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Academic Programs in Victim Services/Victimology

added 04/05/2011

Link to the Joint Center on Violence and Victim Studies. Mission: "The Joint Center on Violence and Victim Studies applies rigorous, evidence-based approaches to addressing all forms of violence and victimization at individual, societal, and global levels through professional development and consultation, higher education, and research and analysis"


Advocacy

Advocacy Learning Center

added 06/24/2009
Praxis International

"The Advocacy Learning Center is a 2-year experiential course created to examine the vision, identify the principles and knowledge, and practice the skills and qualities that make advocacy a powerful force in the movement to end violence against women. Ongoing skill practice is built in so participants can transform new learning directly into real-world advocacy. "

E-Learning Course: Safety at Home - Intimate Partner Violence, Military Personnel, and Veterans

added 11/19/2012
Battered Women's Justice Project

This course is designed for advocates (military and civilian) who provide services to military-related families experiencing intimate partner violence. The course will also be helpful for social service and mental health practitioners who are working with these victims and their families. 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. Supplemental materials are available to download.

Minnesota Rural Project for Women and Child Safety

added 09/12/2002
Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse

A series of documents that provide a curriculum and protocol development information for communities in Minnesota that are beginning to work together to better serve and protect both child and adult victims of family violence.

Understanding and Addressing Vicarious Trauma

added 12/02/2011
Headington Institute: Care for Caregivers Worldwide

This resource is a self guided course to help humanitarian workers understand and recognize the process and symptoms of vicarious trauma. By the end of the module, participants will be able to define vicarious trauma and recognize its signs and symptoms, as well multiple strategies for protection and self-care.


Batterer intervention

Helping Children Who Witness Domestic Violence: A Guide for Parents (Instructor's Manual)

added 03/02/1999
Meg Crager and Lily Anderson

This curriculum comes in two parts that are downloadable as Microsoft Word documents: Instructor Manual and Student Manual. Although this curriculum is posted on the MINCAVA webite, it is copyrighted and requires the author's permission prior to use. This 12-session curriculum is designed to be used with either mothers who are survivors of Domestic Violence or fathers who are batterers (these mothers and fathers should never be together). The sessions focus on the impact of Domestic Violence on children and ways parents can help as well as on positive parenting skills. Contact:
Meg Crager
e-mail: megcrager@comcast.netor lily.anderson@kingcounty.gov
Phone: 206-296-7841

Other formats: pdf

Helping Children Who Witness Domestic Violence: A Guide for Parents (Student Workbook)

added 11/29/2011
Meg Crager and Lily Anderson

This curriculum comes in two parts that are downloadable as Microsoft Word documents: Instructor Manual and Student Manual. Although this curriculum is posted on the MINCAVA webite, it is copyrighted and requires the author's permission prior to use. This 12-session curriculum is designed to be used with either mothers who are survivors of Domestic Violence or fathers who are batterers (these mothers and fathers should never be together). The sessions focus on the impact of Domestic Violence on children and ways parents can help as well as on positive parenting skills. Contact:
Meg Crager
e-mail: megcrager@comcast.netor lily.anderson@kingcounty.gov
Phone: 206-296-7841 Meg Crager
e-mail: megcrager@comcast.netor
lily.anderson@kingcounty.gov
Phone: 206-296-7841

Other formats: pdf • plaintext • pdf

Child exposure

Child Trauma Academy

added 04/27/1996
Baylor College of Medicine

Addresses the maltreatment of children through direct clinical services, professional training, and research. Their website offers a publications, abstracts of ongoing research, and information for caregivers, and more. Includes online courses.

Helping Children Who Witness Domestic Violence: A Guide for Parents (Instructor's Manual)

added 03/02/1999
Meg Crager and Lily Anderson

This curriculum comes in two parts that are downloadable as Microsoft Word documents: Instructor Manual and Student Manual. Although this curriculum is posted on the MINCAVA webite, it is copyrighted and requires the author's permission prior to use. This 12-session curriculum is designed to be used with either mothers who are survivors of Domestic Violence or fathers who are batterers (these mothers and fathers should never be together). The sessions focus on the impact of Domestic Violence on children and ways parents can help as well as on positive parenting skills. Contact:
Meg Crager
e-mail: megcrager@comcast.netor lily.anderson@kingcounty.gov
Phone: 206-296-7841

Other formats: pdf

Helping Children Who Witness Domestic Violence: A Guide for Parents (Student Workbook)

added 11/29/2011
Meg Crager and Lily Anderson

This curriculum comes in two parts that are downloadable as Microsoft Word documents: Instructor Manual and Student Manual. Although this curriculum is posted on the MINCAVA webite, it is copyrighted and requires the author's permission prior to use. This 12-session curriculum is designed to be used with either mothers who are survivors of Domestic Violence or fathers who are batterers (these mothers and fathers should never be together). The sessions focus on the impact of Domestic Violence on children and ways parents can help as well as on positive parenting skills. Contact:
Meg Crager
e-mail: megcrager@comcast.netor lily.anderson@kingcounty.gov
Phone: 206-296-7841 Meg Crager
e-mail: megcrager@comcast.netor
lily.anderson@kingcounty.gov
Phone: 206-296-7841

Other formats: pdf • plaintext • pdf

Patterns of Injury in Non-Accidental Childhood Fatalities

added 07/15/2009

The International Association of Forensic Nurses has an Online Continuing Education Center (OCEC) that provides approved online courses for nurses. This one focuses on patterns of injury in non-accidental childhood fatalities.

The Change a Life Program

added 02/20/2013
Children on Domestic Violence

This program is divided into 4 main sections to help you learn skills and gain tools to help children experiencing domestic violence: LEARN, which provides information about children's experiences of domestic violence; CONNECT, which provides concrete skills and tools to connect with and support children experiencing domestic violence; SUPPORT, which gives real life examples of how you can apply these skills and tools in different situations to support children experiencing domestic violence and; HOPE, to learn how to inspire children and teens experiencing domestic violence or submit a story of success.

The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Child Victimization

added 09/21/2005
The Florida State University Institute for Family Violence Studies

This tutorial covers the disasterous effects witnessing domestic violence can have on the lives of children. The tutorial is comprised of four sections and offers a certificate of completion at the end.


Child welfare

Patterns of Injury in Non-Accidental Childhood Fatalities

added 07/15/2009

The International Association of Forensic Nurses has an Online Continuing Education Center (OCEC) that provides approved online courses for nurses. This one focuses on patterns of injury in non-accidental childhood fatalities.

The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Child Victimization

added 09/21/2005
The Florida State University Institute for Family Violence Studies

This tutorial covers the disasterous effects witnessing domestic violence can have on the lives of children. The tutorial is comprised of four sections and offers a certificate of completion at the end.


Consequences

Domestic Violence: Understanding the Basics

added 11/28/2012
NRCDV and VAWnet

This 1 hour interactive eLearning module describes the dynamics and common tactics that characterize domestic violence, provides an overview of the scope and impact on individuals and society, explores the underlying factors that allow domestic violence to exist, offers insight into the various risks and choices that survivors face, and shares how to be part of the solution. Divided into 10 sections addressing common questions related to domestic violence, this course will help new advocates, allied professionals, students, and the general public achieve a basic understanding of this complex issue.

SW3703 Syllabus: Gender Violence in Global Perspective

added 11/23/2010
Jeffery Edleson

This course examines gender violence in its multiple forms from a global perspective. It focuses on introducing students to the history of violence against women, current theories and research on the causes of violence in intimate relationships. Past and current responses, and interventions and prevention models to address this worldwide problem will be discussed. Understanding the multiple, global approaches for addressing gender violence will provide you the knowledge to describe culturally specific and competent interventions and prevention strategies.

The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Child Victimization

added 09/21/2005
The Florida State University Institute for Family Violence Studies

This tutorial covers the disasterous effects witnessing domestic violence can have on the lives of children. The tutorial is comprised of four sections and offers a certificate of completion at the end.


Global

SW3703 Syllabus: Gender Violence in Global Perspective

added 11/23/2010
Jeffery Edleson

This course examines gender violence in its multiple forms from a global perspective. It focuses on introducing students to the history of violence against women, current theories and research on the causes of violence in intimate relationships. Past and current responses, and interventions and prevention models to address this worldwide problem will be discussed. Understanding the multiple, global approaches for addressing gender violence will provide you the knowledge to describe culturally specific and competent interventions and prevention strategies.


Health/Medical profession

International Association of Forensic Nurses Online Continuing Education (OCEC)

added 06/08/2010

The Online Continuing Education Center (OCEC) delivers quality forensic nursing continuing education. Discounted rates for online continuing education as well as free CEU content are available to registered members.

Patterns of Injury in Non-Accidental Childhood Fatalities

added 07/15/2009

The International Association of Forensic Nurses has an Online Continuing Education Center (OCEC) that provides approved online courses for nurses. This one focuses on patterns of injury in non-accidental childhood fatalities.

Recognizing, Assessing, and Responding to Victims and Perpetrators in the Health Care Setting

added 03/13/2010
University of Washington, School of Nursing

"This web-based course on domestic violence (DV) addresses practical issues faced by health care providers in clinical settings. The course includes vignettes which illustrate assessment strategies to use with victims and with perpetrators of DV. "


Internet safety/Technology

Violence Against Women on the Internet (Online Learning Modules)

added 10/18/2011
Berkman Center for Internet & Society

This learning module is part of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Berkman Online Lectures & Discussions (BOLD). Throughout the five modules, participants will explore the various ways in which violence against women is facilitated through the use of the Internet, as well as ways in which the Internet may be used as a site of resistance to such violence.


Interventions

Advocacy Learning Center

added 06/24/2009
Praxis International

"The Advocacy Learning Center is a 2-year experiential course created to examine the vision, identify the principles and knowledge, and practice the skills and qualities that make advocacy a powerful force in the movement to end violence against women. Ongoing skill practice is built in so participants can transform new learning directly into real-world advocacy. "

Joint Center on Violence and Victim Studies

added 07/11/2011
California State University-Fresno, Washburn University, and the University of New Haven

The Joint Center on Violence and Victim Studies applies rigorous, evidence-based approaches to addressing all forms of violence and victimization at individual, societal, and global levels through professional development and consultation, higher education, and research and analysis.

Minnesota Rural Project for Women and Child Safety

added 09/12/2002
Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse

A series of documents that provide a curriculum and protocol development information for communities in Minnesota that are beginning to work together to better serve and protect both child and adult victims of family violence.


Intimate partner violence

CONNECT Youth

added 05/25/2010

CONNECT Youth is dedicated to empowering young men and women who have been exposed to, or experienced violence, with tools that encourage healing and enable them to become active community members and positive support systems for each other.
swoosh CONNECT Youth Many young and teenage victims and survivors of family violence feel powerless. They often suffer in silence because they lack a support system within the community that provides understanding and nurturing. CONNECT Youth is dedicated to empowering them with tools that encourage healing and enable them to become active community members and positive support systems for each other. CONNECT Youth consists of two youth-based groups: Girls Empowerment and Transitioning into Men.

Domestic Violence: Understanding the Basics

added 11/28/2012
NRCDV and VAWnet

This 1 hour interactive eLearning module describes the dynamics and common tactics that characterize domestic violence, provides an overview of the scope and impact on individuals and society, explores the underlying factors that allow domestic violence to exist, offers insight into the various risks and choices that survivors face, and shares how to be part of the solution. Divided into 10 sections addressing common questions related to domestic violence, this course will help new advocates, allied professionals, students, and the general public achieve a basic understanding of this complex issue.

Helping Children Who Witness Domestic Violence: A Guide for Parents (Student Workbook)

added 11/29/2011
Meg Crager and Lily Anderson

This curriculum comes in two parts that are downloadable as Microsoft Word documents: Instructor Manual and Student Manual. Although this curriculum is posted on the MINCAVA webite, it is copyrighted and requires the author's permission prior to use. This 12-session curriculum is designed to be used with either mothers who are survivors of Domestic Violence or fathers who are batterers (these mothers and fathers should never be together). The sessions focus on the impact of Domestic Violence on children and ways parents can help as well as on positive parenting skills. Contact:
Meg Crager
e-mail: megcrager@comcast.netor lily.anderson@kingcounty.gov
Phone: 206-296-7841 Meg Crager
e-mail: megcrager@comcast.netor
lily.anderson@kingcounty.gov
Phone: 206-296-7841

Other formats: pdf • plaintext • pdf

Recognizing, Assessing, and Responding to Victims and Perpetrators in the Health Care Setting

added 03/13/2010
University of Washington, School of Nursing

"This web-based course on domestic violence (DV) addresses practical issues faced by health care providers in clinical settings. The course includes vignettes which illustrate assessment strategies to use with victims and with perpetrators of DV. "

The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Child Victimization

added 09/21/2005
The Florida State University Institute for Family Violence Studies

This tutorial covers the disasterous effects witnessing domestic violence can have on the lives of children. The tutorial is comprised of four sections and offers a certificate of completion at the end.


Manuals/Guides/Reports

Helping Children Who Witness Domestic Violence: A Guide for Parents (Instructor's Manual)

added 03/02/1999
Meg Crager and Lily Anderson

This curriculum comes in two parts that are downloadable as Microsoft Word documents: Instructor Manual and Student Manual. Although this curriculum is posted on the MINCAVA webite, it is copyrighted and requires the author's permission prior to use. This 12-session curriculum is designed to be used with either mothers who are survivors of Domestic Violence or fathers who are batterers (these mothers and fathers should never be together). The sessions focus on the impact of Domestic Violence on children and ways parents can help as well as on positive parenting skills. Contact:
Meg Crager
e-mail: megcrager@comcast.netor lily.anderson@kingcounty.gov
Phone: 206-296-7841

Other formats: pdf

Military/Law enforcement

E-Learning Course: Safety at Home - Intimate Partner Violence, Military Personnel, and Veterans

added 11/19/2012
Battered Women's Justice Project

This course is designed for advocates (military and civilian) who provide services to military-related families experiencing intimate partner violence. The course will also be helpful for social service and mental health practitioners who are working with these victims and their families. 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. Supplemental materials are available to download.


Multimedia

Domestic Violence Online Module

added 11/28/2012
Daniel G. Saunders, MSSW, PhD, University of Michigan SSW

The module on domestic violence covers the dynamics of the problem, methods of detection, safety planning, and models for a local community response system. Supplementary articles and bibliography included.

Domestic Violence: Understanding the Basics

added 11/28/2012
NRCDV and VAWnet

This 1 hour interactive eLearning module describes the dynamics and common tactics that characterize domestic violence, provides an overview of the scope and impact on individuals and society, explores the underlying factors that allow domestic violence to exist, offers insight into the various risks and choices that survivors face, and shares how to be part of the solution. Divided into 10 sections addressing common questions related to domestic violence, this course will help new advocates, allied professionals, students, and the general public achieve a basic understanding of this complex issue.

E-Learning Course: Safety at Home - Intimate Partner Violence, Military Personnel, and Veterans

added 11/19/2012
Battered Women's Justice Project

This course is designed for advocates (military and civilian) who provide services to military-related families experiencing intimate partner violence. The course will also be helpful for social service and mental health practitioners who are working with these victims and their families. 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. Supplemental materials are available to download.

Learn.PreventConnect

added 08/01/2012

This new site guides learners through courses designed to increase capacity to prevent sexual and domestic violence. Courses are categorizes by topic, level and role. Users can track their progress through the courses, interact with other users and test their knowledge while completing courses. Courses convey information through a series of learning steps involving text, audio and video resources.


Other

Understanding and Addressing Vicarious Trauma

added 12/02/2011
Headington Institute: Care for Caregivers Worldwide

This resource is a self guided course to help humanitarian workers understand and recognize the process and symptoms of vicarious trauma. By the end of the module, participants will be able to define vicarious trauma and recognize its signs and symptoms, as well multiple strategies for protection and self-care.


Parenting

Helping Children Who Witness Domestic Violence: A Guide for Parents (Instructor's Manual)

added 03/02/1999
Meg Crager and Lily Anderson

This curriculum comes in two parts that are downloadable as Microsoft Word documents: Instructor Manual and Student Manual. Although this curriculum is posted on the MINCAVA webite, it is copyrighted and requires the author's permission prior to use. This 12-session curriculum is designed to be used with either mothers who are survivors of Domestic Violence or fathers who are batterers (these mothers and fathers should never be together). The sessions focus on the impact of Domestic Violence on children and ways parents can help as well as on positive parenting skills. Contact:
Meg Crager
e-mail: megcrager@comcast.netor lily.anderson@kingcounty.gov
Phone: 206-296-7841

Other formats: pdf

Prevention

CONNECT Youth

added 05/25/2010

CONNECT Youth is dedicated to empowering young men and women who have been exposed to, or experienced violence, with tools that encourage healing and enable them to become active community members and positive support systems for each other.
swoosh CONNECT Youth Many young and teenage victims and survivors of family violence feel powerless. They often suffer in silence because they lack a support system within the community that provides understanding and nurturing. CONNECT Youth is dedicated to empowering them with tools that encourage healing and enable them to become active community members and positive support systems for each other. CONNECT Youth consists of two youth-based groups: Girls Empowerment and Transitioning into Men.

Domestic Violence Online Module

added 11/28/2012
Daniel G. Saunders, MSSW, PhD, University of Michigan SSW

The module on domestic violence covers the dynamics of the problem, methods of detection, safety planning, and models for a local community response system. Supplementary articles and bibliography included.

Joint Center on Violence and Victim Studies

added 07/11/2011
California State University-Fresno, Washburn University, and the University of New Haven

The Joint Center on Violence and Victim Studies applies rigorous, evidence-based approaches to addressing all forms of violence and victimization at individual, societal, and global levels through professional development and consultation, higher education, and research and analysis.

Learn.PreventConnect

added 08/01/2012

This new site guides learners through courses designed to increase capacity to prevent sexual and domestic violence. Courses are categorizes by topic, level and role. Users can track their progress through the courses, interact with other users and test their knowledge while completing courses. Courses convey information through a series of learning steps involving text, audio and video resources.

VetoViolence - Violence Education Tools Online

added 12/14/2010

Violence Education Tools Online (VETO), is an evolving resource for the growing number of Americans committed to stopping violence before it begins. You will find information on:

  • Free accredited training.
  • Resources for program planning, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Success Stories featuring existing programs and strategies.

  • Research

    Institute for Family Violence Studies, Florida State University School of Social Work

    added 03/25/2011

    The Institute strives to contribute to effective responses to the devastation caused by family violence. This is done by conducting research that increases the knowledge base about interventions that work, providing technical assistance and training for service providers and advocates, and serving as a resource for professionals as well as the general public seeking information.


    Restorative justice

    Helping Children Who Witness Domestic Violence: A Guide for Parents (Student Workbook)

    added 11/29/2011
    Meg Crager and Lily Anderson

    This curriculum comes in two parts that are downloadable as Microsoft Word documents: Instructor Manual and Student Manual. Although this curriculum is posted on the MINCAVA webite, it is copyrighted and requires the author's permission prior to use. This 12-session curriculum is designed to be used with either mothers who are survivors of Domestic Violence or fathers who are batterers (these mothers and fathers should never be together). The sessions focus on the impact of Domestic Violence on children and ways parents can help as well as on positive parenting skills. Contact:
    Meg Crager
    e-mail: megcrager@comcast.netor lily.anderson@kingcounty.gov
    Phone: 206-296-7841 Meg Crager
    e-mail: megcrager@comcast.netor
    lily.anderson@kingcounty.gov
    Phone: 206-296-7841

    Other formats: pdf • plaintext • pdf

    Risk factors

    The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Child Victimization

    added 09/21/2005
    The Florida State University Institute for Family Violence Studies

    This tutorial covers the disasterous effects witnessing domestic violence can have on the lives of children. The tutorial is comprised of four sections and offers a certificate of completion at the end.


    Teen dating violence

    CONNECT Youth

    added 05/25/2010

    CONNECT Youth is dedicated to empowering young men and women who have been exposed to, or experienced violence, with tools that encourage healing and enable them to become active community members and positive support systems for each other.
    swoosh CONNECT Youth Many young and teenage victims and survivors of family violence feel powerless. They often suffer in silence because they lack a support system within the community that provides understanding and nurturing. CONNECT Youth is dedicated to empowering them with tools that encourage healing and enable them to become active community members and positive support systems for each other. CONNECT Youth consists of two youth-based groups: Girls Empowerment and Transitioning into Men.


    Web-Based Course

    Advocacy Learning Center

    added 06/24/2009
    Praxis International

    "The Advocacy Learning Center is a 2-year experiential course created to examine the vision, identify the principles and knowledge, and practice the skills and qualities that make advocacy a powerful force in the movement to end violence against women. Ongoing skill practice is built in so participants can transform new learning directly into real-world advocacy. "

    Learn.PreventConnect

    added 08/01/2012

    This new site guides learners through courses designed to increase capacity to prevent sexual and domestic violence. Courses are categorizes by topic, level and role. Users can track their progress through the courses, interact with other users and test their knowledge while completing courses. Courses convey information through a series of learning steps involving text, audio and video resources.

    Recognizing, Assessing, and Responding to Victims and Perpetrators in the Health Care Setting

    added 03/13/2010
    University of Washington, School of Nursing

    "This web-based course on domestic violence (DV) addresses practical issues faced by health care providers in clinical settings. The course includes vignettes which illustrate assessment strategies to use with victims and with perpetrators of DV. "

    The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Child Victimization

    added 09/21/2005
    The Florida State University Institute for Family Violence Studies

    This tutorial covers the disasterous effects witnessing domestic violence can have on the lives of children. The tutorial is comprised of four sections and offers a certificate of completion at the end.


    Youth

    CONNECT Youth

    added 05/25/2010

    CONNECT Youth is dedicated to empowering young men and women who have been exposed to, or experienced violence, with tools that encourage healing and enable them to become active community members and positive support systems for each other.
    swoosh CONNECT Youth Many young and teenage victims and survivors of family violence feel powerless. They often suffer in silence because they lack a support system within the community that provides understanding and nurturing. CONNECT Youth is dedicated to empowering them with tools that encourage healing and enable them to become active community members and positive support systems for each other. CONNECT Youth consists of two youth-based groups: Girls Empowerment and Transitioning into Men.

    Relationship Abuse Prevention Program (RAPP)

    added 10/30/2006

    This school-based domestic violence prevention curiculum teaches students to recognize and prevent teen relationship abuse. Lesson plans include a variey of exercises. Parent workshop information and school staff development materials are also included.