Domestic Violence

 

The Justice Clearinghouse covers the topic of Domestic Violence on a regular basis: through the webinars we hold, the articles we write, as well as the articles we curate from other respected sources. 

Begin or enhance your knowledge about how to investigate, prosecute and supervise Domestic Violence offenders by reviewing some of the information below.

Upcoming Webinars

Andrew Campbell
10 / 02 / 2018

Based on recent publication in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, which is the first in literature to utilize police officer observations and victims reports from the scene to quantify [...]

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Growing and Nurturing Elder Abuse MDTs
Lindsay Calamia
Peg Horan
10 / 04 / 2018

The beauty of an elder abuse multidisciplinary team is that it can evolve, grow and naturally, powerfully, integrate with a region’s intervention options for older adults who are [...]

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Setting Up Your Firearms Surrender Program
Krystle Curley
Kimberly Wyatt
10 / 04 / 2018

Removing firearms from those who are prohibited is easier said than done.  Learn how King County, Washington came together to create a regional and multidisciplinary approach to removing firearms [...]

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Understanding Sexual Violence and Appropriate Responses to Survivors
Jason Vail Cruz
Lindsay Ashworth
11 / 29 / 2018

This one-hour training is appropriate for justice professionals working with victims of sexual violence. After a brief overview of the dynamics of sexual violence, the neurobiology of trauma, and the [...]

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Mahri Irvine, PhD
01 / 29 / 2019

“Why don’t they just leave?” This question is asked by many people who are good-intentioned and concerned about the safety of domestic violence victims. However, there [...]

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Karen Webber
03 / 07 / 2019

Financial exploitation of older adults is occurring more and more across the United States.  Despite the prevalence of these cases, first responders like police, case workers, and concerned family [...]

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04 / 02 / 2019

The vast majority of sexual violence and domestic violence offenders are heterosexual men. However, some offenders are women. What are the primary motivating factors and issues at work in the [...]

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Roger Blevins
Dyanne Greer
04 / 18 / 2019

The investigation and prosecution of Abusive Head Trauma cases is fraught with perceived contradictions in the medical literature.  In fact, AHT is very well accepted medical concept worldwide [...]

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Andrew Campbell
05 / 07 / 2019

This webinar will discuss the specific threats of physical, psychological, and emotional harm for children living in a home where domestic violence occurs. Common misconceptions will be addressed, including the [...]

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Roger Blevins
07 / 09 / 2019

When is a bruise not just a bruise?  When it represents an injury mechanism that was potentially life-threatening to a child.  Jurors frequently do not understand the force [...]

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Andrew Campbell
07 / 23 / 2019

This webinar utilizes victim reports and police officer observations from the scene of Intimate Partner Violence incidents involving pregnant victims, to describe the extensive risks of harm for mother-fetus pairs [...]

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Roger Blevins
09 / 10 / 2019

Ninety five percent of all delayed ano-genital examinations in cases of suspected child sexual abuse are normal.  While usually normal, delayed sexual abuse examinations are noninvasive & are critical [...]

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Recorded Webinars

Firearms Relinquishment
Kimberly Wyatt
Sandra Shanahan

Domestic violence is the single greatest predictor of future violent crime. When households get access to firearms this is further aggravated. There’s also the fact that domestic violence [...]

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Lindsay Calamia
Peg Horan

Handling and investigating cases entails effort, for some, it takes a village. Collaborating across multiple agencies can get tedious. At times, one might wish that all the stakeholders can just [...]

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Understanding Sexual Assault Perpetration
Tasha Menaker, Ph.D.

This course is the final installment of a three-part webinar series that Dr. Tasha Menaker and the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence prepared to discuss the many [...]

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Financial Elder Exploitation
Karen Webber

Elder abuse can happen in various forms, from the most explicit physical abuse to the more discrete emotional and financial abuse. Today’s course will zero in on financial [...]

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Understanding Sexual Assault Perpetration
Tasha Menaker, Ph.D.

Dr. Tasha Menaker is back on Justice Clearinghouse for part two of her three-part webinar series that seeks to understand sexual assault perpetration. Dr. Menaker holds an MA in Clinical [...]

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Upstandership Elder Justice
Philip Marshall

Brooke Astor was a socialite with a heart for philanthropy and she lived a long, amazing life. That is until her son, Tony Marshall took advantage of Brooke’s [...]

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Beyond Victim Blaming - Understanding and Working with Victims of Domestic Violence
Sara E. Mahoney

There has been a surge of support for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence worldwide. On the flipside, shining light on the issue also attracts the attention of those [...]

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Animal Cruelty and Collateral Crimes
Jessica Rock

Numerous evidence and research points to the correlation between animal cruelty cases to other serious crimes including gambling, drugs, gangs, elder abuse, domestic violence, bestiality, as well as child pornography [...]

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Articles

During their presentation, "Domestic Violence and Firearm Relinquishment: From Honor System to Actual Enforcement," presenters Sandra Shanahan and Kim Wyatt shared a great saying they learned from [...]

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Webinar presenters Peg Horan and Lindsay Calamia answered a number of your questions after their webinar, "How to Launch an Elder Abuse Multi-Disciplinary Team -- and Why." Here [...]

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Christina McCale

Established elder abuse MDTs can face unique challenges in their evolution. From the addition and departure of new members to the risk of "scope creep," EMDTs can become [...]

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Christina McCale

While not a new concept to the justice system, Multi-Disciplinary Teams (MDTs) can be a critical difference in addressing elder abuse cases, by leveraging the various perspectives, expertise and resources [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Tasha Menaker answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "Understanding Sexual Assault Perpetration: Sex Offender Management and Treatment." Here are a few of [...]

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Christina McCale

Domestic violence and guns can be a lethal combination.  In 2014, Washington State adopted a firearms relinquishment law allowing courts to issue “Orders to Surrender Weapons” [...]

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Webinar presenter Karen Webber answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "Investigating Financial Exploitation: Think Like A Forensic Accountant." Here are a few of [...]

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Webinar presenter Sara Mahoney answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "Beyond Victim Blaming: Understanding and Working with Victims of Domestic Violence​." Here are a [...]

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