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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.

Family based violence & young women: Unintended consequences
This BWJP webinar provides a particular focus on girls charged with any home-based assault (simple assault, domestic battery, assault against as family member) to understand the context of those offenses and how supporting girls and their families can avoid their arrests and detentions (2019).
TTA Agency Campus Safety Awareness Month, CCR, Stalking March 14, 2023
Coercive control: Practical implications
This BWJP webinar introduces coercive control as a practical model to improve assessment with women and children and as a political model to address violence against women as a “liberty crime" (2019).
TTA Agency Animal Abuse, CCR, Stalking March 14, 2023
The crime of domestic violence roll-call video
The crime of domestic violence is complex and law enforcement officers often feel frustrated and discouraged when responding. Officers provide as much support to victims as possible, but when equipped with a better understanding of the nuances and dynamics of this intimate partner crime, they can more effectively address victims’ needs and hold offenders accountable. This video highlights the realities and complexities of domestic violence and provides strategies for effective investigations.
Roll Call Training CCR, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Sexual Assault, Stalking March 14, 2023
Identifying & responding to elder abuse: An officer’s role
"The IACP in collaboration with PAE and the Elder Justice Initiative, U.S. Department of Justice, is addressing these needs through the development of a: Six-part roll call video series to enable law enforcement to better identify signs of elder abuse and recognize evidence that can lead to the successful prosecution of criminals. Excel-based financial investigative tool that can help identify patterns of exploitation and develop graphic representations of suspected criminal activity."
Roll Call Training Disabilities, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Sexual Assault, Stalking March 14, 2023
Victim service provider resources
The Stalking Prevention, Awareness, & Resource Center (SPARC) provides these resources for victim service providers, recognizing that they play a vital role in the intervention and response to stalking (2019).
TTA Agency Advocacy, Collaboration, Stalking, Stalking Log March 14, 2023
Supporting Safe Housing Stability for Survivors through Flexible Funding
This webinar from the National Alliance for Safe Housing highlights the District Alliance for Safe Housing's use of flex funding to swiftly provide cash assistance to address survivor's housing barriers; Minnesota's Coalition for Battered Women's use of flex funding as a strategy for increasing survivors' economic empowerment; and the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence's incorporation of flex funding as a core component of their DV Housing First Model. Emphasis will be on survivor choice in identifying what they needed as a core component of flexible financial assistance (2019).
Webinar Advocacy, Animal Abuse, Prostitution, Stalking March 14, 2023
Suicide & intimate partner violence
This article discusses the close link between intimate partner violence and suicide. IPV survivors are twice as likely to attempt suicide multiple times, and cases of murder-suicide most likely occur in the context of abusive relationships (2014).
Academic Article Animal Abuse, CCR, Immigration Awareness Month, Stalking March 14, 2023
Rural community toolbox
This website offers various federal resources that can help rural communities become strong, healthy, prosperous, and resilient places to live and work (Uploaded 2020).
TTA Agency LGBTQ+, Sexual Assault, Stalking February 22, 2023
Resource package for paroling authorities on criminal justice involved women
This resource package assists paroling authorities to consider their current practices with justice-involved women, and the degree to which they mirror the National Parole Resource Center's practice targets for enhancing community safety and the wise use of resources (2014).
Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Stalking February 22, 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
Preventing & responding to domestic violence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ) communities
LGBTQ survivors face significant barriers to accessing services, and also experience high rates of violence. This collection of resources draws from the work of U.S. leaders who focus specifically on the issue of domestic violence within the LGBTQ community (2019).
Article Animal Abuse, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Stalking February 22, 2023
Practical implications of current domestic violence research for probation officers & administrators
This booklet examines research on intimate partner violence and analyzes what it reveals that probation officers and administrators should know to do their jobs better with regard to offender accountability (2015).
Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Offender Accountability, Stalking February 22, 2023
Police response to violence against women
The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) provides a resource library for police response to violence against women, which includes tools, policies, and resources to assist law enforcement in responding effectively to human trafficking, sexual assault, domestic and sexual violence by police officers, stalking, strangulation, domestic violence, and other crimes of intimate partner violence (2019).
TTA Agency DV, Human Trafficking, Investigation, Law Enforcement, Sexual Assault, Stalking, Strangulation, Systemic Change February 22, 2023
Police decision-making factors in domestic violence cases
This paper examines how officers think about domestic violence situations, as well as how they interpret conflicting stories to arrive at their decisions regarding whether and whom to arrest (Uploaded 2020).
Article Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Stalking February 22, 2023
Motivating with mindfulness: Sustainability in a time of crisis
This webinar, provided by Genesis Women's Shelter & Support, discusses what mindfulness is and how to implement it in both work and personal lives (Uploaded 2020).
Webinar Immigration Awareness Month, Stalking February 22, 2023
Intimate partner violence & suicide prevention fact sheet
This fact sheet examines the risk factors of intimate partner violence and suicide among Veterans, and offers resources for awareness and prevention (Uploaded 2020).
Fact Sheet CCR, Immigration Awareness Month, Interviews, Stalking February 22, 2023
Integrating intimate partner violence assessment & intervention in the United States: A systems approach
This article details a systems approach to the implementation of intimate partner violence screening and counseling. The paper focuses on integrated health and advocacy service delivery to support identification and interventions (2015).
Academic Article Animal Abuse, Burnout, CCR, Stalking February 22, 2023
IACP Communities of Color Toolkit
This toolkit collects some of the most successful strategies, and tools for engaging communities of color, here defined as people of African, Latino or Hispanic, Native American, Asian, or Pacific Island descent.
Toolkit Elder Abuse, Family Justice Center, Stalking February 21, 2023
Facts & stats report, updated & expanded 2020: Domestic violence in Asian & Pacific Islander homes
This report raises awareness about the experiences of Asian & Pacific Islander survivors of domestic violence and emphasizes the need for socio-culturally effective prevention and intervention(2020).
Report CCR, Family Justice Center, Stalking February 21, 2023
DV 101: Introduction to Domestic Violence
This Genesis Women's Shelter & Support webinar provides an introductory look at domestic violence dynamics, and some of the options that exist for victims and survivors (Uploaded 2020).
Webinar Advocacy, CCR, Stalking February 2, 2023
Domestic Violence high Risk Team Resources
This resource list from the Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center includes publications and articles for professionals working with victims of intimate partner violence (Uploaded 2020).
TTA Agency Advocacy, Alcohol/Drugs, CCR, Sexual Assault, Stalking February 2, 2023
Domestic Violence (IACP)
This IACP webpage offers free resources for domestic violence policies and best practices for a coordinated community response to the issue (2019).
TTA Agency CCR, Human Trafficking, Sexual Assault, Stalking February 2, 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
Domestic Violence & Intersectionality
This Genesis Women's Shelter & Support webinar examines domestic violence and various intersectionalities that affect client care (Uploaded 2020).
Webinar Advocacy, CCR, Stalking February 2, 2023
Continuum of caring: Community-based resources for battered women
This graphic provides resources and ideas for community members to respond against violence against women and enact change (1997).
Graphic Child Abuse Awareness Month, Confidentiality, Sexual Assault, Stalking, Tribal Issues February 1, 2023
Abuse: The Dark Side of Dating on Campus
This article focuses on the negative reality of many teen and college relationships, including stalking, sexual assault, and dating violence (2017).
Report Campus Safety, Campus Safety Awareness Month, DV, Sexual Assault, Stalking, Teen Dating Violence February 1, 2023
A systematic review on the relationship between antisocial, borderline, & narcissistic personality disorder diagnostic traits & risk of violence to others in a clinical & forensic sample
This study details the research provided on personality disorders and their relationship to violence. However, most research has solely focused on personality disorder diagnoses, and has ignored the correlation with violence. This paper outlines the necessity to combine the two methodologies in order to conduct better risk assessments (2016).
Academic Article Immigration Awareness Month, Stalking February 1, 2023
Rural survivors and economic security
This policy brief focuses on rural survivors of domestic and sexual violence and how the characteristics of rural life have an effect on the survivor's ability to be economically secure and access safety (2013).
Report DV, Rural, Sexual Assault, Stalking, Teen Dating Violence January 27, 2023
Recognizing, treating, & preventing trauma in LGBTQ youth
This article provides an overview of trauma as well as experiences of traumas specific to LGBTQ youth (2017).
Report LGBTQ+, Sexual Assault, Stalking, Systemic Change, Technology, Teen Dating Violence January 27, 2023
Recent developments: Domestic violence in the digital age: Towards the creation of a comprehensive cyberstalking statute
The authors discuss the current state of criminal cyberstalking statutes at the state and federal levels (2013).
Report DV, Legislation, Stalking, Technology, Teen Dating Violence January 27, 2023
Psychological impact of stalking on male & female health care professional victims of stalking & domestic violence
This paper investigates stalking experiences of health care professionals who were also victims of domestic violence (2018).
Report DV, Medical, Stalking, Victims January 27, 2023
Dating violence experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth
This paper examines physical, psychological, sexual, and technological dating violence experiences among LGBTQ+ youth as compared to heterosexual youth.
Academic Article DV, LGBTQ+, Sexual Assault, Stalking, Technology, Teen Dating Violence January 27, 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
“What kind of abuse is him spitting in my food?”: Reflections on the similarities between disability hate crime, so-called ‘mate’ crime, & domestic violence against women with intellectual disabilities
This article examines the similarities between domestic violence, disability hate crime, and "mate" crime (2016).
Academic Article Animal Abuse, CCR, Children, Stalking January 24, 2023