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Resource Library

This Resource Library is affiliated with ICCR and NTCCAW and includes topics that are beneficial to all CCAW programs.

Battering Intervention & Prevention Programs: Services for DV Offenders
This webinar highlights strategic prevention efforts to family violence through battering intervention programs.
Webinar DV, DV Awareness Month, Offender Accountability, Offenders, Texas Specific September 8, 2023
Combatting cyber violence against women & girls: Understanding its origin & impact on survivors
This BWJP webinar focuses on how sexual violence manifests in cyberspace, including non-consensual distribution of pornography and sextortion (2019).
TTA Agency Animal Abuse, Mental Health, Offenders March 14, 2023
The facts about abuse in military families
This research provides statistics on the prevalence of domestic abuse in military families. Data includes PTSD rates, monthly compensation, and active-duty abuse experiences (2016).
Report DV, Mental Health, Military, Offenders, Sexual Assault, Victims March 14, 2023
Remote controlled: Domestic abuse through technology
This article reports on the various techniques used to abuse victims digitally when they are not present in the home or nearby area. Because of new apps and integrated platforms, abusers can now control thermostats, televisions, music, and lights, all from a distance using a cell phone (2018).
Blog DV, Offenders, Stalking, Technology February 22, 2023
Prevalence & characteristics among domestic violence & sexual offenders
This BWJP webinar highlights the 2009 Partner Rape Study which explored the prevalence of intimate partner rape in adult sex offenders and domestic violence offenders in treatment in Colorado (2015).
Webinar DV, Offenders, Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault Awareness Month February 22, 2023
Moving beyond the wheel: Advocacy & support for LGBTQ survivors of domestic violence
This BWJP webinar focuses on strategies for working with LGBTQ survivors of violence, with an emphasis on service members and veterans (2014).
Webinar Mental Health, Offenders February 22, 2023
Domestic violence & technology: New international research & resources for practice
This BWJP webinar presents findings from the Australian Communications Consumer Advocacy Network funded study "Domestic violence and communication technology: Victim experiences of intrusion, surveillance, and identity theft" (2019).
Webinar CCR, Offenders, Sexual Assault, Stalking February 2, 2023
Assessing and Responding to Men Who Pose a High Risk to their Intimate Partners
This OVW-funded webinar describes a new protocol developed in Massachussetts for assessing risk of men who attend batterer intervention programs (2018).
Webinar Offender Accountability, Offenders, Risk Assessment/LAP February 1, 2023
Abuse & Mental Illness: Is there a connection?
This article dispels the myth that abusers harm their partners because they are suffering from a mental illness. While mental illness can play a role in abusive relationships, the author states that abusive behavior and mental illness are two separate entities in an intimate partner relationship (2015).
Blog Advocacy, DV, Mental Health, Offenders February 1, 2023
The war at home: Military service & domestic violence
The authors introduce and study a long-term link between military service and post-service behavior (2015).
Report DV, Military, Offenders January 27, 2023
The stereotyped offender: Domestic violence & the failure of intervention
This article delves into the historical context of batterer stereotypes, and suggests limits to our understanding of IPV offenders (2015).
Report DV, Offender Accountability, Offenders, Systemic Change January 27, 2023
The need for accountability to, and support for, children of men on domestic violence perpetrator programs
This U.K. study is based on a survey of 44 domestic violence services and 73 interviews with men who were in, or had completed, a program to explore possible positive outcomes for children (2013).
Report Children, DV, Interviews, Offender Accountability, Offenders, Systemic Change January 27, 2023
Motivating perpetrators of domestic & family violence to engage in behaviour change: The role of fatherhood
This paper looks at the impact of children on perpetrators' desire to change their behavior. The authors explore the role of fatherhood as a motivating factor for offenders to engage in behavior change programs (2016).
Report Children, DV, Offender Accountability, Offenders January 27, 2023
Intimate partner violence in urban, rural, & remote areas: An investigation of offense severity & risk factors
Although this study primarily takes place in Sweden, it compares the severity of IPV and the relationship between risk factors for IPV and overall risk judgments of future IPV in urban, rural, and remote areas (2018).
Report DV, Offenders, Risk Assessment/LAP, Rural January 27, 2023
Domestic homicide risk factors: Rural & urban considerations
This Ontario-based study examines 132 domestic homicide cases to determine the differences between rural and urban risk factors (2015).
Report Alcohol/Drugs, DV, Homicide, Offenders, Risk Assessment/LAP, Rural, Weapons January 27, 2023
Current research on batterer intervention programs and implications for policy
This paper reviews existing research of BIPP programs and examines what causes IPV and how its reflected in models and curriculum. 
Academic Article DV, Offender Accountability, Offenders January 27, 2023
Controversies in batterer intervention programs: Doing good, well
This article examines a specific BIPP model, the Duluth Model.  The authors focus on the program's implementation in Ann Arbor, Micihigan, commenting on its efficacy and methodology (2017).
Report DV, Offender Accountability, Offenders January 27, 2023
Checklist to promote perpetrator accountability in dependency cases involving domestic violence
This extensive checklist provides assistance to judges, in order for them to enhance decision-making, tailor service plans to hold perpetrators accountable, evaluate perpetrator treatment options, etc.
TTA Agency DV, Judges, Offender Accountability, Offenders, Prosecution January 25, 2023
Batterers: A review of violence & risk assessment tools
This article serves to bring awareness of the many factors, including neurobiology and neuropsychology, that contribute to the development of a batterer (2011).
Report DV, Offenders, Risk Assessment/LAP, Sexual Assault January 25, 2023
Achieving accountability in domestic violence cases: A practical guide for reducing domestic violence
This paper raises the question of how to hold perpetrators accountable. Often times, the perception exists that victim reluctance is the problem in DV case outcomes. However, the authors seek to uncover who is in the best position to hold these batterers accountable (2005).
DV, Judges, Offender Accountability, Offenders, Systemic Change, Victims January 25, 2023
A stalker’s paradise: How intimate partner abusers exploit technology
This article details how abusers in IPV contexts use technology to threaten, intimidate, monitor, harass, or harm their victims (2018).
Report Offenders, Stalking, Technology January 25, 2023
A campus LGBTQ community’s sexual violence & stalking expriences: The contribution of a pro-abuse peer support
This article presents data on ways in which negative peer support contributes to sexual violence and stalking in a campus LGBTQ community (2017).
Report Advocacy, Campus Safety, DV, LGBTQ+, Offenders, Sexual Assault, Stalking, Teen Dating Violence January 25, 2023