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Webinar Recording

The Dakota County Electronic Crimes Task Force

Published: September, 2018| Tim Leslie & Daniel Bianconi

Domestic violence abusers are increasingly using technology to stalk and harass their victims.  Often this involves the victim’s cell phone.  Until recently, having a cell phone examined could mean… View this resource

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Promising Community Practices: The High At-Risk Team, Bristol County, Massachusetts

Published: May, 2018| Courtney Cahill, JD

The High At-Risk Team (HART) program of Bristol County, MA is an innovative community effort to focus resources on the most dangerous and repeat domestic violence offenders in order to keep victims… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Implementing Probation Group Reporting

Published: May, 2018| James E. Henderson Jr., MSW and Stephanie Avalon

Traditional probation practice involves a great deal of tracking of offenders. On a typical day of back to back meetings with probationers, the probation officer will spend most of the time repeating… View this resource

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Current Research on Batterer Intervention Programs and Implications for Policy

Published: April, 2018| Kathleen J. Ferraro, PhD

This webinar reviews existing research on Batterer Intervention Programs (BIPs). I will discuss the methodological and definitional bases for contradictory results about the efficacy of BIPs. I will… View this resource

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Case File Review: What Do Sexual Assault Cases Look Like in Our Communities?

Published: March, 2018| Jolene Engelking and Leah Lutz

Based on a toolkit that the Sexual Violence Justice Institute (SVJI) developed, this webinar will explain the process and framework for reviewing sexual assault case files as an evaluative measure for… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Monitoring to Achieve Accountability: Revisiting the St. Paul Blueprint for Safety Seven Years Later

Published: March, 2018| Stephanie Avalon

One such effort is the St. Paul Blueprint for Safety (http://www.bwjp.org/resource-center/resource-results/the-blueprint-for-safety.html) , built on 30 years of experience and research on coordinated… View this resource

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FY2017 Improving Criminal Justice Responses to Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking Program (ICJR): New Grantee Orientation

Published: January, 2018| Office on Violence Against Women

Presented by the Office on Violence Against Women. To view the ICJR FY 2017 NGO Webinar Checklist, click here (assets/icjr-fy-2017-ngo-webinar-checklist.pdf) . View this resource

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Advocate Lessons: How Law Enforcement Responds to and Investigates Domestic Violence Cases (Part 2: CCR Problem-Solving Series: The Role of Law Enforcement)

Published: May, 2017| Mary Ingham and Chief Deputy David Hepperly

This second webinar in BWJP’s CCR Problem-Solving Series builds upon the initial discussion of law enforcement response and specifically explores the role and responsibilities of law enforcement in… View this resource

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What Advocates Need to Know About Law Enforcement’s Role (Part 1: CCR Problem-Solving Series: The Role of Law Enforcement)

Published: May, 2017| Mary Ingham

Law enforcement plays a critical role in the current legal system response to domestic violence. As first responders to calls of domestic violence, much of the system’s ability to keep victims safe… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Census of Problem-Solving Courts, 2012

Published: September, 2016| Tracey Kyckelhahn, Ramona R. Rantala, Suzanne M. Strong

This report presents information on various aspects of problem-solving courts, such as funding sources, disqualifying offenses, points of entry, status hearings, services, and benefits to… View this resource

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ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence

Published: January, 2015| American Bar Association

The mission of the ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence, founded in 1994, is to increase access to justice for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking by mobilizing the… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

ABA Statutory Summary Charts

Published: January, 2015| American Bar Association

These charts summarize statutes from all 50 states regarding domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence and trafficking. 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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AEquitas: The Prosecutors' Resource on Violence Against Women

Published: January, 2015| Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape

AEquitas' mission is to improve the quality of justice in sexual violence, intimate partner violence, stalking, and human trafficking cases by developing, evaluating, and refining prosecution… 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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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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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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Justice for Vets

Published: January, 2015| Justice for Vets

Justice for Vets, a division of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, provides national training and advocacy on behalf of Veterans Treatment Courts. 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