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Advocacy

Champions for children: Video gallery

added 04/02/2009

A collection of videos on intervention strategies and roles parliamentarians play in keeping children safe from violence and abuse.

From Victim to Heroine

added 12/09/2008
Nicholas D. Kristof, New York Times

This video showcases an organization in Pakistan created and run by a rape victim named Mukhtar Mai. She has set up schools, a woman's shelter, crisis lines, and provides legal and medical help to many woman and their children suffering from abuse in Pakistan.

Just Rural Podcast Series

added 07/01/2011

The NSVRC has created the Just Rural podcast series to share insights and ideas regarding programs, practices and research related to sexual assault in rural areas. The interviewees represent a variety of disciplines, agencies and regions of the country.

Lessons Learned From the Domestic Violence Community

added 01/13/2009
The Greenbook Initiative

"Effective Interventions in Domestic Violence and Child Maltreatment Cases: Guidelines for Policy and Practice, known as the Greenbook, was published in 1999 by the Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges in collaboration with other experts. It provides guidelines for child welfare, domestic violence service providers and family courts to work together more effectively to serve families experiencing violence, and served as the foundation for the work of the Greenbook demonstration communities. The new video clips present interviews with domestic violence advocates in the Greenbook demonstration sites about lessons learned in their communities over the six years of the initiative."

Meeting Survivors' Needs Through Non-Residential Domestic Violence Services & Supports: Results of a Multi-State Study (Audio)

added 11/08/2012

Mary Louise Kelley, Director of the Family Violence Prevention Services program at the Department of Health and Human Services, is joined by Anne Menard, Director of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, and Eleanor Lyon, the principal investigator to discuss a study focused on nonresidential domestic violence services.

Men Who Murder Their Families: What Research Tells Us

added 03/13/2010
U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice

A 90 minute audio symposium featuring three leading experts on the topic of femalicide.

Sin by Silence documentary

added 06/08/2010

Sin by Silence is a documentary film about women victims of domestic violence who have killed their husbands, and are imprisoned as a result. This tool is intended to bring about awareness and engage in community activism to end violence against women. Steps to order materials are provided.

Telling Amy's Story

added 06/14/2010

Telling Amy’s Story is a film that follows the timeline of a domestic violence homicide that occurred on November 8, 2001. It intends to raise awareness around domestic violence and its impacts on individuals, families, and communities. The website provides a nationwide listing of broadcast times and dates as well as information on how to bring the film to a public broadcast station in your state.

That's Not Cool Campaign

added 02/19/2009
Family Violence Prevention Fund

"With digital communication a central part of teens’ lives, the Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVPF) launched a new national public service advertising (PSA) campaign to help teens recognize digital dating abuse and take steps to prevent it. It is designed to start a conversation among teens about how controlling behavior and harassment from a boyfriend or girlfriend, online or via cell phone, can turn into abuse."

Toolkit for Working with Men and Boys

added 04/03/2010

"This web site provides a tool kit designed to help people work with men and boys to prevent gender-based violence. It provides readings, case studies, handouts, exercises, and other resources as well as community-building tools."


Batterer intervention

Co-Parenting in the Context of Domestic Violence: Digital Storytelling

added 09/19/2011
Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse & the Center for Digital Storytelling

This resource provides five digital stories that focus on parenting as a perpetrator of domestic violence or parenting with a perpetrator of domestic violence. These stories were created by survivors and past perpetrators during two separate workshops held by MINCAVA in consultation with the Center for Digital Storytelling in October of 2005.

Domestic Violence Posters

added 08/24/2000
William Eisner and Associates, in partnership with the Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the State of Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the State of Wisconsin have launched a powerful public awareness campaign designed to reach women and men living in violence and provide them with information about resources to help break the cycle of family violence. All posters carry the National Domestic Violence Hotline telephone number. There is also space on each poster for local programs to put their own phone numbers. You can order non-customized or customized posters.

Other formats: pdf • plaintext

Engagingmen.net: A Gender Justice Information Networ

added 11/02/2010

ENGAGINGMEN.NET is an information network for people around the world who are interested in engaging boys and men in gender justice, supporting women's empowerment, ending violence against women and the spread of HIV/AIDS, promoting responsible fatherhood, healthy relationships, and more.

The Responsible Fatherhood Curriculum

added 04/19/2011
Eileen Hayes with Kay Sherwood

The Responsible Fatherhood Curriculum is intended to assist fathers in more effectively fulfilling their roles as parents, partners, and workers. The 20 sessions deal with issues such as male-female relationships, fathers as providers, managing conflict and anger (on and off the job), and race and racism.
The curriculum materials are contained in 21 files in PDF format, each containing the material for one session of the curriculum


Child exposure

Battered Mothers Custody Conference Interviews

added 12/09/2008
Department of Film and Television

A youtube video of testimonies from women who have lost custody of their children in cases of child abuse and domestic violence. These testimonies are taken from an annual conference on Battered Mother's Custody in Albany, NY.

Battered Women and Their Children

added 12/07/1999

Battered Women and Their Children is a website devoted to a professional and scholarly examination of the connections between domestic violence (woman abuse) and child maltreatment (child abuse and neglect).

Champions for children: Video gallery

added 04/02/2009

A collection of videos on intervention strategies and roles parliamentarians play in keeping children safe from violence and abuse.

Connect: Supporting Children Exposed to Domestic Violence

added 08/14/2009

This training concerns caring for children exposed to domestic violence and is intended to help trainers of resource families (foster parents and kinship care givers). The training includes a curriculum, power point, mini magazines and optional trainings videos.

Fantastic Fathers: An Experiential, Education and Support Group for Dads

added 02/04/2009
Ron Schwartz, MA

The Fantastic Fathers series was created for men who have used abuse in their relationships to engage and motivate them to participate in the process of change by taking responsibility for their behaviors and to provide a reparative framework in the healing process between children and their fathers.

Global Violence Prevention

added 04/24/2000

Global Violence Prevention is an interactive case study about family violence. The site's purpose is to teach individuals in service provision fields to respond effectively to victims and perpetrators by guiding users through an online case study about a family experiencing violence. This site can be used by individuals or groups of students in a classroom setting. The case helps users learn how to respond to the members of the family and work effectively with other professionals in meeting their needs.

How domestic violence affects parenting and children

added 07/09/2013
Radio New Zealand

Dr Jeffrey Edleson, one of the world's leading authorities on children exposed to domestic violence, is interviewed on Radio New Zealand National's Nine to Noon program. The discussion focused on how domestic violence affects parenting and children.

Living Proof Podcast Series: Domestic Violence in the Lives of Children (part 1 of 2)

added 09/30/2011

Hear Dr. Jeffrey Edleson, of the University of Minnesota, describes his work and that of his colleagues over the past two decades in their efforts to study, raise awareness of, and change both policies and practices focused on children exposed to domestic violence.
Click HERE to hear part 2 of this interview.

Living Proof Podcast Series: Domestic Violence in the Lives of Children (part 2 of 2)

added 10/25/2011

Hear Dr. Jeffrey Edleson, of the University of Minnesota, describes his work and that of his colleagues over the past two decades in their efforts to study, raise awareness of, and change both policies and practices focused on children exposed to domestic violence.
click HERE to hear part one of this interview.

No Way Out But One

added 04/19/2011

The web site for the powerful new documentary film No Way Out But One tells the remarkable story of one woman's effort to save her children from a life of abuse.

The Future of Children Online Journal

added 03/14/2000

The Future of Children is an online publication of the Children, Families, and Communities Program of The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The primary purpose of The Future of Children is to promote effective policies and programs for children by providing policymakers, service providers, and the media with timely, objective information based on the best available research. Vol. 9 - No. 3 - Winter 1999 is about Domestic Violence and Children and includes articles such as: Domestic Violence and Children: Analysis and Recommendations; Prevalence and Effects of Child Exposure to Domestic Violence; and The Impact of Violence on Children. Jeffrey Edleson, Ph.D. from the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse was the issue's Editoral Advisor.

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

Battered Mothers Custody Conference Interviews

added 12/09/2008
Department of Film and Television

A youtube video of testimonies from women who have lost custody of their children in cases of child abuse and domestic violence. These testimonies are taken from an annual conference on Battered Mother's Custody in Albany, NY.

Battered Women and Their Children

added 12/07/1999

Battered Women and Their Children is a website devoted to a professional and scholarly examination of the connections between domestic violence (woman abuse) and child maltreatment (child abuse and neglect).

Champions for children: Video gallery

added 04/02/2009

A collection of videos on intervention strategies and roles parliamentarians play in keeping children safe from violence and abuse.

Connect: Supporting Children Exposed to Domestic Violence

added 08/14/2009

This training concerns caring for children exposed to domestic violence and is intended to help trainers of resource families (foster parents and kinship care givers). The training includes a curriculum, power point, mini magazines and optional trainings videos.

Fantastic Fathers: An Experiential, Education and Support Group for Dads

added 02/04/2009
Ron Schwartz, MA

The Fantastic Fathers series was created for men who have used abuse in their relationships to engage and motivate them to participate in the process of change by taking responsibility for their behaviors and to provide a reparative framework in the healing process between children and their fathers.

Learning Center for Child and Adolescent Trauma

added 12/17/2009

An online resource for professionals and families seeking to learn more about child traumatic stress. CEU's are also provided for free to professionals taking any of their online courses.
For help click on "FAQ's" in the top left hand side of the screen.

Living Proof Podcast Series: Domestic Violence in the Lives of Children (part 2 of 2)

added 10/25/2011

Hear Dr. Jeffrey Edleson, of the University of Minnesota, describes his work and that of his colleagues over the past two decades in their efforts to study, raise awareness of, and change both policies and practices focused on children exposed to domestic violence.
click HERE to hear part one of this interview.

Storybooks and Videos for Helping Children with Family Violence

added 04/29/1998
Margaret Kearney, CMSW

This list and these guidelines were compiled by a school social worker and mental health professional in the hope that breaking the shroud of silence surrounding domestic violence will empower victims of all ages, and will prevent future violent relationships.

Other formats: pdf • plaintext

The Future of Children Online Journal

added 03/14/2000

The Future of Children is an online publication of the Children, Families, and Communities Program of The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The primary purpose of The Future of Children is to promote effective policies and programs for children by providing policymakers, service providers, and the media with timely, objective information based on the best available research. Vol. 9 - No. 3 - Winter 1999 is about Domestic Violence and Children and includes articles such as: Domestic Violence and Children: Analysis and Recommendations; Prevalence and Effects of Child Exposure to Domestic Violence; and The Impact of Violence on Children. Jeffrey Edleson, Ph.D. from the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse was the issue's Editoral Advisor.

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.


Class/Race/Ethnicity

From Victim to Heroine

added 12/09/2008
Nicholas D. Kristof, New York Times

This video showcases an organization in Pakistan created and run by a rape victim named Mukhtar Mai. She has set up schools, a woman's shelter, crisis lines, and provides legal and medical help to many woman and their children suffering from abuse in Pakistan.

Immigrant and Refugee Power and Control Wheel

added 01/10/2006
Bri Chomilo, Home Free

Throughout the world, women are victims of domestic violence just as there are battered women in the United States. Immigrant and refugee women know that in their countries of origin, women have been tortured with sexual abuse by the army/rebels, kidnapped into prostitution, forced into marriages, killed in honor killings, used for sexual slavery, stoned to death and often experience other gender related abuses. This Immigrant and Refugee Power and Control Wheel is an adaptation of the Duluth Power and Conrol wheel created by attendees Immigrant & Refugee Women Support Group in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Other formats: pdf • plaintext

Consequences

Telling Amy's Story

added 06/14/2010

Telling Amy’s Story is a film that follows the timeline of a domestic violence homicide that occurred on November 8, 2001. It intends to raise awareness around domestic violence and its impacts on individuals, families, and communities. The website provides a nationwide listing of broadcast times and dates as well as information on how to bring the film to a public broadcast station in your state.

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.


Dating violence

Dating Matters: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention

added 04/07/2010
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in partnership with Liz Claiborne Inc.

This 60-minute, interactive training is designed to help educators, youth-serving organizations, and others working with teens understand the risk factors and warning signs associated with teen dating violence. Also highlights the importance of promoting healthy relationships.

Teen Power and Control Wheel (pdf)

added 02/20/2013
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence

This power and control wheel is a slight variation of the traditional wheel to include the unique experiences of dating violence experienced by young people.

That's Not Cool Campaign

added 02/19/2009
Family Violence Prevention Fund

"With digital communication a central part of teens’ lives, the Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVPF) launched a new national public service advertising (PSA) campaign to help teens recognize digital dating abuse and take steps to prevent it. It is designed to start a conversation among teens about how controlling behavior and harassment from a boyfriend or girlfriend, online or via cell phone, can turn into abuse."


Economic impact

Men Who Murder Their Families: What Research Tells Us

added 03/13/2010
U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice

A 90 minute audio symposium featuring three leading experts on the topic of femalicide.

Podcast: Asset Building Programs for Domestic Violence Survivors, an Interview with Cynthia Sanders

added 02/17/2012

(January 2012) Sheetal Rana discusses the importance of asset building to domestic violence survivors, key themes from the research, and implications for new directions in policy, programs, and practice.

The Big Picture: Macroeconomics, Women and HIV/AIDS (Video)

added 04/30/2010
UNDP, UNIFEM

"This documentary argues that economic policy plays an integral role in responding to the needs of women infected with and affected by the HIV and AIDS pandemic. It explores the way in which an enabling environment could be fostered with policy instruments that respond to challenges faced by women, especially those living in poverty. Special attention is paid to women and girls who live in conflict zones."


Global

Breaking the Silence: Kenyatta National Hospital Addresses Gender-Based Violence

added 04/30/2010

"In this short feature, Kenyatta National Hospital staff discuss its Gender-Based Violence Recovery Centre. Victims of gender-based violence also speak out."

Champions for children: Video gallery

added 04/02/2009

A collection of videos on intervention strategies and roles parliamentarians play in keeping children safe from violence and abuse.

Diamonds: Stories of Women in The Asia-Pacific Network of People Living with HIV (pdf)

added 04/30/2010

"Diamonds is a compilation of the personal narratives of ten women and one girl who are HIV-positive in the Asia Pacific region. The publication is accompanied by a documentary that focuses on four of these stories."

Other formats: html

From Fear to Freedom: Ending Violence Against Women (Film)

added 03/19/2012

In Women's Learning Partnership's (WLP) film From Fear to Freedom, leading experts and activists from across the globe discuss the root causes of gender-based violence, share strategies to combat it, and provide inspiring accounts of the important milestones already achieved through the international women’s movement.

Global Violence Prevention

added 04/24/2000

Global Violence Prevention is an interactive case study about family violence. The site's purpose is to teach individuals in service provision fields to respond effectively to victims and perpetrators by guiding users through an online case study about a family experiencing violence. This site can be used by individuals or groups of students in a classroom setting. The case helps users learn how to respond to the members of the family and work effectively with other professionals in meeting their needs.

Rwanda: Army and Police Take Action to Fight Violence against Women (Video)

added 04/30/2010

"Partnering with UNIFEM, the Rwandan Defence Forces launched a campaign to help and respond to violence against women, drawing on a successful initiative of the Rwandan police that, in 2005, opened a special office to deal with gender-based violence."

The Big Picture: Macroeconomics, Women and HIV/AIDS (Video)

added 04/30/2010
UNDP, UNIFEM

"This documentary argues that economic policy plays an integral role in responding to the needs of women infected with and affected by the HIV and AIDS pandemic. It explores the way in which an enabling environment could be fostered with policy instruments that respond to challenges faced by women, especially those living in poverty. Special attention is paid to women and girls who live in conflict zones."


Health/Medical profession

"Power and Control: Domestic Violence in America" Film Website

added 10/28/2010

This is a website connected to Peter Cohn's film, "Power and Control: Domestic Violence in America", that provides a wealth of information, resources, current news, and over 40 video interview excerpts related to domestic violence.

Breaking the Silence: Kenyatta National Hospital Addresses Gender-Based Violence

added 04/30/2010

"In this short feature, Kenyatta National Hospital staff discuss its Gender-Based Violence Recovery Centre. Victims of gender-based violence also speak out."

Diamonds: Stories of Women in The Asia-Pacific Network of People Living with HIV (pdf)

added 04/30/2010

"Diamonds is a compilation of the personal narratives of ten women and one girl who are HIV-positive in the Asia Pacific region. The publication is accompanied by a documentary that focuses on four of these stories."

Other formats: html

Learning Center for Child and Adolescent Trauma

added 12/17/2009

An online resource for professionals and families seeking to learn more about child traumatic stress. CEU's are also provided for free to professionals taking any of their online courses.
For help click on "FAQ's" in the top left hand side of the screen.

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 Big Picture: Macroeconomics, Women and HIV/AIDS (Video)

added 04/30/2010
UNDP, UNIFEM

"This documentary argues that economic policy plays an integral role in responding to the needs of women infected with and affected by the HIV and AIDS pandemic. It explores the way in which an enabling environment could be fostered with policy instruments that respond to challenges faced by women, especially those living in poverty. Special attention is paid to women and girls who live in conflict zones."


Homeless

Risk and Resilience in Homeless and Highly Mobile Children (Audio)

added 08/30/2011

Part of the National Children's Study Speakers' Series talks, this talk by Ann Masten in 2010 focuses on the work she has done on competence, risk and resilience in human development- specifically in youth. Her research on resiliency seeks to answer the question of why some homeless and highly mobile families are more resilient than others. Understanding this connection will help guide policies and strategies for encouraging resiliency in at-risk youth and families.


Immigrant/Immigration

Immigrant and Refugee Power and Control Wheel

added 01/10/2006
Bri Chomilo, Home Free

Throughout the world, women are victims of domestic violence just as there are battered women in the United States. Immigrant and refugee women know that in their countries of origin, women have been tortured with sexual abuse by the army/rebels, kidnapped into prostitution, forced into marriages, killed in honor killings, used for sexual slavery, stoned to death and often experience other gender related abuses. This Immigrant and Refugee Power and Control Wheel is an adaptation of the Duluth Power and Conrol wheel created by attendees Immigrant & Refugee Women Support Group in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Other formats: pdf • plaintext

New Day Digital Films

added 10/28/2010

New Day film makers shoot fearless, relentlessly independent documentaries. They win awards, play in major film festivals and have wide influence through US and international broadcast. Search through titles to find films related to violence prevention including:
"Let's Get Real" which gives young people the chance to speak up in their own words about the real issues behind bullying
and
"Power and Control", a comprehensive and timely examination of the shocking persistence of domestic violence in our society.
Remember to check back for new releases and to view the Free Film of the Day.

No Way Out But One

added 04/19/2011

The web site for the powerful new documentary film No Way Out But One tells the remarkable story of one woman's effort to save her children from a life of abuse.


Internet safety/Technology

That's Not Cool Campaign

added 02/19/2009
Family Violence Prevention Fund

"With digital communication a central part of teens’ lives, the Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVPF) launched a new national public service advertising (PSA) campaign to help teens recognize digital dating abuse and take steps to prevent it. It is designed to start a conversation among teens about how controlling behavior and harassment from a boyfriend or girlfriend, online or via cell phone, can turn into abuse."


Interventions

Breaking the Silence: Kenyatta National Hospital Addresses Gender-Based Violence

added 04/30/2010

"In this short feature, Kenyatta National Hospital staff discuss its Gender-Based Violence Recovery Centre. Victims of gender-based violence also speak out."

Champions for children: Video gallery

added 04/02/2009

A collection of videos on intervention strategies and roles parliamentarians play in keeping children safe from violence and abuse.

Domestic Violence Posters

added 08/24/2000
William Eisner and Associates, in partnership with the Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the State of Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the State of Wisconsin have launched a powerful public awareness campaign designed to reach women and men living in violence and provide them with information about resources to help break the cycle of family violence. All posters carry the National Domestic Violence Hotline telephone number. There is also space on each poster for local programs to put their own phone numbers. You can order non-customized or customized posters.

Other formats: pdf • plaintext

DVERT Training CD and Lesson Plan

added 01/09/2006
Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team

Video clips and lesson plan from the DVERT Training CD, a video-rich program that provides a clear and succinct overview of the principles and practices the DVERT collaboration follows in combating domestic violence.

Other formats: pdf • plaintext

Engagingmen.net: A Gender Justice Information Networ

added 11/02/2010

ENGAGINGMEN.NET is an information network for people around the world who are interested in engaging boys and men in gender justice, supporting women's empowerment, ending violence against women and the spread of HIV/AIDS, promoting responsible fatherhood, healthy relationships, and more.

Rwanda: Army and Police Take Action to Fight Violence against Women (Video)

added 04/30/2010

"Partnering with UNIFEM, the Rwandan Defence Forces launched a campaign to help and respond to violence against women, drawing on a successful initiative of the Rwandan police that, in 2005, opened a special office to deal with gender-based violence."


Intimate partner violence

"Power and Control: Domestic Violence in America" Film Website

added 10/28/2010

This is a website connected to Peter Cohn's film, "Power and Control: Domestic Violence in America", that provides a wealth of information, resources, current news, and over 40 video interview excerpts related to domestic violence.

Breaking the Silence: Kenyatta National Hospital Addresses Gender-Based Violence

added 04/30/2010

"In this short feature, Kenyatta National Hospital staff discuss its Gender-Based Violence Recovery Centre. Victims of gender-based violence also speak out."

Dating Matters: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention

added 04/07/2010
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in partnership with Liz Claiborne Inc.

This 60-minute, interactive training is designed to help educators, youth-serving organizations, and others working with teens understand the risk factors and warning signs associated with teen dating violence. Also highlights the importance of promoting healthy relationships.

Domestic Violence Posters

added 08/24/2000
William Eisner and Associates, in partnership with the Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the State of Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the State of Wisconsin have launched a powerful public awareness campaign designed to reach women and men living in violence and provide them with information about resources to help break the cycle of family violence. All posters carry the National Domestic Violence Hotline telephone number. There is also space on each poster for local programs to put their own phone numbers. You can order non-customized or customized posters.

Other formats: pdf • plaintext

Interview with Ben Atherton-Zeman on Voices of Men

added 10/23/2009

"In this interview, Mr. Atherton-Zeman talks about the development of Voices of Men and the work of engaging men to end men's violence against women in general."

Men Who Murder Their Families: What Research Tells Us

added 03/13/2010
U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice

A 90 minute audio symposium featuring three leading experts on the topic of femalicide.

Power and Control Wheel (Spanish) (pdf)

added 11/05/2008

The power and control wheel was developed by battered women in Duluth, specifically for men who use violence against their female partners. A Spanish version is now available, called Poder Y Control.

Private Violence

added 10/27/2012

Private Violence works the tension between the stark brutality of domestic violence, the narratives of resistance, and the transcendence of survival. By using a wide array of voices and images, ranging across ethnicity, class, gender, and notoriety, the film deconstructs violence to its root causes and then presents alternatives to the hidden epidemic that proves so destructive for such a large portion of our society. Kit Gruelle, Project Director, is an employee of NCADV. Executive Producers: Gloria Steinem and Cindy Waitt.

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. "

Sin by Silence documentary

added 06/08/2010

Sin by Silence is a documentary film about women victims of domestic violence who have killed their husbands, and are imprisoned as a result. This tool is intended to bring about awareness and engage in community activism to end violence against women. Steps to order materials are provided.

Telling Amy's Story

added 06/14/2010

Telling Amy’s Story is a film that follows the timeline of a domestic violence homicide that occurred on November 8, 2001. It intends to raise awareness around domestic violence and its impacts on individuals, families, and communities. The website provides a nationwide listing of broadcast times and dates as well as information on how to bring the film to a public broadcast station in your state.

That's Not Cool Campaign

added 02/19/2009
Family Violence Prevention Fund

"With digital communication a central part of teens’ lives, the Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVPF) launched a new national public service advertising (PSA) campaign to help teens recognize digital dating abuse and take steps to prevent it. It is designed to start a conversation among teens about how controlling behavior and harassment from a boyfriend or girlfriend, online or via cell phone, can turn into abuse."

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.


Legal/Policy

"Power and Control: Domestic Violence in America" Film Website

added 10/28/2010

This is a website connected to Peter Cohn's film, "Power and Control: Domestic Violence in America", that provides a wealth of information, resources, current news, and over 40 video interview excerpts related to domestic violence.

Champions for children: Video gallery

added 04/02/2009

A collection of videos on intervention strategies and roles parliamentarians play in keeping children safe from violence and abuse.

New Day Digital Films

added 10/28/2010

New Day film makers shoot fearless, relentlessly independent documentaries. They win awards, play in major film festivals and have wide influence through US and international broadcast. Search through titles to find films related to violence prevention including:
"Let's Get Real" which gives young people the chance to speak up in their own words about the real issues behind bullying
and
"Power and Control", a comprehensive and timely examination of the shocking persistence of domestic violence in our society.
Remember to check back for new releases and to view the Free Film of the Day.

No Way Out But One

added 04/19/2011

The web site for the powerful new documentary film No Way Out But One tells the remarkable story of one woman's effort to save her children from a life of abuse.

The Big Picture: Macroeconomics, Women and HIV/AIDS (Video)

added 04/30/2010
UNDP, UNIFEM

"This documentary argues that economic policy plays an integral role in responding to the needs of women infected with and affected by the HIV and AIDS pandemic. It explores the way in which an enabling environment could be fostered with policy instruments that respond to challenges faced by women, especially those living in poverty. Special attention is paid to women and girls who live in conflict zones."

Working with Battered Mothers on Custody Evaluations

added 08/24/2012

This is a link to a past webinar by the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women and presented by their director, Liz Richards on the topic of custody evaluations with domestic violence present.


LGBTQ

New Day Digital Films

added 10/28/2010

New Day film makers shoot fearless, relentlessly independent documentaries. They win awards, play in major film festivals and have wide influence through US and international broadcast. Search through titles to find films related to violence prevention including:
"Let's Get Real" which gives young people the chance to speak up in their own words about the real issues behind bullying
and
"Power and Control", a comprehensive and timely examination of the shocking persistence of domestic violence in our society.
Remember to check back for new releases and to view the Free Film of the Day.


Manuals/Guides/Reports

Connect: Supporting Children Exposed to Domestic Violence

added 08/14/2009

This training concerns caring for children exposed to domestic violence and is intended to help trainers of resource families (foster parents and kinship care givers). The training includes a curriculum, power point, mini magazines and optional trainings videos.

Fantastic Fathers: An Experiential, Education and Support Group for Dads

added 02/04/2009
Ron Schwartz, MA

The Fantastic Fathers series was created for men who have used abuse in their relationships to engage and motivate them to participate in the process of change by taking responsibility for their behaviors and to provide a reparative framework in the healing process between children and their fathers.


Men's engagement

Ending Violence Against Women & Teen Dating Violence: A Forum for Primary Prevention Advocates: Archived Podcasts

added 07/18/2011

(93 mins) Jackson Katz, anti-sexist male activist, talks about the need for more men to became involved in the work to end violence against women.
Listen Here
(76 mins) Dr. Clea McNeely, from the Center for the Study of Youth and Political Violence in the Department of Public Health at the University of Tennessee, breaks down the teen years as they relate to the prevention of teen dating violence.
Listen Here
(38 mins) Brian O'Connor, Director of Communications at Futures Without Violence, discusses some best practices for teen dating violence prevention.
Listen Here
(44 mins) Elizabeth Reed, Assistant Professor in the Department of Prevention & Community Health at George Washington University, talks about losing the gender in gender-based violence.
Listen Here
(66 mins) In this panel presentation, facilitated by Kathy Moore from the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence and CALCASA's Chad Sniffen, panelists discuss building intergenerational partnerships for preventing teen dating violence.
Listen Here

Engagingmen.net: A Gender Justice Information Networ

added 11/02/2010

ENGAGINGMEN.NET is an information network for people around the world who are interested in engaging boys and men in gender justice, supporting women's empowerment, ending violence against women and the spread of HIV/AIDS, promoting responsible fatherhood, healthy relationships, and more.

The Responsible Fatherhood Curriculum

added 04/19/2011
Eileen Hayes with Kay Sherwood

The Responsible Fatherhood Curriculum is intended to assist fathers in more effectively fulfilling their roles as parents, partners, and workers. The 20 sessions deal with issues such as male-female relationships, fathers as providers, managing conflict and anger (on and off the job), and race and racism.
The curriculum materials are contained in 21 files in PDF format, each containing the material for one session of the curriculum

Toolkit for Working with Men and Boys

added 04/03/2010

"This web site provides a tool kit designed to help people work with men and boys to prevent gender-based violence. It provides readings, case studies, handouts, exercises, and other resources as well as community-building tools."


Mental health

Beyond The Mirror (pdf)

added 02/04/2010
Marlene Jezierski

A free e-book filled with poems that shed light on understanding the dynamics of emotional and psychological abuse.

Learning Center for Child and Adolescent Trauma

added 12/17/2009

An online resource for professionals and families seeking to learn more about child traumatic stress. CEU's are also provided for free to professionals taking any of their online courses.
For help click on "FAQ's" in the top left hand side of the screen.


Military/Law enforcement

"Power and Control: Domestic Violence in America" Film Website

added 10/28/2010

This is a website connected to Peter Cohn's film, "Power and Control: Domestic Violence in America", that provides a wealth of information, resources, current news, and over 40 video interview excerpts related to domestic violence.

Rwanda: Army and Police Take Action to Fight Violence against Women (Video)

added 04/30/2010

"Partnering with UNIFEM, the Rwandan Defence Forces launched a campaign to help and respond to violence against women, drawing on a successful initiative of the Rwandan police that, in 2005, opened a special office to deal with gender-based violence."


Multimedia

"Power and Control: Domestic Violence in America" Film Website

added 10/28/2010

This is a website connected to Peter Cohn's film, "Power and Control: Domestic Violence in America", that provides a wealth of information, resources, current news, and over 40 video interview excerpts related to domestic violence.

Battered Mothers Custody Conference Interviews

added 12/09/2008
Department of Film and Television

A youtube video of testimonies from women who have lost custody of their children in cases of child abuse and domestic violence. These testimonies are taken from an annual conference on Battered Mother's Custody in Albany, NY.

Beyond The Mirror (pdf)

added 02/04/2010
Marlene Jezierski

A free e-book filled with poems that shed light on understanding the dynamics of emotional and psychological abuse.

Breaking the Silence: Kenyatta National Hospital Addresses Gender-Based Violence

added 04/30/2010

"In this short feature, Kenyatta National Hospital staff discuss its Gender-Based Violence Recovery Centre. Victims of gender-based violence also speak out."

Champions for children: Video gallery

added 04/02/2009

A collection of videos on intervention strategies and roles parliamentarians play in keeping children safe from violence and abuse.

Connect: Supporting Children Exposed to Domestic Violence

added 08/14/2009

This training concerns caring for children exposed to domestic violence and is intended to help trainers of resource families (foster parents and kinship care givers). The training includes a curriculum, power point, mini magazines and optional trainings videos.

Dating Matters: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention

added 04/07/2010
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in partnership with Liz Claiborne Inc.

This 60-minute, interactive training is designed to help educators, youth-serving organizations, and others working with teens understand the risk factors and warning signs associated with teen dating violence. Also highlights the importance of promoting healthy relationships.

Domestic Violence Prevention Posters

added 09/01/2004

These downloadable images offer prevention strategies related to parenting, violence against women and domestic violence.

Domestic Violence Prevention: A history of milestones and achievements

added 04/17/2013
National Online Resource Center Violence Against Women

"This interactive timeline documents key historical events known to significantly impact or advance the goal of intimate partner violence prevention in the United States, noting intersections with sister social justice movements. The information is complied from several timelines and listings of prevention milestones."

From Victim to Heroine

added 12/09/2008
Nicholas D. Kristof, New York Times

This video showcases an organization in Pakistan created and run by a rape victim named Mukhtar Mai. She has set up schools, a woman's shelter, crisis lines, and provides legal and medical help to many woman and their children suffering from abuse in Pakistan.

How domestic violence affects parenting and children

added 07/09/2013
Radio New Zealand

Dr Jeffrey Edleson, one of the world's leading authorities on children exposed to domestic violence, is interviewed on Radio New Zealand National's Nine to Noon program. The discussion focused on how domestic violence affects parenting and children.

Intermedia, Inc Violence Prevention Videos

added 04/29/2011

This group publishes and distributes videos throughout the United States and Canada. They specialize in a variety of social issues including rape/assault awareness, domestic violence, dating violence, and sexual harassment. Their goal is to provide educators with quality, relevant educational materials to help them address social and workplace issues.

Interview with Amy Jensen, Program Coordinator at UCASA

added 10/23/2009

"In this interview, Ms. Jensen talks about the important role that women have in creating a new culture of violence prevention for girls and young women that is not based solely on risk reduction."

Interview with Arlene Weisz and Beverly Black

added 09/23/2009

"In this interview with Arlene Weisz and Beverly Black, authors of Programs to Reduce Teen Dating Violence and Sexual Assault: Perspectives on What Works (2009), Prevention Connection's David Lee explores the research behind the book and the prevention programming basics that the book describes."

Interview with Ben Atherton-Zeman on Voices of Men

added 10/23/2009

"In this interview, Mr. Atherton-Zeman talks about the development of Voices of Men and the work of engaging men to end men's violence against women in general."

Interview with David A. Wolfe

added 09/23/2009

"In this interview with David A. Wolfe, Ph.D., ABPP, Prevention Connection's David Lee explores the research and work behind Dr. Wolfe's recent article, A School-Based Program to Prevent Adolescent Dating Violence: A Cluster Randomized Trial. The article was to determine whether an interactive curriculum that integrates dating violence prevention with lessons on healthy relationships, sexual health, and substance use reduces physical dating violence (PDV)."

Just Rural Podcast Series

added 07/01/2011

The NSVRC has created the Just Rural podcast series to share insights and ideas regarding programs, practices and research related to sexual assault in rural areas. The interviewees represent a variety of disciplines, agencies and regions of the country.

Lessons Learned From the Domestic Violence Community

added 01/13/2009
The Greenbook Initiative

"Effective Interventions in Domestic Violence and Child Maltreatment Cases: Guidelines for Policy and Practice, known as the Greenbook, was published in 1999 by the Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges in collaboration with other experts. It provides guidelines for child welfare, domestic violence service providers and family courts to work together more effectively to serve families experiencing violence, and served as the foundation for the work of the Greenbook demonstration communities. The new video clips present interviews with domestic violence advocates in the Greenbook demonstration sites about lessons learned in their communities over the six years of the initiative."

Living Proof Podcast Series: Domestic Violence in the Lives of Children (part 1 of 2)

added 09/30/2011

Hear Dr. Jeffrey Edleson, of the University of Minnesota, describes his work and that of his colleagues over the past two decades in their efforts to study, raise awareness of, and change both policies and practices focused on children exposed to domestic violence.
Click HERE to hear part 2 of this interview.

Meeting Survivors' Needs Through Non-Residential Domestic Violence Services & Supports: Results of a Multi-State Study (Audio)

added 11/08/2012

Mary Louise Kelley, Director of the Family Violence Prevention Services program at the Department of Health and Human Services, is joined by Anne Menard, Director of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, and Eleanor Lyon, the principal investigator to discuss a study focused on nonresidential domestic violence services.

No Way Out But One

added 04/19/2011

The web site for the powerful new documentary film No Way Out But One tells the remarkable story of one woman's effort to save her children from a life of abuse.

Private Violence

added 10/27/2012

Private Violence works the tension between the stark brutality of domestic violence, the narratives of resistance, and the transcendence of survival. By using a wide array of voices and images, ranging across ethnicity, class, gender, and notoriety, the film deconstructs violence to its root causes and then presents alternatives to the hidden epidemic that proves so destructive for such a large portion of our society. Kit Gruelle, Project Director, is an employee of NCADV. Executive Producers: Gloria Steinem and Cindy Waitt.

Rwanda: Army and Police Take Action to Fight Violence against Women (Video)

added 04/30/2010

"Partnering with UNIFEM, the Rwandan Defence Forces launched a campaign to help and respond to violence against women, drawing on a successful initiative of the Rwandan police that, in 2005, opened a special office to deal with gender-based violence."

Sin by Silence documentary

added 06/08/2010

Sin by Silence is a documentary film about women victims of domestic violence who have killed their husbands, and are imprisoned as a result. This tool is intended to bring about awareness and engage in community activism to end violence against women. Steps to order materials are provided.

Telling Amy's Story

added 06/14/2010

Telling Amy’s Story is a film that follows the timeline of a domestic violence homicide that occurred on November 8, 2001. It intends to raise awareness around domestic violence and its impacts on individuals, families, and communities. The website provides a nationwide listing of broadcast times and dates as well as information on how to bring the film to a public broadcast station in your state.

That's Not Cool Campaign

added 02/19/2009
Family Violence Prevention Fund

"With digital communication a central part of teens’ lives, the Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVPF) launched a new national public service advertising (PSA) campaign to help teens recognize digital dating abuse and take steps to prevent it. It is designed to start a conversation among teens about how controlling behavior and harassment from a boyfriend or girlfriend, online or via cell phone, can turn into abuse."

The Big Picture: Macroeconomics, Women and HIV/AIDS (Video)

added 04/30/2010
UNDP, UNIFEM

"This documentary argues that economic policy plays an integral role in responding to the needs of women infected with and affected by the HIV and AIDS pandemic. It explores the way in which an enabling environment could be fostered with policy instruments that respond to challenges faced by women, especially those living in poverty. Special attention is paid to women and girls who live in conflict zones."

The Communications X-Change

added 11/28/2012

The COMMUNICATIONS X-CHANGE is an online library of materials contributed by organizations and individuals around the world who are working to end violence against women and children. A wide assortment of international content includes flyers, posters, videos, brochures, educational materials and more, all of which you can view and download free of charge.

Toolkit for Working with Men and Boys

added 04/03/2010

"This web site provides a tool kit designed to help people work with men and boys to prevent gender-based violence. It provides readings, case studies, handouts, exercises, and other resources as well as community-building tools."

Working with Battered Mothers on Custody Evaluations

added 08/24/2012

This is a link to a past webinar by the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women and presented by their director, Liz Richards on the topic of custody evaluations with domestic violence present.


Other

Diamonds: Stories of Women in The Asia-Pacific Network of People Living with HIV (pdf)

added 04/30/2010

"Diamonds is a compilation of the personal narratives of ten women and one girl who are HIV-positive in the Asia Pacific region. The publication is accompanied by a documentary that focuses on four of these stories."

Other formats: html

Equality Wheel (pdf)

added 11/05/2008

Developed by the Duluth Domestic Abuse Intervention Project, the equality wheel shows different ways equality is defined in a relationship.

Equality Wheel (Spanish) (pdf)

added 11/05/2008

Developed by the Duluth Domestic Abuse Intervention Project, the equality wheel shows different ways equality is defined in a relationship. A Spanish format is now available, called Igualidad.

New Day Digital Films

added 10/28/2010

New Day film makers shoot fearless, relentlessly independent documentaries. They win awards, play in major film festivals and have wide influence through US and international broadcast. Search through titles to find films related to violence prevention including:
"Let's Get Real" which gives young people the chance to speak up in their own words about the real issues behind bullying
and
"Power and Control", a comprehensive and timely examination of the shocking persistence of domestic violence in our society.
Remember to check back for new releases and to view the Free Film of the Day.

Power and Control Wheel (pdf)

added 06/19/2003

The Power and Control Wheel was developed from the experience of battered women in Duluth who had been abused by their male partners. It has been translated into over 40 languages and has resonated with the experience of battered women world-wide.

Power and Control Wheel (Spanish) (pdf)

added 11/05/2008

The power and control wheel was developed by battered women in Duluth, specifically for men who use violence against their female partners. A Spanish version is now available, called Poder Y Control.


Parenting

Co-Parenting in the Context of Domestic Violence: Digital Storytelling

added 09/19/2011
Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse & the Center for Digital Storytelling

This resource provides five digital stories that focus on parenting as a perpetrator of domestic violence or parenting with a perpetrator of domestic violence. These stories were created by survivors and past perpetrators during two separate workshops held by MINCAVA in consultation with the Center for Digital Storytelling in October of 2005.

Fantastic Fathers: An Experiential, Education and Support Group for Dads

added 02/04/2009
Ron Schwartz, MA

The Fantastic Fathers series was created for men who have used abuse in their relationships to engage and motivate them to participate in the process of change by taking responsibility for their behaviors and to provide a reparative framework in the healing process between children and their fathers.

Storybooks and Videos for Helping Children with Family Violence

added 04/29/1998
Margaret Kearney, CMSW

This list and these guidelines were compiled by a school social worker and mental health professional in the hope that breaking the shroud of silence surrounding domestic violence will empower victims of all ages, and will prevent future violent relationships.

Other formats: pdf • plaintext

The Responsible Fatherhood Curriculum

added 04/19/2011
Eileen Hayes with Kay Sherwood

The Responsible Fatherhood Curriculum is intended to assist fathers in more effectively fulfilling their roles as parents, partners, and workers. The 20 sessions deal with issues such as male-female relationships, fathers as providers, managing conflict and anger (on and off the job), and race and racism.
The curriculum materials are contained in 21 files in PDF format, each containing the material for one session of the curriculum


Prevention

"Power and Control: Domestic Violence in America" Film Website

added 10/28/2010

This is a website connected to Peter Cohn's film, "Power and Control: Domestic Violence in America", that provides a wealth of information, resources, current news, and over 40 video interview excerpts related to domestic violence.

Bureau For At-Risk Youth

added 05/12/1998

This company provides dvd's, bookmarks, pamphlets, and other resources teaching youth about preventing violence and conflict resolution.

Champions for children: Video gallery

added 04/02/2009

A collection of videos on intervention strategies and roles parliamentarians play in keeping children safe from violence and abuse.

Dating Matters: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention

added 04/07/2010
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in partnership with Liz Claiborne Inc.

This 60-minute, interactive training is designed to help educators, youth-serving organizations, and others working with teens understand the risk factors and warning signs associated with teen dating violence. Also highlights the importance of promoting healthy relationships.

Domestic Violence Prevention: A history of milestones and achievements

added 04/17/2013
National Online Resource Center Violence Against Women

"This interactive timeline documents key historical events known to significantly impact or advance the goal of intimate partner violence prevention in the United States, noting intersections with sister social justice movements. The information is complied from several timelines and listings of prevention milestones."

DVERT Training CD and Lesson Plan

added 01/09/2006
Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team

Video clips and lesson plan from the DVERT Training CD, a video-rich program that provides a clear and succinct overview of the principles and practices the DVERT collaboration follows in combating domestic violence.

Other formats: pdf • plaintext

Ending Violence Against Women & Teen Dating Violence: A Forum for Primary Prevention Advocates: Archived Podcasts

added 07/18/2011

(93 mins) Jackson Katz, anti-sexist male activist, talks about the need for more men to became involved in the work to end violence against women.
Listen Here
(76 mins) Dr. Clea McNeely, from the Center for the Study of Youth and Political Violence in the Department of Public Health at the University of Tennessee, breaks down the teen years as they relate to the prevention of teen dating violence.
Listen Here
(38 mins) Brian O'Connor, Director of Communications at Futures Without Violence, discusses some best practices for teen dating violence prevention.
Listen Here
(44 mins) Elizabeth Reed, Assistant Professor in the Department of Prevention & Community Health at George Washington University, talks about losing the gender in gender-based violence.
Listen Here
(66 mins) In this panel presentation, facilitated by Kathy Moore from the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence and CALCASA's Chad Sniffen, panelists discuss building intergenerational partnerships for preventing teen dating violence.
Listen Here

Engagingmen.net: A Gender Justice Information Networ

added 11/02/2010

ENGAGINGMEN.NET is an information network for people around the world who are interested in engaging boys and men in gender justice, supporting women's empowerment, ending violence against women and the spread of HIV/AIDS, promoting responsible fatherhood, healthy relationships, and more.

Interview with Amy Jensen, Program Coordinator at UCASA

added 10/23/2009

"In this interview, Ms. Jensen talks about the important role that women have in creating a new culture of violence prevention for girls and young women that is not based solely on risk reduction."

Interview with Ben Atherton-Zeman on Voices of Men

added 10/23/2009

"In this interview, Mr. Atherton-Zeman talks about the development of Voices of Men and the work of engaging men to end men's violence against women in general."

New Day Digital Films

added 10/28/2010

New Day film makers shoot fearless, relentlessly independent documentaries. They win awards, play in major film festivals and have wide influence through US and international broadcast. Search through titles to find films related to violence prevention including:
"Let's Get Real" which gives young people the chance to speak up in their own words about the real issues behind bullying
and
"Power and Control", a comprehensive and timely examination of the shocking persistence of domestic violence in our society.
Remember to check back for new releases and to view the Free Film of the Day.

Storybooks and Videos for Helping Children with Family Violence

added 04/29/1998
Margaret Kearney, CMSW

This list and these guidelines were compiled by a school social worker and mental health professional in the hope that breaking the shroud of silence surrounding domestic violence will empower victims of all ages, and will prevent future violent relationships.

Other formats: pdf • plaintext

The Communications X-Change

added 11/28/2012

The COMMUNICATIONS X-CHANGE is an online library of materials contributed by organizations and individuals around the world who are working to end violence against women and children. A wide assortment of international content includes flyers, posters, videos, brochures, educational materials and more, all of which you can view and download free of charge.

Toolkit for Working with Men and Boys

added 04/03/2010

"This web site provides a tool kit designed to help people work with men and boys to prevent gender-based violence. It provides readings, case studies, handouts, exercises, and other resources as well as community-building tools."


Program evaluations

Lessons Learned From the Domestic Violence Community

added 01/13/2009
The Greenbook Initiative

"Effective Interventions in Domestic Violence and Child Maltreatment Cases: Guidelines for Policy and Practice, known as the Greenbook, was published in 1999 by the Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges in collaboration with other experts. It provides guidelines for child welfare, domestic violence service providers and family courts to work together more effectively to serve families experiencing violence, and served as the foundation for the work of the Greenbook demonstration communities. The new video clips present interviews with domestic violence advocates in the Greenbook demonstration sites about lessons learned in their communities over the six years of the initiative."


Reporting

"Power and Control: Domestic Violence in America" Film Website

added 10/28/2010

This is a website connected to Peter Cohn's film, "Power and Control: Domestic Violence in America", that provides a wealth of information, resources, current news, and over 40 video interview excerpts related to domestic violence.


Research

Men Who Murder Their Families: What Research Tells Us

added 03/13/2010
U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice

A 90 minute audio symposium featuring three leading experts on the topic of femalicide.


Restorative justice

Restorative Justice, Human Rights, and the Law

added 01/07/2013

This is a 48-minute video produced by Heartspeak Productions with the Community Justice Initiatives Association from the Fraser region of British Columbia. The film discusses Canadian law and constitution and human rights as a fundamental basis of law. The film examines the effectiveness of punishment and deterrence, as well as alternatives including restorative justice and diversion. It argues that restorative justice can fulfill the human rights obligations embedded in Canadian law and also be more effective. While this film focuses on the Canadian system, there are many ideas that will be relevant to law and criminal justice in other countries.


Risk factors

Champions for children: Video gallery

added 04/02/2009

A collection of videos on intervention strategies and roles parliamentarians play in keeping children safe from violence and abuse.

Telling Amy's Story

added 06/14/2010

Telling Amy’s Story is a film that follows the timeline of a domestic violence homicide that occurred on November 8, 2001. It intends to raise awareness around domestic violence and its impacts on individuals, families, and communities. The website provides a nationwide listing of broadcast times and dates as well as information on how to bring the film to a public broadcast station in your state.

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.


Safety planning

That's Not Cool Campaign

added 02/19/2009
Family Violence Prevention Fund

"With digital communication a central part of teens’ lives, the Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVPF) launched a new national public service advertising (PSA) campaign to help teens recognize digital dating abuse and take steps to prevent it. It is designed to start a conversation among teens about how controlling behavior and harassment from a boyfriend or girlfriend, online or via cell phone, can turn into abuse."


Substance abuse

Interview with David A. Wolfe

added 09/23/2009

"In this interview with David A. Wolfe, Ph.D., ABPP, Prevention Connection's David Lee explores the research and work behind Dr. Wolfe's recent article, A School-Based Program to Prevent Adolescent Dating Violence: A Cluster Randomized Trial. The article was to determine whether an interactive curriculum that integrates dating violence prevention with lessons on healthy relationships, sexual health, and substance use reduces physical dating violence (PDV)."


Teen dating violence

Dating Matters: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention

added 04/07/2010
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in partnership with Liz Claiborne Inc.

This 60-minute, interactive training is designed to help educators, youth-serving organizations, and others working with teens understand the risk factors and warning signs associated with teen dating violence. Also highlights the importance of promoting healthy relationships.

Interview with Arlene Weisz and Beverly Black

added 09/23/2009

"In this interview with Arlene Weisz and Beverly Black, authors of Programs to Reduce Teen Dating Violence and Sexual Assault: Perspectives on What Works (2009), Prevention Connection's David Lee explores the research behind the book and the prevention programming basics that the book describes."

Interview with David A. Wolfe

added 09/23/2009

"In this interview with David A. Wolfe, Ph.D., ABPP, Prevention Connection's David Lee explores the research and work behind Dr. Wolfe's recent article, A School-Based Program to Prevent Adolescent Dating Violence: A Cluster Randomized Trial. The article was to determine whether an interactive curriculum that integrates dating violence prevention with lessons on healthy relationships, sexual health, and substance use reduces physical dating violence (PDV)."

That's Not Cool Campaign

added 02/19/2009
Family Violence Prevention Fund

"With digital communication a central part of teens’ lives, the Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVPF) launched a new national public service advertising (PSA) campaign to help teens recognize digital dating abuse and take steps to prevent it. It is designed to start a conversation among teens about how controlling behavior and harassment from a boyfriend or girlfriend, online or via cell phone, can turn into abuse."


Web-Based Course

Global Violence Prevention

added 04/24/2000

Global Violence Prevention is an interactive case study about family violence. The site's purpose is to teach individuals in service provision fields to respond effectively to victims and perpetrators by guiding users through an online case study about a family experiencing violence. This site can be used by individuals or groups of students in a classroom setting. The case helps users learn how to respond to the members of the family and work effectively with other professionals in meeting their needs.

Learning Center for Child and Adolescent Trauma

added 12/17/2009

An online resource for professionals and families seeking to learn more about child traumatic stress. CEU's are also provided for free to professionals taking any of their online courses.
For help click on "FAQ's" in the top left hand side of the screen.

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.

Working with Battered Mothers on Custody Evaluations

added 08/24/2012

This is a link to a past webinar by the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women and presented by their director, Liz Richards on the topic of custody evaluations with domestic violence present.


Youth

Risk and Resilience in Homeless and Highly Mobile Children (Audio)

added 08/30/2011

Part of the National Children's Study Speakers' Series talks, this talk by Ann Masten in 2010 focuses on the work she has done on competence, risk and resilience in human development- specifically in youth. Her research on resiliency seeks to answer the question of why some homeless and highly mobile families are more resilient than others. Understanding this connection will help guide policies and strategies for encouraging resiliency in at-risk youth and families.