Policies & Protocols
Updated March 2019
Policy and procedure template for encounters with domestic violence in the workplace. You may cut and paste as needed to create a policy and procedure to fit your work place’s unique needs.
Published Jan 2007
This best practice plan provide methods for disarming domestic violence defendants in the following sectors: 911 dispatch, law enforcement, victim advocates, probation, prosecution, defense attorneys, judges, and DV treatment providers.
Published April 2005
This protocol is intended to provide guidance and procedural direction for law enforcement agencies, courts, Child Protective Services (CPS) workers, and service providers when responding to domestic violence in relationships where there are children, and the children may subject to maltreatment.
Resource & Training Guides
A faith community is one of the few places where you may have the abuser, survivor, and their children all in the same place, hearing the same message, and connecting to the same belief system. This toolkit supplies faith leaders with resources and best practices for supporting survivors and holding perpetrators accountable with their spiritual practice.
This “Train the Trainers” manual provides instruction on how to identify domestic violence, build understanding and empathy for survivors, support survivors and their children, understand the impact of DV on parenting, and cultivate resiliency in children.
The sections of this handbook describe and discuss the characteristics of an abusive relationship, steps to intervention and the legal system. They are designed to provide the facts, the common warning signs of abuse and appropriate methods of intervention.