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09/28/20
Brief
Addressing Domestic Violence in Juvenile Dependency Mediation: Sp…

Juvenile dependency mediation is an evidence-based, best practice that focuses on the child’s best interest. It is a collaborative, non-adversarial conversation facilitated by specially trained neutral mediators in a secure, comfortable, and safe setting. This…

07/18/19
Report
Ozha Wahbeganniss: Exploring Supervised Visitation & Exchange Ser…

This report reflects the first step in an opportunity to critically think about how supervised visitation and safe exchange services can be crafted and implemented by tribal communities in a manner that offers safety, respect,…

01/18/17
Publication
Designing Supervised Visitation and Exchange Centers That Promot …

The Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community (IDVAAC) convened discussion groups of  mothers and fathers who used visitation centers due to domestic violence, convened visitation providers, and received insight from technical assistance…

12/09/16
Technical Assistance Bulletin
Child-Related Relief in Protection Orders

 This chart summarizes state statutes that permit a protection order to include an order regarding custody or parenting time, for child support, or for other child-related relief. For child support, only provisions authorizing payments directly…

11/18/13
Report
Voices of Mothers and Fathers

Recommendations about safety and security measures for supervised visitation centers serving families who have experienced domestic violence. This report is a summary of information gathered from conversations with family members that have used supervised visitation…

03/18/13
Report
You can’t be held accountable if you don’t count" The Impact …

Futures Without Violence surveyed communities to identify: lessons learned, obstacles to implementation, and to develop next steps for deepening our work with women, men and children using supervised visitation and safe exchange programs. Key findings…

05/19/11
Report
Judicial Ethics Advisory Opinions

This document provides an overview of judicial ethics advisory opinions specific to supervised visitation issues.

03/18/11
Publication
Case Law on Supervised Visitation or Exchange Issues in Cases Inv…

This document provides an overview of supervised visitation and domestic violence cases published in the last three years.

03/02/11
Report
Laws Pertaining to Supervised Visitation and Exchange

This document provides an overview of state laws containing supervised visitation provisions and provisions that protect against abduction, provisions authorizing the establishment of supervised visitation centers, and provisions mandating domestic violence training for supervised visitation…

03/18/10
Publication
Safe Passage: Supervised Safe Exchange for Battered Women and The…

This publication sums up key issues in supervised safe exchange, presents strategies to address those issues, and suggests policy and procedure changes that will help visitation programs deliver this critical service as skillfully and safely…

03/18/10
Report
Resource Guide for Advocates and Attorneys on Interpretation Serv…

These guidelines focus on court interpretation for domestic and sexual violence victims with limited English proficiency

11/18/09
Report
Intimate Partner Violence in Immigrant and Refugee Communities: C…

This report examines the issue of intimate partner violence in immigrant and refugee communities in the United States from a variety of standpoints, including the legal rights and practical challenges facing immigrant and refugee victims…