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A Practical Guide for Creating Trauma-Informed Disability, Domestic Violence, and Sexual Assault Organizations

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Domestic Violence Homicide Reduction Workshop Series Part 1: Current Prevention Efforts, Gaps, What the Data Say, and What You Can Do to Address the Needs of Underserved Communities

The STOP Implementation Plan process requires STOP Administrators and their planning partners to examine and analyze a number of factors related to domestic violence homicides in the state, meaningfully respond to the needs of underserved communities, and articulate a STOP planning and grantmaking strategy that addresses all of these issues. This workshop is designed to ….  Read More
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Domestic Violence Homicide Reduction Workshop Series Part 2: Engaging with Communities as a Tool for Enhancing Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention

This workshop explores how STOP Administrators can use community engagement to address the limitations of current domestic violence homicide prevention efforts in their state. This workshop: ● Defines community engagement and distinguish it from outreach. ● Describes the key benefits and qualities of the approach. ● Explores how community engagement can be used to examine ….  Read More
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Domestic Violence Homicide Reduction Workshop Series Part 3: Understanding and Applying Research and Qualitative Data for Domestic Violence Homicide Reduction Efforts

This workshop focuses on understanding and applying qualitative research and data approaches to domestic violence homicide in underserved communities. The workshop: ● Defines qualitative research and data approaches; ● Explores possible qualitative research questions; ● Provides guidance on choosing the right qualitative data collection method; ● Shares tips about qualitative research and data, as well ….  Read More
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Webinar: A Review of STOP Subgrantee Progress Reporting Forms for Administrators

VAWA MEI staff discussed how to submit subgrantee reports, reviewed the most frequently reported sections of the subgrantee reporting form, and demonstrated how STOP Administrators should conduct their review of the subgrantee reporting form. This webinar included tips and tricks for analyzing subgrantee reports, including common errors to keep an eye out for.  (Presented on ….  Read More
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Webinar: A-Z Advocacy Model: How Asian/Pacific Islander Programs Operationalize Culturally-Specific Services

The A-Z Advocacy Model for Asian and Pacific Islander Survivors identifies the integration of program design principles and evidence-informed practices that address some of the unique abuser, family, community, and systems generated risks that API survivors face. This webinar addresses how the A-Z Advocacy Model can inform the development of STOP implementation plans; engage with ….  Read More
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Webinar: Addressing Human Trafficking within the STOP Formula Grant Program

Human trafficking, or modern-day slavery, is a reality facing communities across our nation. This crime involves the exploitation by one person of another for compelled sex or labor is perpetrated by domestic, dating, and sexual violence offenders and stalkers who target intimate partners and family members for violence and abuse. This makes it vital that ….  Read More
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Webinar: Elder Abuse: How You Can Make a Difference for Older Victims of Abuse as a STOP Administrator

As a STOP Administrator, you have a unique opportunity to enhance the safety and quality of life of older victims in your state. Bonnie Brandl and Juanita Davis from the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL) provide an overview of elder abuse, the OVW Abuse in Later Life Program, and NCALL resources. Martie Washington, Program Coordinator in the Nevada Attorney General’s ….  Read More
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Webinar: For Deaf, By Deaf: What STOP Administrators Can Do to Support Deaf Survivors’ Healing and Justice

There are more than 7 million Deaf and hard of hearing people in the United States. They are two times more likely to be victims of domestic violence and sexual assault than hearing people, and face cultural and communication barriers to hearing victim services and other systems-based responses. “For Deaf, by Deaf” victim services – ….  Read More
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Webinar: Human Trafficking and the Impact of COVID-19

Human trafficking does not stop during crises and disasters: quite the opposite. Traffickers take advantage of people’s vulnerabilities and exploit them even more during natural disasters, political unrest, and economic instability. The crisis brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic is no exception. This webinar helps: Ground STOP administrators on how Covid-19 and its effects have ….  Read More
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Webinar: Human Trafficking and the STOP Grant Program: Understanding the Impact of Trauma

A trafficking survivor’s history of trauma likely will have a profound effect on them throughout their life and, in particular, can impact their interaction with anyone in the justice system. This webinar will help ground STOP administrators on how trauma affects human trafficking survivors, how the programs funded under STOP can be trauma-informed, and how ….  Read More
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Webinar: Improving Access to Courts Through Technology: Innovative Ideas for the STOP Formula Grants Courts Set-Aside

The 5% courts set-aside is the smallest allocation category within the STOP Formula Grants Program, and STOP administrators may find it challenging to identify projects that are both impactful and affordable. Given that many state and local courts around the country have not yet had the opportunity to upgrade technological features that can provide opportunities ….  Read More
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Webinar: New STOP Administrator Webinar

This webinar is geared towards new STOP Administrators (3 years or less). An overview of ALSO STAAR Project TA along with ALSO STAAR Project products are reviewed. Products shared include the STOP Administrator’s Handbook, Implementation Planning Tool, Implementation Plan Template Packet, and resources for STOP Administrators found on ALSO’s website are shared. (Presented on 12/11/17) ….  Read More
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Webinar: Similarities and Differences Between VOCA and VAWA Formula Grants

This webinar discussed similarities and differences between the STOP Formula Grant and VOCA Victim Assistance Formula Grant programs including: An overview of allowable costs and activities; Strategic spending of funds; Eligible applicants; and Match. (Presented on 12/5/2019) Materials: VAWA VOCA Webinar Slides Financial,Match,VAWA
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Webinar: STOP Formula Grants Program Calculations

In this webinar, Marnie Shiels, OVW Attorney Advisor, reviewed calculations related to the STOP Formula Grants Program with a  focus on allocation of funds, calculation of administrative funds, the 20% sexual assault set-aside, and match. Additionally, Amy Loder, OVW Associate Director, reviewed the match waiver process. This webinar also included a live demonstration of how ….  Read More
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