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Moving Toward Evidence-Based Practices: A Guide for Domestic Violence Organizations
April 12, 2016
  Over the last five years, the domestic violence field has actively sought to participate in evidence-building practice (EBP) and evidence-based documentation. Responding to national conversations suggesting that programs and practices should be able to demonstrate empirical evidence of their effectiveness, advocates and survivors have sought to define and document successful outcomes and...More
Using Data in Domestic Violence Work: Spotlight on the Ohio Domestic Violence Network
April 12, 2016
Professionals in the domestic violence field looking to build individual or organizational data and evaluation capacity are often interested in learning about how others have used data to inform their work. As part of an evidence-based pilot program, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody (Resource Center) worked with two pilot sites that had programs or...More
Using Data in Domestic Violence Work: Spotlight on the West Virginia Coalition Against Domestic Violence
April 12, 2016
Professionals in the domestic violence field looking to build individual or organizational data and evaluation capacity are often interested in learning about how others have used data to inform their work. As part of an evidence-based pilot program, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody (Resource Center) worked with two pilot sites that had programs or...More
Synergy, Vol. 19, No. 1
February 4, 2016
  The Winter 2016 issue of Synergy, the semi-annual newsletter of the ​​Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody's (RCDV: CPC), ​is now available! Volume 19, No. 1 of Synergy is an introduction to the innovative work of the Full Frame Initiative (FFI), a national nonprofit organization that works to break cycles of poverty and violence through systems change. Our lead...More
Synergy
February 4, 2016
The Family Violence Department (FVD) produces a bi-annual newsletter, Synergy, that highlights special topics in the area of child protection and custody and provides updates on statutes, case law, and efforts to address family violence. The first issue of Synergy was published in Spring 1994. Synergy can be downloaded below, ordered via facsimile, email fvdinfo@ncjfcj.org, or through the...More
Family Violence: Legislative Update Volume 20
January 6, 2016
Family Violence: Legislative Update Volume 20 is now available! This volume focuses on the 2013 legislative sessions. Orders of protection were a dominant focus of the 2013 legislative season with many state legislatures expanding their reach and enhancing their capacity to provide safe options for victims and their families. The 2013 legislative season also saw a renewed focus on victims’ rights...More
Family Violence: Legislative Updates
January 6, 2016
Provide a state-by-state guide to domestic and family violence legislation passed in 1995 through 2013 sessions. Legislators, judges, attorneys, domestic violence coalitions, and others interested in state domestic and family violence legislation will find these publications useful and informative as a guide to what legislative changes were made to address domestic violence in legislation across...More
Synergy, Vol. 18, No. 1
May 13, 2015
The Spring 2015 issue of synergy Synergy, the Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody's (RCDV: CPC) semi-annual newsletter, is now available! Volume 18, No. 1 of Synergy is dedicated to the topic of domestic child sex trafficking (DCST). Our lead article offers an overview of DCST and explores the dynamics of coercive control and the trafficking victim that makes the...More
Preparing for a Trauma Consultation in Your Juvenile and Family Court
April 3, 2015
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges has released Preparing for a Trauma Consultation in Your Juvenile and Family Court. This guide, available online, outlines what courts need to know about a trauma consultation (also known as a "trauma audit"), and how such a consultation can help courts become more trauma-informed across environment, practice, and policy. Based on work with...More
Family Violence: Legislative Update Volume 19
March 23, 2015
Family Violence: Legislative Update Volume 19 is now available! This volume focuses on the 2013 legislative sessions. Orders of protection were a dominant focus of the 2013 legislative season with many state legislatures expanding their reach and enhancing their capacity to provide safe options for victims and their families. The 2013 legislative season also saw a renewed focus on victims’ rights...More

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