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.
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

Webinar Recording

Working with Interpreters in a Court Setting

Published: March, 2020| Cannon Han, Hon. Ramona A. Gonzalez

Working with an interpreter is essential to ensuring victim safety for individuals with limited English proficiency in the civil protection order process.  This webinar will provide participants with… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Unauthorized Practice of Law Matrix

Published: December, 2019| NCPOFFC

This matrix provides a statutory compilation on unauthorized practice of law. View this resource

Webinar Recording

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

Webinar Recording

Predicting Intimate Partner Violence Injuries Based on Police Reports

Published: February, 2019| Marie Karlsson, PhD

Approximately half of all victims of intimate partner violence are injured (Truman & Morgan, 2014). There are several different sociodemographic and incident related factors that increase the… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Trauma-Informed Victim Interview (TIVI) for the Justice System, Part 2

Published: January, 2019| Donna Kelly and Justin Boardman

Part two will build on what was learned in part one and will focus on how to use the information discovered in the trauma-informed victim interview. By acknowledging that these interviews are… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Trauma-Informed Victim Interview (TIVI) for the Justice System, Part 1

Published: December, 2018| Donna Kelly and Justin Boardman

This fast-paced, interactive presentation will focus on how to facilitate a trauma-informed victim interview. This protocol has been used successfully in investigating domestic violence, sexual… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Navigating Appeals in Family Law Cases

Published: October, 2018| Cassandra Allison, JD

The Family Violence Appellate Project (“FVAP”) is the first non-profit organization in California dedicated to providing legal representation and support to survivors of intimate partner violence at… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Mandatory Reporting Laws in the United States: Impact on Victims of Intimate Partner Violence

Published: October, 2018| Carol E. Jordan

This webinar will address mandatory reporting laws across the nation as they apply to cases of intimate partner violence. It will describe the history and different types of mandatory reporting laws… View this resource

Website

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

Website

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

Website

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

Website

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

Website

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

Website

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

Website

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

Website

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

Website

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