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Website VINEJanuary 1, 2014

Victim Notification network

VINE is an online network portal to access victim notification for inmate release and updates. VINE provides victims and concerned citizens with information. VINELink can be accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to provide the most reliable information for custody status changes and criminal case information. The VINE service provides information by phone, email, TTY, and text message where available.

Publication Adam Dodge, Laura’s House & Erica Johnstone, Ridder, Costa & Johnstone LLPApril 4, 2018

Using Fake Video Technology To Perpetuate Intimate Partner Abuse

Domestic Violence Advisory

Publication Richard G. Soper, MD, JD, MS, FASAM, DABAM, Editor-in-ChiefOctober 6, 2014

Intimate Partner Violence and Co-Occurring Substance Abuse/Addiction

This article provides background information on addiction in the context of intimate partner violence, identifies the prevalence and health consequences, and provides insights on intervention.


One Love Foundation: Educating and Activating Young People in the Movement to End Relationship Abuse
Prevention Peer Network

The One Love Foundation educates young people about healthy and unhealthy relationships, mobilizing them in a movement for change. One Love’s Bay Area Executive Director will take you through the background of the organization, provide an overview of their educational approach, including highlights from their film-based campaign #ThatsNotLove, and share how you can leverage their tools and resources in your communities.

Publication Family Violence Appellate Project California Partnership to End Domestic Violence

California Domestic Violence Law Compendium 2018

Every year, the Partnership and Family Violence Appellate Project (FVAP) provide an updated list, with descriptions, of the most relevant California laws affecting DV survivors and their families–including statutes, constitutional provisions, resolutions, and rules of court. The list is compiled into a document called a Compendium of DV Laws, and is published for free here on the Partnership’s website and FVAP’s website.  Please note the document is only informational and is not legal advice.

Technology, Intimate Partner Violence and Safety Planning

Presented by Corbin Streett, MSW – National Network to End Domestic Violence

In this 90-minute webinar, participants will learn how to help survivors of intimate partner violence and stalking access technology and online spaces more safely and privately. Participants will learn how technology and social media is often misused in the context of intimate partner violence, and how to incorporate this knowledge into safety planning with clients.

Please see below for the links shared during the webinar:


New Laws Handout – Bills Signed into Law – 2017

Every year, new laws are passed in California which may impact survivors and the programs that provide services to domestic violence victims. Unless otherwise specified, these new laws take effect on January 1, 2018. This fact sheet provides an overview of these laws by subject area.

Publication California Partnership to End Domestic ViolenceJanuary 23, 2018

Shifting the Narrative on Adolescent Dating Abuse

This guide provides recommendations for discussing adolescent dating abuse prevention, with a special focus on reaching education leaders.

Webinar Prevention Institute

Sectors Acting for Equity: Toward a Health Equity and Multi-sector Approach to Preventing DV
Prevention Peer Network

There is a growing understanding that addressing social determinants of health is critical for health, safety, and health equity, but few frameworks focus on domestic violence prevention through this lens. This webinar will explore the link between community determinants and DV, and demonstrate how the community environment represents an actionable place to promote safe relationships and the reduction of DV. It will showcase recent research conducted by Prevention Institute that supports advancing a health equity and multi-sector approach to DV prevention.


Understanding the Impacts of Domestic Violence on Survivors

The Depp v. Heard trial has been trauma activating for many survivors. At this moment when domestic violence is receiving a lot of sensationalized attention throughout the various forms of media, we affirm the need for attention on concrete solutions—those that support survivors, educate on the realities of domestic violence, and prevent it from occurring in the first place.