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Child Welfare Issues in Domestic Violence Cases: Addressing the Unique Needs of American Indian/Alaska Native Families

Child welfare cases are emotional and difficult under any circumstance, but when domestic violence is involved they become much more complex. This webinar will explore both the foundational information of how domestic violence impacts children…

Creating Accessible Online Trainings

Online courses are cost-effective and an excellent way to disseminate information, but are they accessible to a wide range of people? Webinar attendees with disabilities can face a variety of barriers to participation. This webinar…

Immigrant Survivors of Domestic/Sexual Violence in Your Courtroom: Introduction to the Immigration System and Status Options

This webinar for judicial officials will provide an overview of the immigration system and the status options for victims of domestic and sexual violence through a discussion of the basic avenues to immigration status and…

Judicial Leadership and Firearms in Domestic Violence Cases

During this webinar, participants will learn about: How judges can take a leadership role – from the bench and beyond in promoting community safety in domestic violence cases involving firearms. How community collaboration can enhance…

Improving Child Welfare Practice for Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence

This webinar will be aimed at informing child welfare services for immigrant communities. The presenters will combine their knowledge of domestic violence, immigration, and child welfare to help inform child welfare workers and other professionals…

Helping Survivors Gather Evidence of Technology Abuse

Social media, texting, and emails are everywhere. And in the hands of an abuser, they become yet another tactic. For a domestic violence survivor trying to demonstrate the abuse to the court, however, documenting evidence…

Leadership from the Bench: Cyberviolence and Tech Abuse in Domestic Violence Cases

Learning objectives: Identify the prevalence and impact of cyberstalking and tech abuse Identify tech abuse best practices for judges Improve access to justice for cases that involve tech abuse

Should I Stay or Should I Go? Interstate Child Custody Issues for Domestic Violence Survivors

Have domestic violence survivors ever asked you about leaving the state with their children to flee from abuse? This webinar, presented by the Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women (LRC), will focus on basic…

Judicial Leadership and Trauma-Informed Courts, Part 2

Creating Effective Protection Orders in Teen Dating Violence Cases

Teen dating violence is a pattern of abusive or coercive behaviors used to maintain power and control over a current or former intimate partner. Abuse can be physical, verbal, emotional, digital, sexual, and financial. Abuse…

VAWA Confidentiality and Protections for Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence

As the numbers of immigrant family violence victims accessing justice increases, state court judges need to understand the federal statutory protections afforded by the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) confidentiality to immigrant crime victims that…

Overcoming the "Buts": Improving your Community's Response to Firearms and Domestic Violence Despite the Obstacles

Communities across the country face a variety of obstacles to removing firearms from individuals who are prohibited from having them due to civil protection orders (CPOs) or criminal convictions for domestic violence. ¬†Although the CPO…