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Just Between You and Me… And the Entire World: The Trouble with Teen Sexting

Teen sexting is still a hot topic and remains a difficult matter for courts to address.  What are the harms and possible legal implications of this behavior and how might it overlap with dating violence…

Working with Adolescents Exposed to Domestic Violence

​​This webinar will explore adolescent brain development and the effects of trauma from domestic violence. Participants will learn about different factors that contribute to youth outcomes, including consideration of exposure to multiple types of violence…

Developing Practice-Based Evidence: Why is it Important to Domestic Violence Advocates and Child Welfare Professionals?

This webinar will offer the audience a platform to discuss: (a) Differences between practice-based evidence versus evidence-based practices; (b) Current literature on commonly used practices among domestic violence and child protection professionals; and (c) Resources…

Stalking, Part II: Technological Misuse in Intimate Partner Violence Cases

The vast majority of people interact with technology on a daily basis. While technology can present ways for offenders to track, surveillance, and monitor victims, technology itself is not the problem. As technology advances, so…

Stalking, Part I: The Hidden Crime

Research has shown that over 80% of victims who were stalked by an intimate partner were also physically assaulted by that partner. In addition, nearly 90% of femicide cases with a history of physical abuse…

Domestic Violence and Court Community Engagement: Serving Community Needs Through A Coordinated Response

While the specifics of Coordinated Community Response (CCR) programs vary across communities, the premise is that coordination and integration of the justice system, human services, and advocacy responses to domestic violence should reduce its occurrence.…

Working in Tribal Communities to Protect Victims and Communities from Firearms in Domestic Violence Cases

Tribal communities face a variety of unique obstacles to removing firearms from individuals who are prohibited from having them due to civil protection orders (CPOs) or criminal convictions for domestic violence. Yet the CPO and…

Child Custody Webinar Series 3: 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…

Child Abuse, Neglect, and Domestic Violence: Dispelling the Myths, Enhancing Practice

This webinar will explore our preconceptions and myths about child welfare- involved families who are experiencing domestic violence. The interactive 90-minute webinar will help participants to develop a shared understanding and definition of domestic violence…

Protecting Victims and Communities in Domestic Violence Cases: Collaborative Strategies

Is your community doing all it can to prevent firearms-related violence perpetrated by abusers in DV cases? Are you encountering challenges to implementing existing state, tribal, and federal firearms restrictions? Learn about strategies for effective…

Child Custody Webinar Series 2: Evidence Basics: Helping to Make Sure Your Client’s Story Is Heard

A court’s decision is only as good as the information it receives, but this information has to be presented correctly to be sure it’s considered. With the safety and well-being of your clients and their…

Child Custody Webinar Series 1: Beyond the Legalese: An Introduction to Family Court

Weird vocabulary, intimidating procedures, and unfamiliar standards seem to be everywhere when you go to family court for the first time and can be horribly confusing, especially for survivors trying to achieve safety and well-being…