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Whether you’re a seasoned advocate, a student, or a community member interested in learning more about domestic violence, our user-friendly resource library is a great tool for you. We have compiled an extensive database of publications, images, websites, webinars and more — all dedicated to understanding the dynamics of abuse, prevention strategies and community solutions. 

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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.

LGBTQ+ Identities and Intimate Partner Violence

Would you like to know more about the unique challenges LGBTQ+ individuals face when experiencing intimate partner violence? Have you thought about how your organization can become more inclusive? Sarah Sullivan from Catalyst Domestic Violence Services will share her expertise, helping participants:
• understand ways that intimate partner violence may look different in LGBTQ+ relationships,
• identify unique barriers for LGBTQ+ individuals when utilizing services & seeking support,
• and walk away with practical ways to provide a welcoming and inclusive space.


Building the Evidence for Domestic Violence Services and Interventions: Intermediate Health and Patient-Centered Outcomes

This report summarizes intermediate and outcome measures that domestic violence programs and services can utilize to evaluate effectiveness and demonstrate value.


Domestic Violence Health Care Partnerships Sustainability Primer

This tool was developed to support sustainability planning for domestic violence and health care partnerships. It provides guidance on how to develop a value proposition, design a funding approach, and actively seek funding sources.


Developing a Trauma and Resilience Focused Accountable Community for Health

This brief describes the ways in which trauma affects health and key considerations for developing accountable communities for health (ACH) approaches focused on trauma and resilience.


Impact of DV on Health Infographic

This infographic summarizes the linkages between domestic violence (DV) and health outcomes and costs.


Domestic Violence Literature Review: Analysis Report

This report offers a synthesis of evidence collected over the past 10 years demonstrating how domestic violence is a key driver of health care costs in the United States.


Publication Family Violence Appellate Project and California Partnership to End Domestic Violence

California Domestic Violence Law Compendium 2017

This resource is an overview of all domestic violence law in the state of California. It is updated every year and encompasses family, civil, and criminal law, as well as, varying code sections.