Education, Technical Assistance, and Public Policy

Education, Technical Assistance, and Public Policy

  • Federal agency that handles legal/policy issues and grant programs related to violence against women.

  • Information, resources, referrals on child abuse, domestic violence, elder abuse, and other family violence issues.

  • The NCADV is a coalition of grassroots and community organizations that work to prevent, assist, support, and treat victims of domestic violence. The website has contact info for state coalitions and other member organizations, as well as information about safety planning, domestic violence laws, and other related topics. Public policy efforts work to develop a national legislative agenda to address epidemic of domestic violence and to represent before elected officials the over 2,000 NCADV members and coalition partners.

  • Provides training, technical assistance, and consultation to advocates and policymakers on the most promising practices of the criminal and civil justice system in addressing domestic violence.  Criminal and Civil Justice staff can provide information and analyses on effective policing, prosecuting, sentencing, and monitoring of domestic violence offenders, as well as protection orders, confidentiality issues, divorce and custody, and separation violence. BWJP also manages the National Center on Full Faith and Credit.

  • The National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith and Credit (NCPOFFC) is a project of the Battered Women’s Justice Project. NCPOFFC’s mission is to facilitate implementation of the Full Faith and Credit clause of the Violence Against Women Act in all states, tribes, and territories by raising public awareness of the statute’s requirements and by providing problem-solving technical assistance and support to individuals and jurisdictions.

  • International, multifaith organization working to end sexual and domestic violence by helping religious leaders become part of community response to domestic violence. Works with clergy and religious communities by providing on-site training, as well as internet, video, and other informational resources to prevent sexual and domestic violence.  Special projects focus on clergy ethics, prevention of child abuse, trafficking and sexual exploitation.

  • Public policy and education address multiple aspects of domestic violence and abuse, nationally and internationally.

  • Public education on a variety of issues regarding athletes and violent behavior. Also provides advocacy, referrals and research for victims of violence by athletes. Promotes positive athlete development through education, support and accountability.

  • Works to provide information, training, technical assistance, program development, funding to state and community domestic violence organizations; lobbies congress for comprehensive legislative remedies to end domestic violence. Special projects include Women of Color Leadership Project, Technology Safety Project, Transitional Housing Project, VAWA implementation.

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