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12/05/16
Technical Assistance Bulletin
Vision 21: Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth Guiding…

Vision 21: Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth Demonstration Initiative’s Guiding Principles are designed to guide efforts to develop and better align all of the systems of care that respond to the needs of…

10/26/16
Publication
Safe Havens: Lessons From a Decade of Change

While the need for supervised visitation and exchange for victims of domestic violence and their children had long been recognized, the Safe Havens Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Program (Safe Havens Program) provided a key…

10/13/16
Fact Sheet
31 Facts for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

May 22, 2017, marks the 80th Anniversary of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. For nearly a century, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges’ (NCJFCJ) mission to “improve the…

09/28/16
Technical Assistance Bulletin
Family Violence: Legislative Update Volume 21

Family Violence: Legislative Update Volume 21 is now available! This volume focuses on the 2015 legislative sessions. In 2015, for the first time in recent years, efforts to enact and reinforce victim rights and protections…

09/26/16
Technical Assistance Bulletin
10 Steps for Presenting Evidence in Court

When you go to court, you will give information (called “evidence”) to a judge who will decide your case. This evidence may include information you or someone else tells to the judge (“testimony”) as well…

09/26/16
Technical Assistance Bulletin
10 Ways to Find Help with Your Case

If you are the victim of domestic violence and need legal help, this guide will help you find someone who can help you with your case. A lawyer who knows about domestic violence may be…

09/18/16
Technical Assistance Bulletin
Child Protection Investigations (CPI) Project

A Technical Assistance Brief: Spotlight on the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

06/08/16
Publication
Model Order Appointing a Custody Evaluator

This model order is a tool designed to assist judges in drafting orders for the appointment of custody evaluators, particularly in cases where domestic violence is an issue. The order and companion commentary guide a…

05/18/16
Synergy
Synergy, Vol. 19, No. 2

This Synergy issue discusses collaboration between child welfare agencies, the courts, and domestic violence organization. The issue reintroduces the Greenbook Initiative, discusses the provisions in the 2010 Reauthorization of CAPTA related to collaboration, and identifies…

04/29/16
Publication
Decision-Making in Custody Cases Involving Domestic Violence: A R…

This publication summarizes results of empirical research studies on decision-making in custody cases involving domestic violence. It specifically focuses on how a variety of case-related factors and individual characteristics may influence the decision-making of three…

04/12/16
Publication
Moving Toward Evidence-Based Practices: A Guide for Domestic Viol…

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…

04/12/16
Report
Using Data in Domestic Violence Work: Spotlight on the Ohio Domes…

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…