most domestic violence service programs engage in various forms of advocacy. Advocacy involves more than providing emotional support and referrals - it is a distinct activity that involves working to… View this resource

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Teens and Sexual Assault: Addressing Potentially Unique Issues

Published: November, 2012| NCPOFFC, Ellen Opdyke

This webinar focuses on legal options and safety planning for teen and young adult sexual assault survivors. View this resource

Webinar Recording

Stalking: Prevalence, Lethality, and Impact

Published: November, 2012| Michelle Garcia

Research indicates that 6.6 million people were stalked in one year in the United States. Yet, stalking is a crime that is often misunderstood, minimized or missed entirely. This webinar addresses the… 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