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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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February 2019

Protection Orders and Working with People with Disabilities

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This tip sheet is a tool that attorneys, advocates, and others can familiarize themselves with common types of disabilities, the unique barriers people with those disabilities may experience in the protection order office, and strategies for overcoming those barriers that attorneys and advocates can implement in their work.
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  • General Material
February 2018

Mapping Gender: Shedding Empirical Light on Family Courts’ Treatment of Cases Involving Abuse and Alienation

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What is really happening in the nation's family courts? This webinar discusses a national empirical study of custody courts' responses to domestic violence, child abuse, and parental alienation claims.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2018

Understanding the Complexities of Sexual Violence Response

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This webinar introduces multi-disciplinary participants to the work of the Sexual Violence Justice Institute and explore the complexities of sexual violence, especially for programs and communities that see a limited number of disclosures. 
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  • Training Tools
December 2017

Introducing the Trauma-Informed Practice (TIP) Scales for Domestic Violence Programs

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In this webinar, presenters describe the development of the Trauma Informed Practice (TIP) Scales, which measure the degree to which programs engage in trauma-informed practices from the perspective of program participants.
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  • General Material
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October 2017

Impact of Language Access and the Requirements of Title VI on Law Enforcement

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Failure to utilize qualified interpreters increases risk to officer and community safety, jeopardizes criminal investigations and prosecutions, and can result in the loss of federal funding. This webinar addresses the widespread problem of police failure to access qualified interpreters and the problems associated with using unqualified interpreters.
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  • General Material
May 2017

Using the National Crime Information Center to spread the word about Protection Orders

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The National Crime Information Center (NCIC) Protection Order File contains information on court orders which are issued to prevent acts of domestic violence against a person or to prevent a person from stalking, intimidating, or harassing another person.  This presentation thoroughly examines this NCIC file and how it can be used effectively by criminal justice agencies all across the U.S.
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May 2017

Advocate Lessons: How Law Enforcement Responds to and Investigates Domestic Violence Cases

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Part 2 of the Battered Women's Justice Project's CCR Problem-Solving Series, this webinar explores the role and responsibilities of law enforcement in their initial response to domestic violence cases.
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January 2017

Turning the Case Upside Down: Rethinking the Art and Science of Suspect Interviews

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This webinar reviews the history of interrogation techniques and discusses the impact of numerous suspect interview/interrogation techniques and the efficacy of these techniques, including substantial research that will assist fact-finders in determining some shortfalls in current interview techniques.
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  • General Material
January 2017

Ending Gender Bias in the Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

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In 2016, the Battered Women’s Justice Project organized a roundtable to continue the national discussion on the identification and prevention of gender bias in the law enforcement response to sexual assault and domestic violence. This report describes the roundtable, summarizes the themes that emerged as well as areas in which opinions varied, and recommends next steps toward implementation of the guidelines.
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December 2016

What Advocates Should Know About Gender-Based Violence on Campus

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This webinar from the Battered Women's Justice Project introduces advocates to the evolution of campus-based responses to sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence in the past decade. 
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
October 2016

Building LGBTQ Responses Within the Austin, Texas Police Department

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Law enforcement’s response to intimate partner violence and sexual assault within LGBTQ communities is often unsatisfactory. This webinar from the Battered Women's Justice Project highlights a few cities' effort to build change from within the police, and how trusting relationships can create positive outcomes for LGBTQ communities.
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  • General Material
August 2016

Sexual Assault by Law Enforcement

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This webinar highlights Andrea Ritchie's research which determined that 52 percent of 35 police departments surveyed in the U.S. do not have a policy addressing or preventing sexual violence by police officers, despite the issuance of a 2011 guidance on the subject by the International Association of Chiefs of Police.