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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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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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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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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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January 2016

A Guide for Advocates to Understand the Legal Implications of Abusive International Marriages

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This guide identify legal remedies available to survivors and family members in cases of abusive international marriages.
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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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December 2014

Strangulation and Domestic Violence

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This webinar discusses the findings of medical research from Louisville, Kentucky on strangulation in the context of domestic violence. Faculty consider “best practices” in domestic violence strangulation cases for law enforcement, expert witnesses, prosecutors and judges.
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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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March 2014

Shifting the Paradigm for Investigating Trauma Victimization

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This resource outlines the Forensic Experiential Trauma Interview (FETI), an interviewing method that uses information about the parts of the brain that experience trauma. 
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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

Transgender People, Intimate Partner Violence, and the Legal System

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Leigh Goodmark’s article, "Transgender People, Intimate Partner Violence, and the Legal System," is the first law review article to concentrate specifically on intimate partner abuse and the transgender community. In this webinar, Leigh Goodmark presents this research, and Terra Slavin and michael munson comment on critical analysis in the article and reflect its utility for practitioners and victims.