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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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Special Collection

Special Collection
January 2016

Intimate Partner Homicide Prevention

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This Special Collection explores the most tragic consequence of domestic violence and offers a variety of tools and information towards its prevention.
Special Collection
December 2015

Navigating the Civil Legal System: Resources for Survivors of Domestic Violence, Their Advocates, and Legal Professionals

Survivors of domestic violence can face a number of legal issues that either directly stem from, or are affected by, the actions of those who use abuse and violence. These issues can include obtaining protection orders against an abuser; filing for divorce; seeking custody of and/or visitation with minor children; and filing for child support. This Special Collection is specifically focused on those legal issues most commonly arising in family court.
Special Collection
November 2009

Resources Addressing the Perpetration of Sexual Violence

This collection provides resources that address the topics of sex offender risk, assessment, management, treatment, and supervision.
Special Collection
January 2000

Identifying and Preventing Gender and Intersectional Bias in Law Enforcement Responses to Domestic and Sexual Violence

Author(s):
This special collection is a product of the COURAGE in Policing Project, jointly supported by the Human Rights Clinic at the University of Miami School of Law and Casa de Esperanza National Latin@ Network. The purpose of this special collection is to compile resources focused on improving the law enforcement responses to domestic violence and sexual assault.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
February 2021

Racial Disparities in Youth Incarceration Persist

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This report shows incarceration disparities state-by-state and how those disparities have changed over the last 10 years. It offers recommendations to confront racism in the juvenile justice system.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
February 2021

WEBINAR: Not Neutral: The Impact of Mandatory Reporting on Domestic Violence Survivors

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As increasing light is shed on the limitations of criminal legal responses to domestic violence, calls for community-based solutions that do not involve the criminal legal system are growing louder. This Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month (TDVAM) webinar explores the impact of mandatory reporting on domestic violence survivors, highlighting unique impacts for LGBTQ young people.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2021

More Than Just a Piece of Paper: A Toolkit for Advocates on Firearms and Domestic Violence During COVID-19

Publisher(s):
This toolkit from the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and Firearms, a project of the Battered Women's Justice Project, provides advocates with tools for engaging conversations, both locally and on the state level, on the impact of firearms on domestic violence victim-survivors, particularly during periods of wide-spread crises, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
Materials
  • General Material
October 2020

Training Materials: Law Enforcement

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This webpage from the National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project features a variety of resources that may be helpful for law enforcement officials. Resources include information on working with limited English proficient victims, as well as forms of immigration relief such as U and T visas and VAWA self-petitions.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2020

Trauma-Informed Policing Interview with Captain Altovise Love-Craighead

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In this video, Philadelphia Police Department Captain Altovise Love-Craighead discusses the fundamentals of trauma-informed policing, including how de-escalation can interrupt cycles of violence.
Materials
  • General Material
April 2020

Law Enforcement Response to Domestic and Sexual Violence and COVID-19

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On April 23, 2020, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) hosted a Virtual Roundtable on COVID-19 and Law Enforcement Response to Domestic and Sexual Violence. Included is a recording of the virtual roundtable and a compilation of resources, such as webinars, libraries, and lists that were referenced.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
April 2020

Reducing Gender Bias in Sexual Assault Response and Investigation – Part 1

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This webinar series explores the phenomenon of gender bias and the resulting stereotypes and attitudes that can influence the professional response to, and investigation of, sexual assault. Part 1 begins by introducing the concept of implicit bias, and then address key questions about how this can influence sexual assault dynamics and responses.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
April 2020

Reducing Gender Bias in Sexual Assault Response and Investigation – Part 2

Publisher(s):
This webinar series explores the phenomenon of gender bias and the resulting stereotypes and attitudes that can influence the professional response to, and investigation of, sexual assault. Part 2 resumes the discussion with an exploration of how gender bias affects victim blaming after the sexual assault.