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Promising Practices & Policies

The Ohio IPV Collaborative Builds Competency Within Child Protective Services

Published: July, 2011| Denise St. Clair, Edited by Stephanie Avalon

Linking children’s safety to the safety of their mothers, the late Susan Schechter coordinated and consulted with Advocacy for Women and Kids in Emergencies (AWAKE) at Children's Hospital in Boston… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Developing Protocols to Ensure Multiple Opportunities for Safe Disclosures of Domestic Violence

Published: July, 2011| Anne Menard

Anne Menard shares lessons learned from assisting a range of program developing protocols to address domestic violence, included federally-funded programs who thought the populations they were serving… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Safety Planning with Battered Mothers Exchanging Children: The Role of the Advocate

Published: May, 2011| Jennifer Rose

In the first of a two-part webinar that will address the challenges of parenting with former partners, Jennifer addresses the role of the advocate in working with battered mothers who share parenting… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Preparing Battered Mothers for Custody Court

Published: February, 2011| Liz Richards

Liz launches BWJP’s monthly webinar series on custody-related issues with an overview of the problems in the Family Court system and some practical strategies for advocates to assist battered mothers… View this resource

Website

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges/Family Violence Department

Published: January, 2015| National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

The Family Violence Department improves the way courts, law enforcement agencies, and others respond to family violence, while recognizing the legal, cultural, and psychological dynamics involved with… View this resource

Tools & Guides

A Passport to Safety: A Judge's Bench Card

Published: May, 2011| NCJFCJ, NCPOFFC

This tool provides key information on full faith and credit and firearms to judges. Included are benchcards for both issuing and enforcing courts dealing with domestic violence protection orders. View this resource