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September 2015

Accounting for Risk and Danger Practice Checklists: Coordinating Risk Assessment in Domestic Violence Cases

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These checklists are intended to help jurisdictions ensure that their criminal justice responses identify and address potential risks to victims, based on sound research on risk factors associated with IPV.
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June 2014

Representing Victims of Intimate Partner Violence Connected with the Military: A Handbook for Civil Attorneys

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Victims of intimate partner violence who are military service members, veterans, or partners of service members or veterans, often have specific legal issues related to the military. Attorneys who are unconnected to the military must understand those issues or run the risk not only of inadequate representation, but also of increasing danger to their clients. While resources on legal representation of service members and/or veterans exist, this handbook specifically addresses additional considerations for attorneys when representing military-related victims/survivors:
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January 2014

Representing Victims of Intimate Partner Violence Connected with the Military: A Handbook for Civil Attorneys

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This handbook is intended to provide information to attorneys representing survivors and victims of intimate partner violence who are connected with the military, which includes service members, veterans, or partners of abusive service members or veterans.
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January 2014

Strangulation Laws

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This chart is a compilation of the strangulation laws in the United States.
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November 2012

Safety at Home--Intimate Partner Violence, Military Personnel, and Veterans

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This course, designed for advocates (military and civilian) who provide services to military-related families experiencing intimate partner violence, pulls together information about military and combat-related issues as they intersect with intimate partner violence. The self-paced course includes eight modules with mini-lectures, case studies, video clips, practice scenarios, and opportunities for self-assessment to test mastery of course content. Modules include:
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January 2012

Islamic Marriage Contracts: A Resource Guide for Legal Professionals, Advocates, Imams & Communities

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This guide was developed as a resource for legal professionals and advocates working with Muslims, and for Muslim leaders and community members.
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May 2011

Risk Assessment and Intimate Partner Violence: Bridging Research and Practice

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This webinar presents three areas of research on risk assessment in intimate partner violence and describes future directions for linking research and practice in a way that pulls prediction into management, gives victim voice, and integrates advocate expertise.
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April 2011

Victim Advocate Guide: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and Combat Experience

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Most people returning from war zones will have stress reactions and will need to readjust to being home. It's important that advocates understand these stress reactions and their relationship to IPV in order to provide effective information and referrals to victims whose partners have been exposed to the trauma of combat and are exhibiting violent or abusive behavior. This guide provides information that will assist advocates with these complex issues.
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January 2010

Collaborating for Safety: Coordinating the Military and Civilian Response to Domestic Violence

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This handbook provides an overview of the processes used in the implementation of the OVW funded Military/Civilian Coordinated Community Response Demonstration Project.
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September 2007

Confidentiality: An Advocate's Guide

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Confidentiality and privilege are key to keeping battered women safe and represent the cornerstones of all successful advocacy and shelter programs. This guide is intended to familiarize advocates with a variety of laws, policies, requirements, and best practices on the topic of confidentiality.
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April 2007

Female Officers as Victims of Police-Perpetrated Domestic Violence

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This article examines how the expectations and values of the female officer's profession and workplace culture influence her behavior and decisions regarding her abusive relationship.
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May 2005

Maze Map

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This PowerPoint presentation highlights the processes domestic violence victims may encounter when involved with child protection, civil/criminal justice systems, and military responses to domestic violence when it applies to active duty military personnel.